Reutalization Enablement Specialist

  • Company:
    IBM
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 months ago
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**Introduction**

At IBM, work is more than a job – it’s a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

**Your Role and Responsibilities**

Manage and drive actions to enable parts with a Repair processes and available for rework (AFR) inventory for US region and / or Lenovo parts focus to maximize order mix and repair opportunities which reduces the purchase of new buy parts, resulting in cost avoidance and cost savings.

**DETAILS:**

+ Understand the global Reutilization organization and other organizations that tie to the job role and to use properly the communication channels, systems and databases.

+ Understand properly the individual GEO enablement process flow (AP vs. other geographies)

+ Enable a Repair process for parts and create a Request For Quotation (RFQ)with the relevant information for vendors including IBM Used Parts Control Instruction (UCI) where applicable.

+ Consolidation of RFQ files for the various vendors and their online storage using current tools.

+ Handle RFQ’s after agree /non-agree/ deletion by update of all systems and applications

+ Masterfile management, WMS, PIMS, CPPS application handling.

+ Management of Daily, Weekly and Monthly reports and various databases to ensure any part numbers requiring actions are resolved quickly.

+ Develop and maintain process measurements and continual updates to the various systems.

+ Escalate enablement problems to Engineering, Procurement, Planning and the various RCC vendors on a timely basis.

+ To handle special requests ( e.g. Turn Around Time, yield updates, AFR returns, etc. )

+ To handle special processes (e.g. Failure Analysis (FA), plant repair),

+ Submit UCI GEO comments in case of incomplete/incorrect UCI information and for sub activity.

+ Support of Life Cycle Management (LCM) teams.

+ Participate in weekly vendor RFQ status calls, monthly team status calls with Enablement and the various brand teams or meetings requiring your attendance.

**Key Deliverables**

+ To optimize and reduce the number of the open RFQ’s

+ To reduce the amount of warranty and repair processes on hold

+ Maximize the collection of AFR for parts with processes.

+ Cost saving for Reutalization (avoidance of new buy)

**Key New Hires assessments:**

– Regular meetings with Reutilization manager to track progress and address concerns from both sides

– Regular meetings with the Enablement Team Leader

**Required Technical and Professional Expertise**

+ Excellent English skills both verbal and written

+ Strong communication skills both verbal and written

+ Strong collaborative skills

+ Strong ability to work together with the Vendors independently to accomplish business results

+ Strong ability to solve issues independently / collectively

+ Strong ability to desing and accomplish process changes

+ Good analytical skills and competences

+ Good presentation skills

+ Data analytics skills or interest in data science are advantage

**Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise**

– Bachelor degree in Business Management, Business Economics, Logistics Management or similar

– SQL, DB2 experience

– Supply chain management (especially reverse logistics) experience

– MS Office (Excel, PP)

– Process (re-)engineering (Lean/6 sigma) / change management experience

– Supply chain management (especially reverse logistics) experience

– Team leadership experience

– IBM Service Parts Organization knowledge/background

– Procurement/Engineering background

**About Business Unit**

IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate – they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

**Your Life @ IBM**

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

**About IBM**

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

**Location Statement**

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

**Being You @ IBM**

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.