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Sourcing Leader

Sourcing Leader

Direct Hire
   |   May 08 2018


The Sourcing Leader implements strategies and tactics to effectively manage the local sourcing of a Center/Basin/Country portfolio to maximize supplier performance (cost, quality, lead time) and support the business plan.

Responsibilities may include managing a team of Sourcing Specialists.

Direct Report: Center Supply Chain Manager – Integration Center or Geomkt SC Manager or Sourcing Manager; and maintains close relationship with Supplier Managers and Category Managers.

Cross functional relationship: Maintains a close working relationship with Category, Supplier Management and Sustaining teams.


Essential Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Creates sourcing plans that secure supply and minimize supply chain disruptions, in accordance with Category sourcing strategies.
  • Develops action plans, timelines and resource assignments for sourcing projects
  • Locates and selects a high-performance supply base in accordance with short-list of preferred suppliers defined by Category managers.
  • Leads the RFI/Q/P (Request for Information/Quotation/information/Proposal) and bidding processes, minimizing risk and maximizing value in terms of quality, delivery and total cost of ownership.
  • Leads supplier evaluation, assessment, qualification, and selection processes, up to parts and process qualification, in coordination with Supplier Quality teams, and Supplier Manager.
  • Negotiates prices and terms with suppliers to meet specified quality, delivery and cost objectives.
  • Leads the contracting process with suppliers in coordination with Sourcing Specialists and Supply Chain Contract Specialists.
  • Allocates product demand across suppliers and in line with the Global Category Strategy and the Global Supplier Management Strategy.
  • Monitors sourcing projects to assure on-time completion and guaranteed supply for all portfolios.
  • Builds strong relationships with internal customers to meet defined objectives
  • Responsible for delivering a top performing workforce.
  • Identifies opportunities and implements actions to continually reduce wasted time, money and resources from assigned tasks.
  • Complies with the company and local procedures applicable to the job function.
  • Employees may be assigned other duties in addition to, or in lieu of those described above, according to the needs of the location or Company.
  • Specific deliverables of the position Sourcing plans.
  • Effective supplier base including lead time, quality and cost improvements.
  • Contracts and pricing agreements.



-Bachelor or Master Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Manufacturing.