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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Central Lake, MI

Website:
http://www.armorexpress.com

Posted on October 31, 2018

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About Strategic Sourcing Manager

Strategic Sourcing Manager

 

As Strategic Sourcing Manager, you will be responsible for handling the company’s end to end sourcing operations on a global scale.  The successful candidate will be able to appraise and improve our sourcing activities by analyzing the company’s spending, supply partnerships and new source opportunities.

 

Key Duties

 

Managing the company’s supply portfolio ensuring transparency of spending

 

Generating and implementing efficient sourcing and category management strategies

Analyzing and calculating costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure

Responsibilities

  • Manage the company’s supply portfolio ensuring transparency of spending
  • Generate and implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies
  • Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure
  • Develop effective negotiation strategies and secure profitable deals
  • Optimize sourcing procedures to attain maximum efficiency
  • Cooperate with stakeholders to guarantee agreement on terms and processes
  • Research and anticipate shifts in the negotiating power of suppliers
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Estimate risks and apply risk mitigation techniques
  • Discover and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries

 

 

 

 

Requirements

  • Proven track record as a strategic sourcing manager with 5 plus years experience in a manufacturing company.
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management and relevant software
  • Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement
  • Strong project management and leadership skills
  • Ability to negotiate and sustain networking relationships
  • Comfortable with figures and in collecting, analyzing and interpreting data
  • Solid judgement with ability to make excellent decisions
  • Four year degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, , orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

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