CNH Industrial

Strategic Sourcing Specialist - Electrical

Location US-IL-Burr Ridge | US-WI-Racine
ID
2021-17645
Category
Purchasing
Position Type
Full-time

Overview

Through its people and brands, CNH Industrial delivers power, technology and innovation to farmers, builders and drivers all around the world. Each of its brands, including Case IH, New Holland Agriculture, Case and New Holland Construction, FPT Industrial, Capital, and Aftermarket Solutions, is a major international force in its specific sector.

 

The Strategic Sourcing Specialist - Electrical -Manages the purchase of Medium - High complexity production parts for 10 North American manufacturing plants. This position will be responsible for managing the supplier relationships and setting/supporting strategic direction for the assigned Electric commodity perimeter, and driving/achieving budget objectives, sourcing, supporting warranty campaigns, and meeting rationalization targets. The Specialist will forecast and report economic savings performance, main point of contact for commercial negotiations, drive long term agreements, market test, award new business to maximize leverage, and analyze various reports to identify and cost reduction opportunities/risk mitigation. Additionally, the specialist will support special projects as necessary to assist in delivering commodity goals. This role is approximately 70% Strategic / 30% Operational.

Responsibilities

  • Lead supplier evaluation, selection, and sourcing for assigned mechanical commodities for all North American operations and/or leading/supporting global sourcing projects by working closely with the global commodity team (EMEA, LATAM, APAC).
  • Programs: Support function for new product launch initiatives while developing and implementing cost reduction and sourcing strategies through leveraging parts for new platforms to meet program timing, cost, quality, delivery, and strategic objectives.
  • Develops/implements supply base management strategies both regionally and globally that lead to lowest total cost in terms of quality, lead time, delivery, service and unit cost. Drives the selection of suppliers, negotiates and maintains performance to expectations.
  • Negotiates, implement and manage LTA's (long term agreements) while achieving commercial savings and raw material recovery in order to meet or exceed material cost and total cost reduction objectives and while supporting organizational initiatives. Facilitates supplier/engineering VA/VE activities in order to drive product cost savings and process improvement initiatives to achieve budget performance.
  • Provide leadership in and develop an understanding of and insight into the market for the commodities assigned; including industry trends, cost drivers, global pricing, lead-times, technology and manufacturing capability of company suppliers and suppliers in the market that best meet expectations and objectives. Track, monitor, and execute hedges at optimal raw material market conditions to minimize risk.

Qualifications

The qualified candidate will have:

  • A Bachelor's degree is required; Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or Finance preferred
  • 6+ years of work experience preferred in Purchasing, Supply Chain, Engineering, Finance, Quality, Sales or Manufacturing using MS Office Suite (Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required to support the business (<10%)

The preferred candidate will have:

  • Proficient in using MS Office Suite (Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
  • APM CPM and/or APICS CPIM certifications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, negotiation skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, and computer skills
  • Excellent ability to work as a team within purchasing, other functions, and with locations worldwide is required
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge/experience of raw material analysis and tracking systems
  • Experience in analyzing, selecting/recommending, approving and auditing suppliers for different product platforms within a multi-plant manufacturing environment, based upon supplier capability relative to designing, supporting, quality and manufacturing
  • Strong negotiation background with knowledge of corporate purchasing practices and strategies that bring about closure of long-term agreements reflecting positive results that contribute to organizational/departmental goals
  • Experience developing and implementing commodity strategies
  • Proven experience in mitigating supplier delivery, cost, and relationship issues with positive outcome for the company
  • Ability to facilitate and lead technical and commercial meetings that require multiple cross-functional participants
  • An extensive amount of independent thinking is required

EEO

CNH Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Applicants can learn more about their rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster and its supplement here

 

CNH Industrial participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. You can view additional information here.

 

If you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call 1-800-889-4422 option 1 and then option 5, or contact us at narecruitingmailbox@cnhind.com.

 

Read about our company’s commitment to pay transparency by clicking this link: pay transparency notice.

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