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Strategic Sourcing Lead in Exton, PA

Royal DSM NV

Exton, PA 19341
1w ago


$100K - $150K*




8 - 10 years

Job Description

The Challenge

Sourcing of direct materials and services for the US Operations and managing the related suppliers for running business and (new) innovation projects in order to reach the business objectives and following the annual purchasing plan.

In the position of Strategic Sourcing Lead, you will:

  • Support the development and implementation of the annual Purchasing plan for US Operations.
  • Together with the Sourcing team, further strengthen the processes for supplier evaluation and selection, negotiation and contracting, performance management, and relation management.
  • Represent Sourcing in Innovation projects in order to lead the respective activities needed to reach project milestones and goals.
  • Evaluate and renew supply contracts by identifying and prioritizing opportunities for reduction of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), while ensuring a smooth implementation of new suppliers and supply co
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Valid through: 2020-4-8

About Royal DSM N.V.

Koninklijke DSM N.V. (Royal DSM, commonly known as DSM), is a Dutch multinational active in the fields of health, nutrition and materials. Headquartered in Heerlen, at the end of 2015 DSM employed 20,750 people in 50 countries and posted net sales of €7,722m. DSM’s 5 business groups are clustered according to product and market combinations, with the business group directors reporting directly to the Managing Board. Since 2015 DSMs activities are grouped into three clusters: Nutrition, Materials and Innovation Center. The Nutrition cluster is made up of DSM Nutritional Products and DSM Food Specialties. DSM Nutritional Products produces essential nutrients such as synthetic vitamins, carotenoids, nutritional lipids and other ingredients for the feed, food, pharmaceutical and personal care industries. DSM Food Specialties manufactures food enzymes, cultures, yeast extracts, savory flavors, hydrocolloids and other specialty ingredients for the dairy, baking, beverage and savory segments.
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