Supplier Manager II (Remote in Mexico)

Mexico - Mexico City - Remote / Mexico - Aguascalientes - Remote / Mexico - Jalisco - Remote / Mexico - Nuevo Leon - Remote / Mexico - Puebla - Remote / Mexico - Queretaro - Remote
Corporate Functions - CFO Group – Supply Chain /
Full - Time /
Remote
The Supplier Manager II at Rackspace Technology is responsible for managing the vendor relationship, negotiations, and works as a business partner with the company's departments. Serves as the sole interface between the customer, Rackspace strategic sourcing team, and suppliers to ensure that sourcing needs are met.

Work Location: Remote
- Fluent, Bi-lingual (Spanish and English): Please submit a resume in English to be considered for the role. interviews will be held in English.
- Role can work remotely in the states of Ciudad de Mexico, Jalisco, Nuevo Leon, Aguascalientes, Queretaro, Estado de Mexico and Puebla.
- This opportunity is a permanent remote job, but you need to be based in Mexico at one of the above locations.

Responsibilities

    • Optimize internal customer relationships by building a solid rapport with everyone within the organization and managing global sourcing supplier relationships.
    • Enhance the procurement and supply chain processes throughout all entities (Domestic and International) by entering into global strategic sourcing partnerships.
    • Identify and take advantage of strategic sourcing opportunities and manage difficult situations to ensure that the Strategic sourcing team’s reputation for Fanatical Support is upheld.
    • Maintain direct contact with internal customers throughout the entire supply chain with efforts to minimize cost, shorten delivery times, and maximize quality.
    • The focus of work may be in the whole supply chain from acquisition to disposal.
    • Lead, coordinate, and manage production supply and service agreements for the business.
    • Develop and process RFQ’s, RFP’s, PO requisitions and Partnership agreements.
    • Manage a Supplier Performance Scorecard program with critical suppliers and maintain company Approved Supplier List.
    • Establish alliances with key production suppliers and perform supplier site visits and audits as required.
    • Guide and assist team members on procurement best practices, e- procurement technology, and supplier relationship management practices.
    • Interface with internal customers with integrate procurement planning and budgeting process.
    • Develop and conduct market analysis and research that will help define commodity markets, analyze trends, competition, capacity and purchasing buying power.

Knowledge

    • Basic to expert knowledge of purchasing principles and practices.
    • Prior knowledge of a technology-based service-oriented industry is preferred.
    • Prior knowledge of Oracle is preferred but not required.
    • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
    • Bilingual (Spanish and English)
    • Experience in handling multiple tasks and the ability to prioritize and highly varied work level to maintain required productivity levels.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills and qualities.
    • Basic understanding of supplier management techniques.
    • Strong project management skills.
    • Ability to communicate technical info and ideas so others will understand.
    • Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups.
    • Ability to provide FANATICAL support.

Education/Experience

    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Bachelor's degree in business or related field required.
    • At the manager’s discretion, equivalent additional experience may substitute for the degree requirement
    • Minimum of 2 years of related experience
Work Location: Remote
- Fluent, Bi-lingual (Spanish and English): Please submit a resume in English to be considered for the role. interviews will be held in English.
- Role can work remotely in the states of Ciudad de Mexico, Jalisco, Nuevo Leon, Aguascalientes, Queretaro, Estado de Mexico and Puebla.
- This opportunity is a permanent remote job, but you need to be based in Mexico at one of the above locations.

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About Rackspace Technology
We are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.
 
 
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