Strategic Sourcing Manager at 3D Systems Corporation (Charlotte, NC)

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Job Summary

Lead NPI and Transitions projects with EMS PSL suppliers. Lead company-wide objectives by leveraging world-class EMS suppliers for high quality, low cost supply lines of finish goods. Implement global procurement contracts to affect corporate-wide objectives.

Primary Job Functions
  • Lead EMS Supplier RFQs, the supplier selection and award process
  • Lead NPI Sourcing Projects, accountable for Phase Gate deliverables
  • As part of the NPI RFQ process, direct the Sourcing of the most competitively priced: BOM, tooling/fixtures, Compliance, Samples, NRE and design services
  • Lead cost-cutting and streamlining programs such as implementing rapid replenishment programs (VMI or consignment programs)
  • Lead Should Cost and Should Take analytics to attain the best marketplace value
  • Negotiate and implement Supplier Agreements (Development Supply Agreements, Binding Agreements, Pull System Agreements and SOWs)
  • Lead supplier performance clause recourse as needed (e.g. Warranty, Delivery etc)
  • Develop and facilitate major supplier relationships
  • Lead cross-functional team on supplier Common Assessments Audits to evaluate process capabilities, manufacturing capacity, QC procedures, technology leadership, managerial and financial stability.
  • Direct early supplier involvement initiatives in the design of new products
  • Leverage existing suppliers for maximum benefit upon awarding NPI, Transitions and Sustaining projects gaining incremental benefits of cost and delivery terms for 3DS
  • Establish and manage aggressive cost reduction programs for assigned responsibilities
  • Create and maintain KPIs to track performance trends
  • Pull spend data from various systems, perform data analysis in Excel, and make recommendations through created PPT presentations to senior leaders
  • Develop and leverage relationships with internal customers through open communication and follow-up
  • Promote synergism between Sourcing, Research and Development Engineering, Design Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing, and Manufacturing to drive products down faster learning curves
  • Solicit the input of all Sourcing personnel (Forecast, Buying, SIOP etc) in negotiating both EMS and key commodity supplier partnerships, devising objectives and strategies
  • Lead the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Preferred Supplier List
  • International and domestic travel required; lead morning and late night calls as needed with global team
  • Perform Day-to-Day requirements of the job

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Business or Engineering
  • 10+ years Supply Chain experience with progressive responsibility
  • High Business acumen and attention to detail
  • International travel and sourcing experience, foreign language knowledge preferred (Spanish or Mandarin)
  • Green Belt Certification

Additional Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree, preferably an MBA in Business or Engineering
  • CPM/CPSM and/or APICS certification
  • Wide sourcing experience with mechanical, electro-mechanical, and electronics exposure desired
  • Previous knowledge or experience with REACH, ROHS, WEEE, CalProp 65 etc
  • Previous experience with turn-key finish goods sourcing and buy/sell sourcing
  • Strong contract negotiation skills with precise written communication
  • Excellent teaming abilities
  • Strong communication and leadership skills dealing with a global cross-functional team
  • Aptitude to work comfortably in a highly matrix organizational environment
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments with various deadlines
  • Experience implementing rapid replenishment programs (VMI or consignment programs)
More Information on 3D Systems Corporation
3D Systems Corporation operates in the 3D Printing industry. The company is located in Rock Hill, SC. 3D Systems Corporation was founded in 1986. It has 2228 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 47 open jobs at 3D Systems Corporation, click here.
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