The Manager of Strategic Sourcing and Tactical (SS&T) Procurement provides leadership to two functional procurement teams, Strategic Sourcing Procurement and Tactical Procurement, reporting directly to the SVP, Chief Procurement Officer.
The candidate will lead efforts to achieve world class supply chain performance by ensuring systemic issues are understood and organizational focus exists to close in a timely manner to support customer and business needs.
In this role, the selected candidate will collaboratively manage the supplier base, complete all required contracts and report deliverables to your direct manager (Dir. Logistics Purchasing) as well as the Global Category Team Leaders.
Manage and maintain effective communication with all internal and external partners, such as suppliers, members of the Management team, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Marketing and/or the Director of Operations.
Provide people leadership focused upon personal and collective accountability while fostering an environment that enhances personal growth and career development through mentoring and training, performance management and challenging the organization to strive for higher performance levels.
In this role, the selected candidate will track forecasted versus actual benefits / KPIs for the Marketing category and be responsible for communicating performance against these measures and their potential impact.
Responsible for leading the development and implementation of progressive procurement strategies that deliver advantaged economics, controlled capital and expense costs, industry-leading innovation and quality in the procurement of all goods and services.