Provide a clear strategic direction and vision for direct reports which aligns with corporate objectives and manufacturing strategies. Mentor and Coach Manufacturing Plant specific Supply Chain professionals.
Collaborate with commodity managers/specialists to select the appropriate sourcing strategy for the application/design requirement. Lead supplier negotiations and management of part costs. Ensure on-time completion of applicable deliverables through manufacturing transition.
Manage the supply base in terms of safety, quality, cost, delivery, technology, and environmental perspectives by supporting corporate citizenship initiatives and monitor, evaluate, and improve overall supplier performance through continuous improvement & lean principles.
The Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager is responsible for developing, implementing, and leading the sourcing and procurement of Indirect Materials and Services. This includes leading Sourcing teams, analysts, and other project teams to secure contractual agreements to meet business needs, lead supplier simplification, execution on activities to optimize productivity, quality & fulfillment through strategic supplier relationships.