Rohde & Schwarz is home to in-depth engineering know-how and highly innovative and committed employees. We're recognized as a world market leader in wireless communications. Plus, we develop future-oriented products for many growth markets such as mobile phone technology, radiocommunications and digital television. We do business in more than 70 countries worldwide, and we value individuals who share our main objective: To be the best!

With regional offices in Maryland, Texas, California, and Oregon, we provide our customers in North America with extensive after- sales support, training, free technical support and close personal contact from our engineers out in the field. We offer a dynamic work environment with opportunities to develop plus a competitive compensation & benefits packages.


Join our subsidiary R&S USA, Inc. in Columbia (MD) (USA) at the earliest possible date as

Supplier Manager

Your tasks:
  • Responsiblity for market research in Americas for selected suppliers in the area of electronic components (e.g. exploring new suppliers, checking for new technologies, identifying cost reduction potentials)
  • Providing inputs with regards to supplier market developments
  • Optimizing supplier performance management
  • Attending regular management meetings with suppliers according to the categorization
  • Responsibility for change index management (following up with suppliers on the implementation of technical changes, assessing the financial impact planning and execution of cost saving projects with specific suppliers incl. reporting to the responsible category manager)
  • Execution of RFQ`s and pricing negotiations with suppliers
  • Closing of global contracts with suppliers and product specific agreements
Your qualifications:
  • University degree in electrical or industrial engineering or equivalent
  • Extended work experience also in an international environment
  • Local knowledge and familiarity with the regional markets for electronic components in Americas
  • Good economical understanding
  • Excellent negotiation skills as well as cross-cultural competence
  • Self-dependent and customer-oriented working style
  • Excellent communication skills as well as a confident and competent manner
  • Good user knowledge in MS-Office and SAP
  • Willingness to travel on a regular basis

If this sounds like the job you‘ve been looking for, please email your resume to Anne Cowper at and reference job number US-BWI-50495647-001. Rohde & Schwarz is an equal opportunity employer.

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