POSITION SUMMARY: As a Sourcing Manager you will be responsible for handling the company’s end to end sourcing operations. The successful candidate will be able to appraise and improve our sourcing activities by analyzing contracts, supplying partnerships and new possibilities.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Plant level Buyers will be indirect reports to this position.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage long term agreements and pricing Source on a bulk basis for all locations. Approve vendors, build good relationships and ensure alternate vendors are available. Vet both ISO and non-ISO vendors. Challenge vendors in the areas of cost savings, value analysis and overall services. Provide and review purchase price variance (PPV)Work with logistics to efficiently manage distribution of bulk products. Monitor inventory levels and assign appropriate min-max reorder points and monitor inventory aging. Lead IQMS projects to fully utilize the purchasing and inventory modules. Performs other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization including Suppliers. Must be able to work independently and complete assignments on a timely basis. Excellent negotiation, analytical and logic skills. Strong project management and leadership skills. Ability to understand basic manufacturing processes. Ability to express self clearly and concisely in oral and written communication. Sound judgment in determining priority of work necessary to meet required deadlines. A working understanding of IQMS software. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Good organizational skills, self-motivated, flexible, and able to prioritize.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in Business, related field or equivalent.
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