JOB DESCRIPTION :
The Strategic Sourcing Manager role within GSM is focused on the effective and efficient procurement of $30M spend of Sourced Products and Sub-Assemblies within Vietnam, SE Asia region in support of Stanley, Black & Decker’s 22 / 22 vision.
This role is responsible for implementing category sourcing strategies on a regional level and driving sourcing productivity.
Specific Responsibilities :
Ensure high degree of service delivery and SBU satisfaction
Consider unique / specific regional and SBU needs during category strategy implementation
Provide regional expertise to category and SBU leadership during sourcing strategy development
Understand and link regional strategy with GSM priorities and SBU goals
Align with Supplier Development team to search for new supply opportunities and development
Support Supplier Start Ups working with Finance / Commercial / Engineering / Operations to ensure proper capital, capacity, contracts and execution excellence
Execute Make v Buy evaluations and decisions regarding key product lines and assemblies
Lead the supplier selection process through management of formal RFP, RFQ and RFI processes
Prepare and perform the negotiation and contract management with regional suppliers
Partner with the SBUs to ensure they recognize the business value from the GSM team
Implement category strategies in support of the 22 / 22 vision and margin resiliency initiatives
Responsible for creation of TCO value to the organization through a combination of productivity, working capital, synergies, reduced risk, improved supplier lead times, etc.
Maintain business relationships with regional suppliers for Sourced Products and Sub-Assemblies and serve as an escalation point to resolve supplier performance issues
Develop and foster regional supplier relationships that deliver cost reduction, supply assurance, quality improvement and innovation
Implement strategic supplier management, supplier risk management, supplier diversity, and CSR programs within Vietnam (leveraging Global Supply Management’s Center of Excellence)
Institutionalize best-practice processes and policies and knowledge sharing within the Sourced Product and Sub-Assemblies and Vietnam and ensure continuous improvement
Guarantee compliance with GSM policies and procedures and DoA requirements
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :
5 years of experience in sourcing
Must have a balance of both strategic and operational capacities; including regional sourcing, supplier management, commodity risk management, etc.
Successful track record of implementing sourcing and procurement strategies
Experience in strategic planning, budgeting and financial reporting
Global mindset with experience working in an international / multi-cultural matrix environment
SKILLS & CERTIFICATIONS
Strong listening, coaching and influencing skills
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels; particularly at the management level
Influencing without direct authority
Ability to listen, engage and influence internal and external stakeholders.
Executive presence and effective presentation skills
Strong financial and analytical skills
Highly self-motivated with the ability to drive change in a global organization with minimum supervision
CPIM or CSCMP certification
Six Sigma or Lean / Kaizen certification
Must be willing to travel approximately 30% of his / her time.
A Bachelor’s degree is required. A MBA or Masters in Supply Chain is preferred.