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Arrow Electronics Supplier Development Manager in Kista, Sweden


Supplier Development Manager

Job Description:

As a Supplier Development Manager, you will develop and manage the relationship with assigned suppliers. You will also drive the implementation of new suppliers for Arrow Global Supply Chain Services.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Capitalize on and drive development of assigned suppliers, in alignment with global strategies and applicable business models.

  • Perform regular business reviews to maximise performance of assigned suppliers.

  • Create, develop and manage effective relationships with assigned suppliers’

  • Act as escalation point for management of the suppliers.

  • Own and drive the implementation schedule according to internal and external capacity.

  • Work with the internal Arrow supplier and customer organizations toward continuous improvement of the supply chain and service level.

  • Efficiently network throughout the Arrow organizations to achieve key tasks and responsibilities.

The successful applicant:

  • Knows how to build strong and effective relationships both internally and externally.

  • Has extensive knowledge of supply chain and preferably experience in the electronics industry.

  • Has project management skills and background, with significant previous experience of logistics optimization (LEAN or Six Sigma certificates would be an advantage).

  • Can communicate with both internal and external communities.

  • Is a good negotiator with an experience in finding satisfactory solutions.

  • Is able to respond rapidly and professionally to the demand of a high-pressure commercial environment.

  • Is willing to work in a challenging and multicultural environment.

  • In proficient in English and preferably in Swedish

What we offer?

  • Professional and personal development in attractive industry

  • A very interesting role with many challenges and opportunities to learn

  • Daily cooperation with customers and suppliers in EMEA, ASIA and AMERICA.

  • Friendly work atmosphere and fair work-life balance

Arrow Global Supply Chain Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Arrow Electronics. We help large high-tech OEM clients execute their supply chain transformation strategy by implementing and executing end-to-end integrated supply chain orchestration services. We manage demand, supply, inventory, shipments, invoices and returns through our operational centres of excellence so that our clients can focus on their core competencies and other strategic initiatives. Arrow Global Supply Chain Services is a global leader in helping companies execute supply chain virtualization – a transformational supply chain strategy as identified in the 2019 Gartner Supply Chain Strategy Hype Cycle.



Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Product Management & Supplier Marketing

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