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Procurement Specialist, Sr
Posted on 5/26/2022
San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile
  • Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day
  • Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely
  • Works under some supervision
  • Provides some supervision/guidance to other members; does not have direct reports
  • Decisions are moderate in nature. Errors are detected and corrected with relatively minor financial impact or effect on projects, operations, or customer relationships. May require involvement beyond immediate work group to correct
  • Requires verbal and written communication skills to convey information that may be somewhat complex to others who may have limited knowledge of the subject in question. Role may require basic negotiation and influence, cooperation, tact, and diplomacy, etc
  • Works within the prescribed budgetary objectives of the department. Erroneous decisions, failure to achieve results may cause delays in schedules and result in the re-allocation of some resources
  • Some tasks require multiple steps which must be performed in a specific order; directions or manuals can accurately document the steps necessary to perform the task
  • Some creativity may be required to troubleshoot technical problems or deal with novel circumstances
  • Deductive problem solving is required to solve moderately complex problems; most problems have defined processes of diagnosis/detection; some limited data analysis may be required
  • Incumbent's input may be solicited during strategic planning period
  • Has no influence over key organizational decisions
  • Identifies internal stakeholder needs and requirements for generally defined small to medium projects
  • Identifies potential service and product suppliers who can deliver value to Qualcomm and project objectives based on an in-depth understanding of stakeholder needs and category expertise
  • Stays abreast of market and supplier trends (e.g., cost drivers, technology) by collecting data to support the category strategies
  • Executes go-to-market procurement strategies based upon the needs of the business unit and stakeholder input
  • Develops procurement supplier selection criteria specifications for straightforward products or services that are aligned with stakeholder needs and project goals with minimal supervision
  • Analyzes and evaluates sourcing mechanisms, supplier feedback and responses according to outlined specifications or statement of work; supports the identification and selection of appropriate suppliers
  • Acts as the primary contact with supplier including initiating the relationship, negotiating moderate-complexity commercial and other legal terms, executing the contract, and managing supplier fulfillment
  • Makes decisions as it pertains to one's own area of work; provides feedback on decisions made outside own area
  • Collaborates with individuals inside own team and with other teams to complete project work
  • Manages individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables

10,001+ employees

Digital wireless telecommunications products and services.
Company mission
Qualcomm's mission is to lay the foundation for wireless growth. The company provides a host of telecommunication tools and services.
  • Premium-free health coverage
  • Onsite health & fitness centers
  • Retirement programs
  • Disability & life insurance programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Product discounts
  • Flexible time off
  • Parental leave
Company Values
  • Purposeful Innovation
  • Passionate Execution
  • Collaborative Community
  • Unquestioned Integrity