Office Work Done

STRATEGIC SOURCING MANAGER

Office Work Done is an administrative and business operations support agency. Our tailor-fit service matches our client’s needs with professionals who can help drive their operations forward and help them grow.  We are currently sourcing candidates for a Strategic Sourcing Manager for a renewable energy company to identify, develop and manage the procurement of critical materials for their products.

TYPE: Direct Placement

STATUS: Full-Time

SALARY RANGE: $90,000 – $150,000 per year, commensurate with experience

LOCATION: Louisville, CO 80027

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop critical sourcing avenues and relationships to ensure supply quality, delivery, and continuity
  • Qualify new suppliers, execute cost and quality roadmaps, negotiate prices & terms, and manage supplier performance.
  • Work with engineering, production, quality, and other team members to understand company needs for procurement and own it.
  • Develop and execute a global sourcing strategy for key materials.
  • Develop and manage a commodity management strategy for key technical commodities.
  • Coordinate the qualification of alternative/new suppliers where needed.
  • Negotiate commercial terms for large capital projects 
  • Support cost-down roadmap initiatives by working with internal engineering teams and suppliers
  • Analyze and improve performance indicators to ensure schedule, cost, and quality goals are met
  • Support product design and NPI by identifying sourcing options, negotiating best commercial terms, and expediting material as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline. MBA is a plus.
  • Collaborative work style
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in commodity management involving highly technical materials in a manufacturing environment preferably plastics and advanced materials.
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience sourcing for manufacturing companies, preferable for OEM companies.
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience negotiating contracts for multi-year supplier contracts of complex materials.
  • General technical knowledge of commodities including familiarity with key technical parameters and ability to understand supporting technical documentation 
  • Ability to direct and lead cross-functional process improvement teams.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and take initiative.
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work through complex purchasing issues and offer guidance and direction in a positive, solution-oriented manner.