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Plant Controller

Kelly Services
Harrisonburg, VA 22803
Exciting Sourcing/Procurement Manager Project in Irvine, California!

Sourcing Manager- will be responsible for leading Procurement in support of approximately $50-80 million in spend in the Electronics Category. This spend is medium in complex in nature and requires a collaboration with key partners within the business to execute. In this role, you will identify, develop and direct the implementation of Procurement goals and strategy. You will plan and lead the organizations activities and deliver against targets for financial performance, quality, and service and compliance adherence. You will provide Global leadership for developing end-to-end category strategy development, maintaining key relationships and handling key supplier relationships. The position will craft, connect and lead resources to deliver on key projects.

**Scope of responsibilities include:**

Develop and drive the Global Procurement Vision to Partner and Shape Supplier Solutions

Developing the vision, strategy and implementation plan for a specific category or categories of spend that will effectively meet the long-range requirements of the business partners and deliver the maximum value.

Collaborate on supplier performance, and continuous improvements in the supply base to reduce risk and waste (cost) in the supply chain

You will utilize insights generated from market research and industry trends to drive a mindset of current tactical optimization and new tactical innovation

Develop and lead price and cost initiatives; Prepare and execute RFQs for complex sourcing decisions; Conduct negotiations with suppliers

Develop deep supplier relationships with strategic suppliers to include data review and analysis, performance management and development and improvement of end to end value, and bring innovation to the business

Develop and share deep understanding and anticipate future developments in the areas of Data Analytics & Insights, Procurement Policy, BU/Category strategies, as well as maintain strong working knowledge of SME areas (Supplier Diversity & Inclusion, Supplier Sustainability, and Supplier Risk Management); Benchmark with peers and industry groups to maintain knowledge & continually build expertise to ensure continued robustness and evolution of strategy.

Build and maintain relationships throughout the company that results in dynamic interactive dialogue on a broad range of perspectives and information critical to the development of efficient approaches and solutions.

**Major Duties & Responsibilities**

**Approximate Percentage of Time Tasks/Duties/Responsibilities**

25% - Category Strategy: Develops comprehensive, medium complexity category strategies; Conducts complex analysis and proactively offers insights based off analysis; Supports execution of strategy; Responsible for medium complexity category execution

25% - Manage supplier relationships, communicate changes to category strategy, execute joint collaborative initiatives, and monitor supplier performance

20% - Conduct supplier business reviews; establishing cadence and agenda together with category lead and business lead plus other appropriate parties to be involved

20% - Monitor and report risks in supplier relationships and utilize key insights in the development of the long-term procurement vision and strategy

10% - Facilitate the development, implementation, and maintenance of processes, policies, guidelines, Standard Operating Procedures, and Business Operating Principles


Broad-based understanding of business operations and practices and core Procurement areas of focus regarding Supplier Management

Experience in the procurement of electronic systems is highly desired

Strong verbal and written communication skill with ability to confidently present complex information

Ability to understand and influence individuals

Working knowledge and experience in Sourcing Processes, Contracting, Negotiations

Analytical, sound judgment and decision making, problem solver

Demonstrated track record of delivering against targets and objectives

Able to prioritize requests and propose effective alternatives when necessary.

Ability to show judgment in developing new approaches and resolving issues

Ability to travel up to 20% domestically and internationally

Broad-based understanding of business operations and practices and core Procurement areas of focus (Spend Management, Category Management & Sourcing and Supplier Management) desired

Education CPSM, CSCP, CPIM, PMP, or other certification or relevant experience desired

Strong level of credibility with internal customers, and with the supplier community

Ability to influence and understand differing needs of partners (e.g., businesses, Procurement LT, Marketing, R&D, Supply Chain)

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-04-05 Expires: 2021-05-06

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