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Sourcing Manager, Analyst, Purchasing

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Brookfield, United States

  • Flexible Work From Home Opportunities

  • Incredible Corporate Culture - Silicon Valley type of environment!

About Our Client

Our client is an industry leading manufacturer in Chicago's Western suburbs. They hold 80% market share on some of their product lines, hold a strong corporate culture and a borderline Silicon Valley type of environment. They provide treadmills on every floor for walking meetings, on-site gym and cafeteria, casual dress code and flexible work from home opportunities.

Job Description

  • Serve as the primary liaison between the NPD teams and the supply chain to represent supply chains interest in project scopes, schedules, capital\tooling needs & special problem resolution.
  • Attend NPD program team meetings and NPD related reviews as required to represent supply chain interests.
  • Ensure early and ongoing supply chain involvement in the NPD process.
  • Collaborate with sourcing specialist & RCM's to develop and influence NPD supply chain strategies.
  • Work with the financial analyst, engineering, sourcing specialist and the suppliers to identify material cost gaps and innovative customer solutions.
  • Work with appropriate functions to estimate NPD program supply chain resource needs.
  • Procure all NPD prototype materials during the product Engineering development phase.
  • Recommendation on Make vs. Buy per New Product Development Project.
  • Document supply chain activity in the appropriate NPD project management tool.

The Successful Applicant

  • Education Required: Bachelors Degree
  • Travel Required: < 10%
  • Experience Required: 2-7 years
  • Must be able to manage NPD sourcing activities in a highly matrixed organization.
  • Polished verbal and written communications skills are required for effective communication with the project team members and business leadership.
  • Must possess a strong business acumen and the skill-sets required to:
  • Evaluate, understand and implement sourcing strategies and projects to achieve optimal total cost.
  • Tie NPD Sourcing activities to business financial measurements and results.
  • Assess the economic impacts of supplier tooling costs, lead times, and unit costs.
  • Experience Required:
    • Sourcing, manufacturing, design engineering or NPD experience.
    • Project management experience.

What's on Offer

Competitive Salary with benefits


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