Director of Strategic Sourcing in Battle Creek Michigan

11/15/2021
Full Time
BS
Business Management & Administration

Job Description

Seeking candidate to lead sourcing strategy development and execution for the general and professional services category with an assigned portfolio. Achieve top-line growth while maximizing value to company.

Responsibilities
Direct and lead purchasing and supply management activities for general and professional services
Measure and track internal performance within each spend category.
Monitor strategy implementation.
Attract, develop, and retain talent, direct sustainability and responsible sourcing strategy for indirect procurement.
Responsible for delivery of budget and financial targets.
Facilitate and lead cross-functional teams with key stakeholders in member organizations and corporate functions
Develop cost reduction strategies and implementation plans.
Oversee process to select and manage suppliers, measure, and track internal performance within each spend category.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field.
10 years experience in purchasing and/or sourcing.
10 years management experience.
Strong communication skills.
Strong collaboration and business partnering skills.
Strong analytical and negotiation skills, preferred.
Prior supplier relationship skills, preferred.
Advanced sourcing toolkit and supply base management experience, preferred.

Additional Details

Experience: 10+ years