Develop strategic relationships with suppliers to ensure continuous supply at the best value. Develop supplier performance and quality metrics, monitor supplier performance, and drive corrective actions as required
Defines, drives and implements continuous improvement projects to ensure objectives are met. Leads simplification in the overall supply chain. Provides expertise to internal team as well as other internal functions.
The Vice President of Central Planning & Analytics will be responsible for leading a team of professionals in managing and improving the supply / demand planning, availability, and inventory control at the global plant and distribution locations for the company.
The Fabrication commodity includes metal fabrication, machining, finishing, welding, and leading make versus buy analysis of castings and metals, plus other responsibilities; responsible for driving and implementing commodity strategies by leading the sourcing team to accomplish organizational objectives and sourcing strategies.
Serves as a resident expert on factors relevant to assigned commodities, including product knowledge, applications/usage, processing knowledge, cost structure, global market, supplier capabilities, supplier market share, supplier benchmarking, etc.