Director of Sourcing

/Director of Sourcing
Director of Sourcing 2017-10-19T13:59:15+00:00

Job description

Are you determined? Are you an ‘A’ Player looking for a fast-paced, growing company? Alpha Guardian is an innovative organization that is committed to maintiaining a strong culture of continual improvement and development as a company, as a manufacturer, and as individuals.

Objective Summary:

Directs and provides leadership by establishing and executing a coherent procurement and sourcing plan that is consistent with the company’s culture, strategic business objectives and continuous improvement/cost management efforts.

Competencies:

  • Ability to think strategically and tactically with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High ethical standards
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Thorough understanding of financial management and procurement’s impact on results

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for financial performance through execution of sourcing strategies that deliver savings and higher value for the businesses.
  • Responsible for aligning and implementing standardized purchasing processes/systems to leverage group volume and resources.
  • Participates in and provides leadership for cross-group collaboration activities as it pertains to sourcing/procurement.
  • Works with staff to enable best in class supplier-buyer relationships.
  • Directs efforts to negotiate, contract and manage performance with key suppliers to ensure that all service levels are achieved and that continuous improvement efforts are implemented.
  • Responsible for leading and developing a sourcing team to deliver aggressive savings targets.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven record of procurement and cost management across goods and services and understanding of the entire procurement cycle
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to maintain a wide range of multi-site relationships at all levels of the organization and the ability to implement change
  • Demonstrated ability to get positive results through influence, persuasion, leadership, presentations, training, and group facilitation skills

Requirements: Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or related degree or the equivalent in relevant experience
  • Ten (10) years or more of strategy sourcing/category management experience, oversees sourcing is preferred
  • Experience establishing business processes and managing performance
  • Exposure to the manufacturing sectors preferred

Benefits include:

Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

Paid Holidays and PTO Program

401(k) Matching Program

Educational Assistance

 

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