Supply Chain Manager

Smith Arnold
New Haven
Feb 07, 2018
Mar 02, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description


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 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


  • 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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