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Select, qualify, and develop a strategic supply base.
Acquire sources for new technologies that provide us with a competitive advantage.
Serve as a commodity specialist by tracking and reporting market trends and economic conditions affecting assigned commodities.
Identify high-risk supply chains and implement contingency plans internally and externally.
Formulate sourcing strategies to support short-term and long-term operational requirements.
Develop accurate material cost forecasts based on market/industry/economic factors and suppliers’ pricing strategies.
Initiate and implement cost improvement projects with input from relevant stakeholders.
Lead and/or support supplier improvement initiatives and supplier quality assessments/audits.
Negotiate and maintain comprehensive contracts
Develop material and component cost models within commodity responsibilities to accurately predict future material costs for the organization.
Select and qualify suppliers based on Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) incorporating customer needs, organizational goals, and market conditions.
Ability to work with technical personnel both internally and externally in early stages of design in order to drive down cost out and insure adherence to specifications that support company’s strategic vision.
High level of interpersonal and organizational savvy
Demonstrates creativity, technical skills, and problem solving attributes.
Exudes leadership qualities
Intermediate knowledge of materials and manufacturing methods/processes.
Willingness to continue technical education in assigned commodities.
Ability to travel both domestically and internationally.
Bachelor's Degree or better in Supply Chain or related field
Excellent customer and computer skills
8+ years of purchasing experience in manufacturing
8+ years of negotiating experience
Prior experience working with New Product Development
Internal Number: SENIO04643
About Sub-Zero Group Inc.
Icons of design and paragons of performance, Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove are the refrigeration, cooking, and dishwashing specialists found in world’s most luxurious homes. We are dedicated to helping you create the functional, flexible, and beautiful kitchen of your dreams.