Assistant Strategic Sourcing Manager
Company: MISUMI USA
Posted on: January 16, 2022
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Strategic Sourcing, Assistant Manager
will develop the North American procurement strategy and supply
chain management for assigned product categories. This position
qualifies, develops, and manages suppliers of industrial components
and products to drive achievement of corporate growth targets.
Collaborate effectively with Sales, Engineering, and Product
Management teams for seamless communication of business needs.
Develop, hone, and execute new and improved procurement strategies
to ensure Quality, Delivery, and Cost targets are achieved.
Establish strategic supplier relationships and negotiate pricing
and contract terms.
Regularly review supplier pricing, quality, and performance to
ensure strategic intent is being met throughout the supply
Support the start-up process of new products through timely
planning of materials and components.
Develop and mentor subordinates to grow their capabilities and
prepare them to lead the organization.
Work with MISUMI manufacturing locations to develop Make / Buy
Develop and manage the Make-To-Order interface with suppliers.
Implement a systematic process for managing and controlling
Create and execute an annual budget.
Perform other duties as assigned by manager.
Travel up to 50% throughout North America and Asia.
BS of Science or BA in Engineering or related field or equivalent
8 years of progressive experience in strategic sourcing or supply
chain management within industrial businesses required;
international experience preferred.
Experience in low volume, drawing-based business model.
Supplier management experience, including manufacturing excellence,
quality control programs, inspection/measurement methods and
Knowledge of machined, fabricated, and welded parts preferred.
Outstanding leadership, organizational and mentorship skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Must be an exceptional negotiator.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel,
Extensive project management experience required.
Experience with APICS, Lean, Six Sigma, or other continuous
MISUMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,
veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation,
citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any
other protected status under applicable law.
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