Lead efforts to monitor and manage assigned supplier base through supplier performance management
program; proactively managing supplier issues and monitoring performance
against contractual terms and conditions. Lead standardization of requirements and specifications by managing
customer input and feedback channels. Obtain management support for the appropriate decisions and direction.
Implement leading sourcing practices for assigned products and services to ensure the company reduces total cost of
ownership while managing customer demand and expectations.
Establish strategies, engage appropriate cross-functional resources to support key initiatives identified.
Determine sourcing strategies and lead negotiation and contracting activities for assigned product and service
areas. Work collaboriatively with functional Area and Business Groups to identify requirements and maximize total value.
This role will provide subject matter expertise in the areas of opportunity identification, sourcing strategy development, bid
management, negotiation, contracting and supplier performance management
practices. Act as key contributor in supporting Supply Chain Management and cost reduction objectives.