Strategic Sourcing Manager

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Looking for a great opportunity to apply your Purchasing and Supply Chain leadership experience to a rapidly growing company in St. Paul, Minnesota? Our client is an industry leader who supplies to demanding customers and needs an experienced Purchasing Leader with a passion for continuous improvement to join their team!

Company Information:
– A leader in their industry with over 80 years in business
– $150m in revenue
– 400,000 square foot facility with state-of-the-art equipment
– 300+ employees

This Company Values and Appreciates Their Employees:
– Medical, Dental, Vision
– Disability, Life insurance
– Health Savings and Flex Spending
– 401k, Annual Bonuses
– Paid Time Off and Holidays

Your Role with The Company:
– Leading the purchasing team in the procurement of commodities to ensure the best balance of cost, quality, and delivery
– Developing and implementing commodity strategies
– Researching and recommending vendors to mitigate risk, managing supplier relationships, and negotiating purchasing agreements
– Evaluating any material shortages and implementing necessary corrective actions
– Collaborating cross-functionally to ensure the make vs buy decisions are executed in the best interest of the organization
– Coaching and mentoring the team, ensuring they have the tools to meet daily, weekly, and monthly KPIs
– This position reports to the Director of Finance and will interact with many functions of the company so your success will be recognized!

Background Profile:
– 10+ years in strategic procurement with 5+ years of leadership in manufacturing
– Experience sourcing in an OEM environment
– Proven ability to track commodity pricing and implement risk mitigation strategies
– International buying experience
– Experience with contract negotiations, cost reduction, and cost avoidance
– ERP savvy, experience with SAP is preferred
– Bachelor’s Degree preferred, equivalent experience will be considered

Interested? Apply below! Inquiries can be sent to; referencing Job ID# mr3269.

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