Supply Chain Manager

Employer
Smith Arnold
Location
New Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 07, 2018
Closes
Mar 02, 2018
Industry
Service
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Overview:

A leading global products company is seeking to hire a key Indirect Supply Chain Manager to support the corporate indirect sourcing and procurement needs for a growing division. Reporting to the VP of Supply Chain for the Americas division, the Indirect Supply Chain Manager will play a strategic role by working closely with all internal key stakeholders to develop and administer short and long term initiatives within all indirect sourcing company sectors.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities for the Indirect Supply Chain Manager include developing category strategies, supplier negotiations, contracting, and business unit integration
  • Identifying cost savings opportunities, and overall management of supplier relationships
  • Working with the supplier base to continually identify process improvements and cost reduction opportunities
  • Integrating strategic procurement activities with business with internal business partners
  • Participating on the Global Steering Committee as a representative of the division
  • Establishing corporate and business level metrics and on indirect spend drivers
  • Supporting the corporate sourcing function in process and performance management activities
  • Driving process improvements across the sourcing and supply chain function
  • Performing special projects as needed

Requirements:

  • BA or BS
  • 5 years plus years of experience using in purchasing or supply chain management, and 3 plus years managing indirect spend
  • Experience in e-auction is highly preferred.
  • Possess strong analytical, communication, and negotiating skills
  • Problem solver with a strong ability to think strategically and tactically

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