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    Group Procurement - Sourcing Manager, US

    • 15350
    • Operations/Purchase/ Logistics
    • Experienced Professionals
    • Administration
    • Procurement
    • USA
    • San Jose (CA)


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

    Job Description

    About Arm

    Arm is at the heart of the world's most advanced digital products. Our technology enables the creation of new markets and transformation of industries and society. We design scalable, energy efficient-processors and related technologies to deliver the intelligence in applications ranging from sensors to servers, including smartphones, tablets, enterprise infrastructure and the Internet of Things.

    Our innovative technology is licensed by Arm Partners who have shipped more than 50 billion Systems on Chip (SoCs) containing our intellectual property since the company began in 1990. Together with our Connected Community, we are breaking down barriers to innovation for developers, designers and engineers, ensuring a fast, reliable route to market for leading electronics companies.

    Arm is a leading global technology company. The business is experiencing rapid growth as it executes an investment strategy to shape the connected world. Arm generated revenues of $1.8bn in the year to March 2018 and has around 7,500 staff operating across the globe.

    Arm’s growing scale and complexity of operations requires a global, digital and best practice Category Management to meet the needs of our changing business.

    This is a great opportunity to join Arm and the Procurement team, to shape Strategic Sourcing, drive the change, whilst delivering results with notable value to the business.

    About the Role

    The main purpose of the role is to implement international leading Strategic Sourcing practices and to fulfill the following tasks - working closely with the business to proactively identify Sourcing initiatives, supporting the Category Managers (CM) in global and agreed US local negotiations to place suppliers under contract and supporting the Category Manager(s) with the subsequent supplier relationship management.

    The role holder will be responsible for developing Sourcing Initiatives primarily within the “Indirect Procurement” spend areas as IT, Property, Facilities Management, People and Engineering categories on a global basis (but with an initial focus on the UK and US) in conjunction with and under the direction of the Category Managers (CM)

    You will also effectively identify Sourcing opportunities starting with analysis of spend reporting and subsequent engagement with the business to agree with Sourcing requirements and plan development to allow execution – all in order to deliver greater value to the business, from quality, process, cost and time perspective.

    What will I be accountable for?

    Sourcing requirement and strategies

    • Understand/analyze Arm spend and supplier landscape
    • Understand/analyze relevant supplier capabilities
    • Know relevant business strategies, budget, plans and priorities
    • Develop and align Sourcing requirements plan
    • Plan and hands-on drive low to mid-size sourcing initiatives as directed by CM (s)
    • Ensure small size projects are supported and data captured and analyzed
    • Measure and report on Sourcing initiatives undertaken

    Stakeholder Management

    • Understand and document business sourcing requirements per category/sub-category areas
    • Align Sourcing strategies to Stakeholder expectations

    Regional Functional Support

    • Implement local/regional/global sourcing process for low to mid-size opportunities.
    • Ensure full visibility of business sourcing requirements
    • Manage reporting of Sourcing initiatives across all geographies and assigned categories

    Strategic Sourcing

    • Work within the CM(s) sourcing strategies and tactics for the categories in scope
    • Independently identify Sourcing initiatives with CM(s) guidance
    • Capture the requirements and support small sourcing projects, in all geographies.

    Category Governance

    • Work within category governance, engaging Stakeholders and teams in all geographies re the sourcing initiatives identified

    Job Requirements

    What skills, experience and qualifications do I need? 

    • Bachelor as a minimum
    • Strong exposure to various Procurement categories, primarily IT, Property, Facilities Management, People and Engineering
    • 5 years of documented experience within Strategic Procurement, with advanced Procurement analytical skills and strong knowledge of sourcing initiative identification
    • Documented experience of leading multi country sourcing initiatives
    • Experience in working in complex, high and low maturity global organizations
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

    At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our rare culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary:

    We not I

    Take daily responsibility to make the Global Arm community thrive.
    No individual owns the right answer. Brilliance is collective.
    Information is crucial, share it.
    Realise that we win when we collaborate — and that everyone misses out when we don’t.

    Passion for progress

    Our differences are our strength. Widen and mix up your network of connections.
    Difficult things can take unexpected directions. Stick with it.
    Make feedback positive and expansive, not negative and narrow.
    The essence of progress is that it can’t stop. Grow with it and own your own progress.

    Be your brilliant self

    Be quirky not egocentric.
    Recognise the power in saying ‘I don’t know’.
    Make trust our default position.
    Hold strong opinions lightly.



    ARM Benefits


    Your particular benefits package will depend on position and type of employment and may be subject to change. Your package will be confirmed on offer of employment. Arm’s benefits program provides permanent employees with the opportunity to stay innovative and healthy, ensure the wellness of their families, and create a positive working environment.

    • Annual Bonus Plan
    • Discretionary Cash Awards
    • 401(k), 100% matching on first 6% eligible earnings
    • Medical, Dental & Vision, 100% coverage for employee only, shared cost for dependents
    • Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D)
    • Short Term (STD) and Long Term (LTD) Disability Insurance
    • Vacation, 20 days per year with option to buy 5 more.
    • Holidays, 13 days per year
    • Sabbatical, 20 paid days every four-years of service
    • Sick Leave, 7 days per year
    • Volunteering, four hours per month (TeamARM)
    • Office location dependent: café on site, fitness facilities, team and social events
    • Additional benefits include: Flexible Spending Accounts for health and dependent care, EAP, Health Advocate, Business Travel Accident Program & Commuter programs.

      ARM, Inc. (USA) participates in E-Verify. For more information, please refer to www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

    About Arm

    Arm® technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate. From the unmissable to the invisible; our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs are enabling the intelligence in 86 billion silicon chips and securely powering products from the sensor to the smartphone to the supercomputer. With more than 1,000 technology partners including the world’s most famous business and consumer brands, we are driving Arm innovation into all areas compute is happening inside the chip, the network and the cloud.

    With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and highly talented professionals. By enabling an inclusive, meritocratic and open workplace where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their unique contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace.

    About the office

    The Arm San Jose office is nestled in California's Silicon Valley, just south of San Francisco. Serving as Arm’s North America headquarters, the office houses employees serving all divisions of Arm. World-renowned Stanford University is seen as a hub of innovation, helping to make San Jose one of the US’s fastest growing cities.

    San Jose, California USA
    Arm Inc.
    150 Rose Orchard Way
    San Jose, CA 95134-1358

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