General Information

Req #
Career area:
Supply Chain
United States of America
North Carolina
Friday, June 17, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

Who You’ll Work With

At Lenovo, we manufacture one of the world’s widest portfolios of connected products, including PCs (ThinkPad, Yoga, Lenovo Legion), tablets, smartphones and workstations as well as augmented and virtual reality (Mirage, ThinkReality) and smart home/office solutions, software and services. Lenovo’s data center solutions (ThinkSystem, ThinkAgile) are creating the capacity and computing power for the connections that are changing business and society.

What You'll Do

The sourcing professional is responsible for managing the overall supplier relationship, drive cost savings, and ensure supply continuity.  The ideal candidate will be very familiar in Electronic Components industry, technology and market trend, cost structure & competitive landscape.  Responsibilities include:

  • Lead supplier selection activities and manage supplier relationship to ensure that the supply chain is capable of delivering high quality, cost effective materials in a fast paced dynamic and sometimes ambiguous environment.
  • Manage and negotiate contract terms
  • Work closely with Engineering team to influence technical design decisions to meet customer expectations, technical capabilities, and business objectives
  • Manage the Approved Vendors List (AVL) & new supplier development, supply improvement and contracts negotiation
  • Interface with cross-function teams to support parts life-cycle management
  • Develop, communicate & execute a sourcing strategy relative to the respective commodity and device, EE.
  • Lead Supplier Quarterly Business Review (QBR) for continuous improvement in supplier performance such as cost, quality, supply, technology, service, environment and ethics.
  • Update market trends including rigorous analysis of market drivers, cost structures, supply outlook and technical improvements.

This role is based in Morrisville, NC.


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Electronic Engineering, or Supply Chain management
  • 7+ years’ experience in sourcing, or engineering environment

Preferred Requirements:

  • Broad relationship with major IC suppliers, FE & BE suppliers in industry
  • Experience in Electronic Components (semi-conductor) related field is highly desirable
  • Proven success in sourcing activities, program management, market research, risk mitigation.
  • Strong cross-function team communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong problem-solving & leadership
  • Proactive thinking & ownership-taking
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Advanced Excel modeling capability such as writing macro is preferred

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America