Apple & Associates, Inc.
80,000 - $95,000
Our client as promoted a person and they need a Global Sourcing Manager. You will be responsible for total management and accountability for the global supply base across respective commodities within the organization. The majority of the commodities are steel based and go into manufacturing mobile equipment.
Primary duty is to identify, validate, and manage the supply base and other third party relationships with strong international collaboration with sales, operations, and engineering teams.
Generate sourcing strategies in support of organizational objectives.
Develop & execute supplier contracts in alignment with financial objectives.
Identify, implement and obtain cost reduction initiatives.
Identify and develop supplier relationships & supplier performance with a strong focus on flexibility/ agility, quick response times, process flow efficiency, product quality, on time commitments, distribution excellence and supplier reliability.
Assess, communicate and mitigate risk to the business and our supplier relationships.
Maintain expertise in supply market dynamics & supplier classification.
Analyze and provide recommendations/ decisions that will support continuous improvement & cost effectiveness of product delivery via current suppliers by providing strong supporting data.
Monitor supplier score cards that provide an objective view of our supply base, and implement corrective actions as required.
Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of experience in purchasing.
CPM, CPSM, CSM, or Equivalent Preferred
You must have international sourcing experience, preferably from East Asia
Cross functional project management skills
Solid communication and organizational skills
Willingness to travel up to 20%.
Bonus target 20%, average payout 10%
Health, dental and life insurance
401K with match
Vacation and holidays
Let us move your career forward and apply now. We review all resumes and applications submitted. A member of our staff will reach out to you directly if you meet the qualifications for this role. No sponsorship is available.
At Apple & Associates, we understand that relationships are what make us stand apart. Whether you are a client or a candidate, you are an extension of the Apple & Associates’ family. Many of our recruiters have been with the company since its earliest days. They take great pride in the relationships they build; always emphasizing high standards, ethics and quality service. Our President, Debi Apple started her recruiting career in Aiken, South Carolina. She quickly became a top producer and leading authority in recruiting for the medical device, pharmaceutical and consumer product industries. Her passion and drive led her to open Apple & Associates in 1993. Under her leadership, Apple & Associates has grown to be one of the leading recruiting firms in these industries. Our company is proud to represent two of the largest medical device and pharmaceutical companies in the U.S., Covidien (formerly known as Tyco Healthcare) and our first and longtime client, Becton Dickinson. Now headquartered in Chapin, South Carolina, Apple & Associates has offices from coast to coast, offering regional recruiting expertise throughout the U.S. and Latin America. Our searches and permanent placements represent all levels, from CEO to staff level positions.