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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • San Diego


Job Id N1969940
Job Title Senior Sourcing Specialist
Post Date 02/20/2019
Company Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Job Area Procurement
Location California - San Diego
Job Overview - Develop and own product cost models from project concept through development, keep informed of definition changes, and provide regular cost projection updates to business teams as assumptions change. - Support project roadmap decision-making by providing cost analyses to Product Management teams, including but not limited to recommendations regarding die size and technology cost trade-off. - Provide foundry negotiation support by conducting die cost/wafer price analyses and proposing negotiation targets. - Perform cost variance reporting. Understand product cost structure, identify and analyze quarterly variances, and visualize cost deltas. - Work with cross-functional teams (Sourcing, Finance, Engineering) to drive quarterly cost update cycles. Responsible for ensuring data accuracy and completeness of updates. - Utilize strong follow-up, influencing, and negotiation skills to drive gaps to closure and ensure timely execution of cross-functional activities required for cost update. - Monitor and validate product setups in the system and provide inputs in cross-functional forum. - Train users on completing system inputs/tasks and troubleshoot missing cost inputs/calculations. - Provide routine and ad-hoc reporting for internal customers. Streamline current reporting and develop new reports to better address business needs. - Organize and attend meetings with cross-functional teams to drive alignment on updated cost/price assumptions. Maintain internal cost database and ensure it is always up-to-date. - Identify and define new process improvement opportunities.
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
Minimum Qualifications - Minimum 4 years of experience in Financial/Business analyst or similar role with proven knowledge of financial/cost modelling and analyzing/interpreting cost and cost drivers.
- Semiconductor foundry and/or SAT experience a strong plus. Knowledge of process technologies, silicon wafer pricing, semiconductor capital equipment cost, and performance feature sets of node choices highly desirable.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office suite; advanced knowledge of Excel is a must (vlookups, pivot tables, etc.).
- BS/BA in Business, Finance, Industrial Engineering, or similar background.
Preferred Qualifications - Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with high attention to accuracy and detail. - Flexible/adaptable and experienced working in fast-paced environments and under tight timelines. - Possess common sense, the ability to work independently, excellent verbal and written communication skills. - Experience with Sharepoint desirable. - Working knowledge of BI tools such as Oracle or IBM TM1 preferred. Proficiency with Tableau or other data visualization tools a plus. - Masters degree preferred.
Education Requirements Required: Bachelor's, Business Administration and/or Finance and/or Industrial & Prod Engineering
Preferred: Master's, Business Administration and/or Finance and/or Industrial & Prod Engineering
Keywords cost analysis, product cost, sourcing, semiconductor, wafer, tm1, procurement, SAT

About the company

Billions, maybe trillions of times a day…

That’s how often people around the world likely grab for their smartphone- and all that incredible stuff a phone can do that keeps people reaching for it multiple times a day- Qualcomm invented the stuff that made that stuff possible.

Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We come from different countries and diverse cultures, speak different languages and offer unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—to lead the way to a new era of intelligent, connected devices.

Qualcomm’s technologies powered the smartphone revolution by connecting the phone to the Internet, and now we are changing everything about everything else. We pioneered 3G and 4G, propelling mobile to the forefront of the technology world, and now, we are leading the way to 5G that will connect billions more. Our products revolutionize industries from automotive and IoT to healthcare and data-centers, and are allowing millions of devices to connect with each other in new ways never imagined.

We've been called dreamers, inventors, rebels, risk takers, pioneers and geeks. We dream big. We invent bigger. Most importantly, we often do what many think is impossible in the name of innovation.

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