Sr. Procurement Specialist Evenflo Company, Inc.
The Senior Procurement Specialist is responsible for the procurement area of new product development, product improvement and product sustainability and is responsible to strategically source suppliers to reduce costs and purchase materials of high quality and technology. The Senior Procurement Specialist is required to work interactively with the business teams as they develop short and long term product strategies. The Senior Procurement Specialist is responsible to maintain supplier relationships and to confirm they are meeting requirements in the area of cost and delivery and are responsive to the goals of Evenflo. In addition, the Senior Procurement Specialist is responsible to identify suppliers to be put on the list for qualification. Limited International and Domestic travel will be required in this position.
Examples of Typical Activities:
Build and execute RFQ packages for new and existing products
Execute supply strategies for business categories
Participate on new product development teams
Negotiates price, terms, payment and delivery with raw material, component, and finished good suppliers
Work with Finance/Engineering/Manufacturing on make/buy analysis
Continually identify and execute cost savings
Communicate with suppliers in USA, Mexico, and Asia
Set up and maintain items to be purchased in BAAN ERP system
Work with Quality group on supplier qualifications, audits, scorecards, and quality issues.
BS Degree required plus minimum 6-8 years of resin sourcing and injection molding experience in a fast paced consumer product business.
Required Technical Competencies
Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
Project Management Skills ? ability to follow project plans and meet key milestones on time
Demonstrated negotiation Skills ? ability to develop and execute a negotiation strategy
Proficient in strategic sourcing ? utilizes a systematic approach to sourcing
Proficient with MS Office Suite
Understanding of Manufacturing processes and costing - USA, Mexico, and Asia focused
Desired Secondary Competencies
Experience with a company ERP system
Understanding of the following commodities & cost drivers
Plastics - focus on PP
Required Behavioral Competencies
Builds Trust - Interacts with others in a way that gives them confidence in one?s intentions and those of the organization.
Initiates Action ? Takes prompt action to accomplish objectives; takes action to achieve goals beyond what is required; is proactive.
Adaptability ? Maintains effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusts effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures.
Build Partnerships ? Identifies opportunities and takes action to build strategic relationships between one?s area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goal.
Strategic Decision Making ? Obtains information and identifies key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long range goal or visions; commits to a course of action to accomplish a long-range goal or vision after developing
Contributes to Team Success ? Actively participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.
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