Strategic Sourcing Manager

The Strategic Sourcing Manager will be responsible for the company’s end-to-end sourcing operations. The successful candidate will be able to appraise and improve sourcing activities by analyzing the company’s spending and supply partnerships.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Conduct cost analysis and volume planning of product and service proposals from
- Actively identify and negotiate domestic and international partnerships and sources to advance Globe’s competitive positon in the world marketplace.
- Work with management to identify cost negotiation and pricing opportunities for margin improvement.
- Develop supplier performance metrics, oversee tracking, evaluate results and work with suppliers to improve their performance.
- Enhance and build out data models and spreadsheet macro tools enabling purchasing to operate more efficiently and effectively.
- Perform supplier audits and financial deep dives determining fair and reasonable pricing along with supplier health.
- Manage forecast of risks and opportunities for new procurements and engineering changes.
- Recommend cost saving proposals including make-versus-buy analysis, alternative sourcing and vendor evaluation criteria.
- Ensure contracts are thoroughly reviewed and terms and service levels are being.
- Select preferred suppliers to maintain economical costs and quality standards.
- Establish strong partnerships between internal and external customers and suppliers.
- Manage small team of buyers and communicate with every level of the organization to ensure success.

- Bachelor degree required. Industrial Engineering or other Engineering discipline preferred.
- Minimum of ten years career experience required with a heavy focus on supply chain
- Experience managing the global sourcing/supply chain function in a manufacturing
environment with a large number of vendors/suppliers
- Engineering experience in an equipment-manufacturing environment
- Previous ERP System experience required.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports, data and legal documents.
- Advanced knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office programs required.
- Proven track record of working autonomously and partnering with diverse team members.
- Must be results oriented with a people development affinity; proactive in attacking challenges and confident in setting and achieving stretch goals while keeping internal and external stakeholders aligned and informed of details.
- Professionalism, discretion, and high ethical standards.

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