Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Job Description

Sanmina Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM) is a leading integrated manufacturing solutions provider serving the fastest-growing segments of the global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina Corporation provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering superior quality and support to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) primarily in the communications networks, defense and aerospace, industrial and semiconductor systems, medical, multimedia, computing and storage, automotive and clean technology sectors. Sanmina Corporation has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world.


Job Purpose:

This position is responsible for sourcing, negotiating, buying and managing a wide range of purchase requisitions in support of production in a compliant manner aligned with internal policies and procedures. 

Nature of Duties:

  • Coordinate purchasing activities and process purchase requisitions in a timely manner 
  • Analyze demand to determine need using MRP system
  • Send out RFQ's for price and availability 
  • Monitor supplier delivery 
  • Negotiate price/volume/delivery dates 
  • Process RMA's
  • Expedite and reschedule as necessary to meet production requirements
  • Responsible for resolving AP/AR issues through analysis and investigation
  • Drive profitability through good understanding of our material and labor costs as they relate to our desired business goals
  • May research alternative suppliers for obsolete or long lead time parts 
  • May manage implementation of engineering changes, interpretation of procurement policies, process improvement projects, contract negotiation and approval of PPV's
  • Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in related field
  • 1 - 2 Years of related experience
  • Purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment preferred, but not required
  • Strong analytical and project management skills
  • Proficient with MS office (emphasis on Excel formulas)
  • ERP system experience (preferably Oracle) preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable interacting with suppliers as well as Sanmina customers
  • Self-starter, demonstrates initiative and commitment, able to work in teams and as an individual contributor

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