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Sourcing Manager - (Fives Intralogistics Corp.) M/F

Company: Fives Landis Ltd
Location: Louisville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

provide the basic functions of the website; analyse website traffic; Job location Job location America/Caribbean, USA, Kentucky, Louisville, KY City and Zip code Job details Job title Job type Job content The Sourcing Manager is responsible for building-up and maintaining the supplier base that our company needs to sell and execute our projects. At all times the supplier base should be in such shape that it is in balance with the business needs of the organization. During the execution of the projects, the Sourcing Manager supports the Procurement Buyers in defining the Supply Chain strategy for each project and by monitoring the entire procurement process from specification to delivery of the goods and/or services. The Sourcing Manager will be responsible for developing a strategy and managing several supply categories. The categories managed may range from mechanical and electrical components to complete turn-key systems ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: o Performing supply market research / identifying possible new suppliers o Developing category strategy by: Defining external supply market possibilities Identifying potential added value within category (e.g. cost savings) Agreeing on approach to capture added value o Implementing category strategy (after approval by stakeholders) o Realizing added value for the business Source one or more categories: o Creating Program of Requirements (PoR) o Setting selection and awarding criteria to assess suppliers and their proposals o Developing RFP's and supplier long list o Assessing proposals o Negotiating with suppliers o Implement and manage framework contracts Set up and lead a category team Influence stakeholders o Setting up the right team / representation o Informing stakeholders o Getting alignment o Getting approval for category strategy Improve continuously o Improving the process (sourcing and related processes); Benchmarking across projects and with other companies Provide analysis of commodity pricing trends, historical and forecasted product demand to use in supply agreements with key suppliers. Make recommendations to add or divest suppliers to the Approved Supplier List. Maintain supplier relationships. Monitoring / improving performance of suppliers (a.o. by information sharing with buyers and QA employees) Maintaining/creating associated SAP data to include material master item, entry of ERP Purchase Info Records, Source List, lead times, etc. to ensure all data is current and correct. Education and Experiences To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering (or similar field) or Supply Chain preferred. Minimum of 5 years of relevant supply chain experience required. Excellent negotiating, contracting and organizational skills. Technical aptitude to successfully interface with Suppliers and internal Engineering team. Experience with ERP systems (SAP is preferred). Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote) ASCM Certification (CSCP, CPIM or related) is preferred. Comprehend common commercial terms and language relative to T&C and customer contract documents. Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications. Capable of generating proposals which include relevant technical and commercial details. Exceptional verbal communication skills (spoken and listening). Ability to actively engage potential customers in open-ended questions in which needs are identified. Ability to work in an entrepreneurial organization where cooperating with others and being a team member is essential.The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT:Fives Intralogistics is a manufacturer of automated sorting equipment. Employees of the company work in a light industrial environment and must follow established safety policies. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.TRAVEL:This position requires limited business travel by airplane, car, and/or train and public transportation. International travel is also anticipated. Job Purchase General information Reference number 2021-1068 Job opening category Standard You may be interested in these job openings Drop your cv to discover all corresponding job offers!

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