Global Director of Supply/ Purchasing

Bay Minette, AL
May 04, 2017
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

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Our client is a top manufacturer and top ranked in their industry.

This role is open due to growth.

Your global sourcing experience is needed as our client continues to grow at a 17% growth rate and is currently growing organically and through acquisition.

Bring your strategic , continuous improvement supply management abilities. Our client is looking for someone that can partner with the Dir of Quality and improve relationships with suppliers as they continue to grow.

Our client is a $550m OEM that is the leading Global provider driven products.

Location: Coastal area, Alabama

Job Description:

Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Supply/Purchasing Team and the creation/ implementation of goals and objectives

Primary Responsibilities:
  1. Direct leadership of developing sourcing and cost reduction plans for the direct commodities
  2. Develop, monitor and manage performance metrics for the department and team members
  3. Evaluate team member performance and help prioritize workload
  4. Issue, review and evaluate quotes and RFQ's
  5. Identify process improvement opportunities
  6. Act as an internal business partner and consultant to internal customers and provide support to other departments
  7. Take initiative in leading change - process and supply chain optimization
  8. Demonstrate trustworthiness and professionalism with internal customers, peers and team members
  9. Create and open environment that encourages people to work together to solve problems and improve service levels
  10. Challenge the status quo
  11. Coordinate sourcing strategies with and other segments as needed.
  12. Responsible for the goal setting, measurement, training, and motivation of team members, and the growing of these individuals into effective coaches.
  13. Interface as needed with both the supplier base and management. Attend staff, operations, and other meetings.
  14. Work with supply base on cost reduction ideas and consolidate supply base.
  15. Advise manager of any circumstances that could affect quality, delivery or pricing of purchased product or services.
  16. Participate in the Indirect Procurement Council

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree - relatable field
  • 7 plus years of related experience
  • Prior purchasing experience with manufacturing in a management role.
  • Proficiency in using MS Office suite of applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Key Must Have's:

  1. Bachelor's degree, mandatory - relatable field
  2. 7 plus years of related experience
  3. Prior purchasing experience with mfg.
  4. Proficiency in using MS Office suite of applications
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  6. Ability to think strategically, yet act tactically
  7. Ability to work across multiple stakeholders and manage a multitude of projects
  8. Effective decision and problem solving capabilities
  9. Excellent organizational skills
  10. Ability to multi-task

"Preferred" Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree
  2. Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM)

Company Description
ACS Global Search is a Global Search firm that focuses on our clients. We work with select clients to ensure a top level service. Our clients rely on us for all their searches from Junior Engineering to Executives.

Bay Minette, AL


Wed, 3 May 2017 22:05:59 PDT