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Sourcing Manager

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Job ID:

238

Location:

Smithfield, NC 

Category:

Business Development, Management
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Job Views:

1511

Zip Code:

27577

Posted:

06.24.2014
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Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities:

  •  Proficiency in all aspects of the sourcing process required.  This includes market research, developing supplier road maps,  data  management, supplier selection, optimization analysis, negotiations, risk mitigation,  and contracting.
  • Negotiate, implement, and administer MOU’s and Supply Agreements with suppliers based on the OPW sourcing plan.
  • Assist the Manager of Purchasing and Supply Chain to implement and execute sourcing strategies and cost reduction initiatives.
  • Leverage best in class sourcing and optimization technology to achieve greatest balance of  cost, service and change management.      
  • Deep category specific knowledge and bring added value to sourcing projects required.
  • Seek out opportunities to drive creativity and innovation within each sourcing  segment, while ensuring adherence to quality and timeliness  standards. 
  • Assist the Manager  of Purchasing & Supply Chain in executing both Dover corporate MOU  strategies, and Opco specific sourcing strategies, including rationalization of the supply base, and material replenishment programs. These programs may include a sourcing concentration in a best value country. 
  • Designs, implements, and tracks cost reduction programs and initiatives to improve OPW performance and profitability.
  • Tracks key cost factors with suppliers to mitigate risk to OPW. 
  • Analyze, understand and communicate industry trends and best practices and  incorporate to meet business requirements and directives.
  • Promote corporate objectives and change initiatives ensuring that the sourcing team is supporting overall company direction and growth.
  • Responsible for implementing sourcing/procurement strategies, creating and reconciling  purchase orders, and assist in contract negotiation.
  • Responsible for requesting and coordinating quotes for the Manager of Purchasing & Supply Chain, negotiate rates and terms with suppliers
  • Assist in building and maintaining supplier relationships with emphasis on cost  reduction and elimination of inefficiencies throughout the procurement cycle
  • Develop alternative sourcing options and recommendations.
  • Assist Manager of Purchasing & Supply Chain in implementing material changes generated by ECN’s. and the sourcing and production ramp of new product introductions with Engineering
  • Develop and maintain procurement and sourcing reports and metrics. 
  • Assist the OPW Compliance Analyst in driving working capital improvements.
  • Implement OPW terms and conditions of purchase with suppliers by follow protocol, procedures, and competitive analysis.
  • Other duties as assigned.                  

Required Experience

                 

  • Minimum of 5 years procurement experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment. (Tactical and Strategic)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related Supply Chain management discipline required.     
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in supplier management is required.
  • Minimum of 3 years project planning or MRP planning experience required.
  • Expert negotiating skills.
  • Extreme attention to detail is a must.
  • Strong analytical skills and data capabilities required.   
  • Proven track record of interpreting the complex relationships of policies, contractual requirements and the legal/regulatory aspects of the supply chain to establish and implement effective negotiation strategies.
  • Demonstrated business acumen, communication skills, and relationship management.
  • Hands on work ethic with results focus is required.
  • Proficient in Oracle, Bravo, and Microsoft Office Suites.
  • Impeccable ethics and trustworthiness
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OPW Dover

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