Join exciting, growing organization and be responsible for driving and implementing commodity strategies across the organization. This will include leading sourcing teams in making decisions necessary to purchase products and/or services in congruence with organizational objectives and sourcing strategies. Develop and maintain a qualified supply base, while understanding technology trends and market influences. Will also maintain overall business ownership of specific commodities to include managing, facilitating, and monitoring communications with suppliers and employees. Lead highly strategic, global, cross-functional Sourcing Teams and champion the strategic sourcing process with the organization. Manage, develop and implement strategies and goals for assigned commodities which support department objectives for quality, cost, and supplier development. Draft, negotiate, and execute Long-Term Agreements and/or Full Service Supplier Contracts, where appropriate, for assigned commodities; to include interfacing with the appropriate departments such as Legal, R&D, Marketing, Operations, Quality, and Senior Leadership for buy-in. Utilize contract negotiation, process changes, and implementation of sustainable cost controls, including collaboration with Finance, to validate the impact of proposed projects and drive stakeholder approval. Present proposals, recommendations and results of commodity metrics to Senior Leadership routinely.
Use your Bachelor's degree in Business, Operations Management or Supply Chain Management; Prefer Masters in Business, or Supply Chain. Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) and/or Project Management Professional, a plus.
4-7 years experience in planning or purchasing. Equivalent relevant work experience in manufacturing and/or project management may also be considered. Demonstrated management, project management or other leadership experience. 2 years of manufacturing management, manufacturing engineering, buying, production planning or product development experience.
Prefer FDA-regulated/aerospace/automotive industries experience. Demonstrated leadership, customer service, problem solving, communication, negotiation, tact, judgment, and organizational skills. Demonstrated knowledge of procurement strategy and market drivers. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in contractual negotiations. Demonstrated quantitative and analytical abilities. Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office suite of products, especially Excel and MS Project.
This is an individual contributor role, the ideal candidate would have a degree - MBA preferred.
5-10 yrs of direct sourcing
Someone who’s had experience on the commercial side, manage accounts remotely. Drive and be tough on suppliers while still having a respectful working relationship. Legal background would be ideal so that they are adept at leading negotiations of contracts.
Items to be sourced -
Medical Devices-Instrumentation/Implants Contract Manufacturing
Raw Materials – Cobalt Chrome, Titanium, Stainless Steel, Medical Grade Resins
Packaging Components – Includes blisters and other various sterile packaging components