MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
20% Strategic planning and opportunity assessment for key sourcing categories across entire enterprise. Set the strategic vision and goals and ensure execution of all common procurement strategies including supplier management, contract management, common procurement tools, and reporting.
10% Support the centralized procurement function responsible for consolidated purchasing of goods and services (e.g., fixed/capital assets, leased assets, services, supplies, travel, etc.) that support the entire organization, while continuously identifying and implementing cost saving/containment ideas
15% Lead negotiations for products and services within the assigned catagories ensuring THD's specifications and quality for the best value are met.
5% Partner with process improvement organization to develop the foundation for cost out and cost avoidance metrics.
20% Develops and supports a strategic alliance with business partners. Participates in cross-functional activities focused on solving business issues and enhancing our competitive advantage.
25% Motivate people to give their best efforts by goal setting, coaching and communicating performance expectations, offering reconginition and holding people accountable for results. Accurately assesses the strengths and weaknesses of associates and gives timely and constructive feedback. Participate in the selection and performance evlauation of the staff.
5% Assign projects and montior progress relating to strategic sourcing activities.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to COE Leader/Director of Procurement
Accountable for direct supervision of the work activities of others. In addition to personnel issues -- including selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development of subordinates.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 8 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Extensive experience with procurement and capital project management
MA/MS/MBA degree in business related field
Six Sigma Green or Black Belt
Experience in process implementation and required internal controls
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.