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Strategic Sourcing Analyst
Winston Salem, NC

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$90,000 - $115,000 / yr




  • Focal point of all procurement initiatives associated with your given productline(s)
  • Data Analysis for Key Performance Metrics and Operational items
  • Responsible for attaining annualbusiness results (ex. cost savings,supplier performance and compliance) for responsible product line, including developing and leading leverage price and terms negotiations with potential and current suppliers.
  • Lead supplier negotiations and selection as required for NPI programsand Engineering Changes on launching programs
  • Ensure lowest upfrontcost and high supplier servicein supplier selection via analysis of supplier data, financial, capacity and capability
  • Establish Regional communication channels with Regional BU leadership to understand commodity needs, service level requirements, and measures/communicates results
  • Manage assigned Commodity projects, including but not limitedto Purchasing, Expediting, Issue Resolution, Payment, and Supplier Performance Reporting
  • Support to solve Operational issues such as Blocked Invoices,Supplier Compliance, Delivery, Supplier Quality, etc.
  • Negotiate and load supplier agreements / contracts as required in receptacles
  • Develop Supply Base consolidation or exit planswith commodity team for projectsand spend across your product line
  • Holds Voice of Customer Sessions with internal customers and utilizes feedbackto improve team performance and supply base service
  • Ensure supplier launchesand PPAP alignand are completed in line with overall program timing for the customer
  • Oversee strongand successful transition of programs from the NPI phase to sustaining Take part in periodic businessreviews with key/strategic suppliers to ensure metrics and directives are being achieved.
  • Implement improvement plans and actions for poor performing suppliers
  • Provide strongsupport for all manufacturing plant(s) within region
  • Work closely with other BU Commodity Managersand Product Line Managers in business unit or sub-vertical to ensure the sharing of best-practices and enhance negotiation leverage
  • Overall focus on building resilient supply chain for NPI with strong focuson positively impacting project Operating Income



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain or related engineering discipline.
  • MBA (Desired)
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Supply ChainManagement/Procurement Previous SAP experience required
  • Fluent English.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal required Proven experience managingcommodities and materials related
  • Demonstrated leadership of a commodity, project team or direct reportsis preferred Demonstrated experience handling transferring of production process
  • Able to work well with international teams and individuals
  • Strong analytical skills.Ability to analyzecomplex financial documentation and RFP submissions and make detailed reports and recommendations to management Negotiation skills
  • Organizedand able to meet criticaldeadlines Ability for periodic travel required
  • Proficient in MS office suite; advanced Excel, Power Point

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