Conducts, manages and maintains synchronization of a supply chain for obtaining goods and services for the company. Interfaces with internal and external customers and suppliers. Acts as an authorized agent of the company with responsibility for managing all supplier-related activities and authority to commit company resources through contracts and agreements. Manages inventory levels, simulation, modeling forecasting data, and supplier performance. Monitors customer inventory demand and material assets to optimize total supply chain planning. Incorporates planning decisions from customers and suppliers to reduce material and product variability, and arrive at optimal solutions. Develops requests for quotations and proposals, analyzes supplier responses, negotiates and awards contracts, and manages post award supplier activities. Interfaces with internal and external customers and suppliers. Ability to analyze internal and external systems that create demand for products to validate requirements (e.g., customer inventory demand, supplier parts availability and material assets that are on hand or in transit) and to determine the proper course of action (e.g., release orders/maintain schedules against existing contracts to internal and external suppliers for procured items) to satisfy requirements. Apply knowledge of suppler management and procurement process in development and execution of contracts/agreements for obtaining goods and services. Knowledge of industry standards, supplier capabilities, product configuration, manufacturing processes, and governmental regulations relating to procurement.
- Sourcing Procurement. - Must be very strong in contract negotiations including extensive experience and knowledge of Terms and Conditions/ Contract language. - Will be working directly with Suppliers on issues such as those related to delivery. - SAP
Bachelor's and 6 to 9 years' related work experience, a Master's degree and 4 to 7 years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience