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Global Indirect Sourcing Manager

Req ID:  84004

Maxeon Solar Technologies is a global leader in solar innovation. Built from 35 years of boundary-pushing solar innovation, Maxeon designs, manufactures, and sells industry leading SunPower branded solar products. Maxeon is Powering Positive ChangeTM every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 5,000 people globally.

We hold ourselves to a higher standard, striving for the highest integrity, safety, and quality. We thrive together as a global team, embracing our diverse backgrounds to make a positive impact on the world.
Join us in POWERING POSITIVE CHANGE™

 

 

SUMMARY OF ROLE 

Maxeon is seeking an energetic individual who is commercially astute, agile and keen to make a significant difference as Manager - Global Indirect Sourcing. With a nimble, hands-on, can-do attitude, this individual will play a key role in shaping the indirect procurement landscape as part of Supply Chain to support Maxeon’s growth.  

 

Reporting into the Director, Global Indirect Sourcing, he/ she and will be responsible for the coordination and execution of strategic and tactical sourcing strategies in a range of complex categories across our global landscape.   

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned): 

 

  • Develop and execute category strategies and sourcing events to optimize total cost of ownership with a focus on value, performance and quality.  

  • Lead negotiations of Master Service and Master Supply Agreements, reducing risk and maximise benefits (both cost and non-cost)  

  • Lead and coordinate with regional buyers and contracts managers as required  

  • Lead and collaborate with Marketing, Sales, HR, Finance, Legal, to develop meaningful portfolio-level market activities (advisory, RFQ, RFPs, supplier and contract management) and partnerships to ensure value delivery  

  • Input and support the introduction of relevant digitalization into procurement and supply chain process 

  • Ensure business alignment, compliance and value creation in P2P process, quality management in function, E&I and ESG initiatives  

  • Collaborate and work cross-functionally to support optimal procurement outcomes  

  • Support other projects/ initiatives within Procurement when necessary   

 

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCES  

The least amount of skills and training candidates must have to do a specific job.   

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree ideally in a commercial discipline, with 8 – 10 years of relevant experience 

  • Strong knowledge and practical experience in procurement across a broad range of categories (i.e. HR, professional services, travel, facilities management, marketing, IT) 

  • Ability to lead and execute procurement projects on an end-to-end basis, either directly or work with a team;  

  • Strong ability to execute contract negotiations, devise and execute contract and supplier management programs with key supplier partners   

  • Experience working with different procurement structure and models of maturity (centre-led/ regional);  

  • Strong experience in project management and change management  

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work and collaborate with a broad range of business and functional stakeholders  

  • Good working knowledge of spend analytics, source to contract, procure to pay process and systems, experience with procurement digitalization would be advantageous (i.e. SAP ARIBA, Oracle, Coupa) 

 

Desired Traits & Behaviours  

 

  • A continuous improvement mindset and keen to make a difference  

  • Ability to thrive in ambiguous situations, with bias for action and solutioning   

  • Strong Time management amongst multiple priorities  

  • Tenacious, self-driven, resilient 

  • Technology-savvy 

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by national, federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

​At Maxeon Solar Technologies, we believe records are made to be broken.

Join our dynamic team where we:

  • Push the Boundaries
  • Hold Ourselves to a Higher       Standard
  • Thrive Together

 

 

 

 

 


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