Lead cross business strategic sourcing efforts including development of requirements, competitive bid process, business case formulation, & implementation to drive multi-million $ savings initiatives focusing on domestic sources of supply
Extensive experience with direct materials procurement & sourcing
Lead implementation and change management of new suppliers and new strategic agreements including inventory optimization
Lead development and tracking of savings KPIs and realization of supply chain business case benefits
Development of company-wide supplier Quarterly Business Review process for strategic suppliers
Establish category plans for medium and large spend commodities & work with buyers in business units to implement these programs to create savings and improve service levels
Conduct market research, create estimates and forecasts, and identify cost reduction strategies
Lead multi-step negotiations with suppliers to secure lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) for all materials and services.
Develop category plans by working with local buyers and business unit representatives to result in positive contribution to business Annual Operating Plans. Category plans will include small, medium, and large spends.
Support the development of New Products to add to existing SKU's, being able to handle large quantities of new products at a given time
Ability to source parts that are not in stock from alternative suppliers who may be able to provide quicker then current lead times (within 48 hours)
Bachelors degree in Supply chain, engineering, economics or business
5 years of strategic sourcing experience in parts sourcing
Excellent data analytical skills with mastery of Microsoft excel
Demonstrated ability to learn and utilize new ERP systems
Excellent leadership skills including leading though influence
Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to influence senior executives and shop floor employees
Strong sense of urgency and drive
Comfortable with ambiguity and strong creative skills for creating new processes and approaches
Founded in 1989, Wastequip is the leading manufacturer of waste handling equipment in North America. We specialize in products, systems and solutions to help you collect, store, transport, and manage a wide range of waste and recyclables. Wastequip is one of the few companies that manufactures a complete line of both steel and plastic waste handling equipment. We built our stress-free solutions with you in mind, making Wastequip the perfect place for one-stop sourcing.
Wastequip's extensive product selection includes dumpsters, compactors, balers, carts and more. Our products are built to handle collection of household, commercial, and industrial waste and recyclables. Our experienced sales team specializes in assisting customers in finding the right solution for your waste or recycling needs. With facilities across North America, we have the product you need when and where you need it.