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Strategic Sourcing Mangaer

Kelly Services
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
_Kelly Engineering is currently seeking a_ **_Strategic Sourcing Manager_** _for a long-term engagement at one of our_ **_global clients in Bridgewater, NJ_** _._


**_The location of this contract could also be in either Raynham, MA or West Chester, PA._**


_This role is a full-time, fully benefitted position. As a Kelly Engineering employee you will be eligible for Medical, Dental, 401K and a variety of other benefits to choose from. Youll also be eligible for paid time off, including holiday, vacation and sick/personal time. Employees receive annual performance reviews._


_As_ **_a Strategic Sourcing Manager_** _placed with Kelly Engineering you will be responsible for the following:_


_The_ **_Strategic Sourcing Manager Electronic Systems Category_** _will be responsible for leading Procurement in support of approximately $50-80 million in spend in the Electronics Category for the organization._ _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._


**_The scope of responsibilities will include the following:_**


+ _Develop and drive the Global Procurement Vision to partner and shape supplier solutions that transform healthcare_

+ _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 J&J that results in dynamic interactive dialogue on a broad range of perspectives and information critical to the development of efficient approaches and solutions._

+ _Category Strategy (25%): 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._

+ _Manage supplier relationships (25%): Communicate changes to category strategy, execute joint collaborative initiatives, and monitor supplier performance._

+ _Conduct supplier business reviews (20%): establishing cadence and agenda together with category lead and business lead plus other appropriate parties to be involved._

+ _Monitor and report risks in supplier relationships (20%): Utilize key insights in the development of the long-term procurement vision and strategy._

+ _Facilitate (10%): The development, implementation, and maintenance of processes, policies, guidelines, Standard Operating Procedures, and Business Operating Principles._


**_Requirements:_**


+ _Experience in the_ **_procurement of electronic systems_** _is highly desired._

+ _Experience working in the_ **_Medical Device Industry_**

+ _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)._

+ _Must have experience with external manufacturers, experience working with 3rd party suppliers._

+ _Experience with Product transfers, working with ERP systems and RFQs_

+ _Ability to understand and influence individuals._

+ _Strong verbal and written communication skill with ability to confidently present complex information_

+ _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._

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

+ _Strong level of credibility with internal customers, and with the supplier community_


**_Education_**


+ _CPSM, CSCP, CPIM, PMP, or other certification or relevant experience desired._

+ _BS Degree Required and an MBA preferred._


**_Important information:_** _This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States immediately and without employer sponsorship_


_(F1 OPT cannot be considered for this position)._


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


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**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: 2021-05-24 Expires: 2021-06-24

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Kelly Services
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