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Supplier Manager - Electronics & Board Level Test

Location: 

Fort Worth, TX, US, 76118

Brand:  Allied Electronics
Function:  Product & Supplier Management

About Allied Electronics & Automation
Allied Electronics & Automation is a high service level, authorized distributor of industrial automation, interconnect, cabling, and electromechanical products. We are part of the $1.7 billion global distributor, Electrocomponents, serving as Allied Electronics & Automation in the Americas and RS Components around the rest of the world.

 

Our global footprint and world-class logistics allow us to give customers the products they need, when they need them.

 

We pride ourselves on the great working environment that we’ve created at Allied, where our employees can make a difference in the lives our customers, we can move fast, experiment when needed, can operate with autonomy and where everyone is focused on doing the right thing for the customer.

 

Function
This role will be focused on helping to build, grow and expand our offer in the technologies of Electronics, Hardware and Board Level Test products.  The category includes products like capacitors, resistors, ESD products, hardware and board level test products.  Experience with products and suppliers in this space is preferred.  The Supplier Manager will be focused on proactively driving growth and delivering high KPI performance results with existing and new suppliers. The position will be responsible for developing and successfully implementing supplier business plans, co-ordinate supplier activities such as marketing, reporting and promoting Allied to external stake holders. Skills in proactive relationship management and experience in driving cross functional teams to execute marketing activities are a must.  This individual will work synergistically with a Product Portfolio Manager in order to meet growth expectations.

 

What Success Looks Like
The Supplier Manager Role is heavily focused on developing and maintaining strong relationships with our suppliers and with other stakeholders in Allied’s business.  Performance indicators will include:

  • Building strong relationships with your suppliers and positioning yourself as their “Go To” person
  • Dynamic presentation skills that show both an understanding of Allied’s business and the supplier’s needs.
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills to drive activities resulting in supplier growth
  • Ability to capture, articulate, and follow up on action items by collaboration with internal and external stakeholders

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Driving high performance in sales growth targets, new customer acquisition, and implementing strategy to gain market share for existing suppliers
  2. Developing strategic plans and executing actions to deliver successful results on high profile accounts
  3. Efficiently launch new suppliers that add value to the customer and re-enforce the Allied long term strategy
  4. Collaborating with suppliers and marketing to develop effective campaigns
  5. Lead and Coordinate supplier business reviews 
  6. Effectively promote Allied’s long term strategy, core competencies, and competitive strengths to external stake holders
  7. Develop and maintain professional working relationships with:
  • Suppliers
  • Sales personnel
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain
  • Warehouse and logistic staff
  • Corporate support staff – accounting, business analysts, etc

 

Essential Qualifications, Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • Can effectively communicate (verbal, written and listening)
  • Exhibits strong customer service and is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. 
  • Must have strong teamwork, organizational, & analytical skills
  • Knows how to set priorities and can quickly zero in on what is critical.
  • Must have proficient level of skill in Microsoft word, excel and power point
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to build effective relationships.
  • Can utilize process improvement skills to figure out how to get things done.

 

Education and/or Experience
Require two to three years of Industrial distribution experience in similar role. Preference given for a four year degree in Businesses or related field but not necessary.   

 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Allied is an equal opportunity employer and maintains policies and practices that are designed to prevent and prohibit unlawful discrimination against any qualified employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other unlawful classification to the extent protected by law. This policy of nondiscrimination applies to all employment practices, including hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, training and termination. Employees who engage in unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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