Provide overall leadership to the strategic sourcing group. Responsible for developing, implementing, and continually improving the supply chain processes necessary to effectively and efficiently support the uninterrupted supply of products to our customer base, while optimizing the supply network and using innovative sourcing approaches to achieve the lowest total cost. Sets the direction for strategic sourcing initiatives in support of new product development as well as TSIs global supply chain.Develops and executes the global procurement strategy to achieve business results. Oversee activities relating to sourcing, key commodity and supplier management of parts, supplies, equipment and services.
Job Responsibilities Develop global sourcing strategies for a range of commodities and ensure these are migrated into the existing supply chain with minimum interruption and maximum cost reduction. Manage supplier relationships (including scorecards, internal metrics and inventory control). Participate in the strategic and tactical negotiation of major supplier contracts. Drive early strategic supply chain participation in the New Production Development process to minimize total future cost and minimize manufacturing risk. Work with tactical supply chain peers to implement commodity strategies and ensure balance of cost savings and inventory levels Hold suppliers accountable for meeting continuous improvement initiatives from a strategic and tactical perspective including lead time reduction, flexibility to schedules, quality improvement, inventory reduction (entire supply chain) and cost reduction on a year over year basis. Monitor appropriate financial metrics to maximize cost savings throughout the function. Work with key members of Senior Management, Supply Chain, New Product Development, Operations and other key functional areas of the business on various enterprise initiatives Work with peers in management to drive the execution of continuous improvement projects
Required Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Production Management or Engineering
Desired Master's Degree
Minimum of 10 years progressive experience in supply chain/procurement
Minimum of 5 years of direct supervisory experience, preferable in Strategic Sourcing Management
Electronics industry experience preferred.
Demonstrated skills in contract negotiation and contract management.
Direct experience with supplier management and supplier quality management.
Sourcing experience in North America, Europe and Asia.
Knowledge of: Lean manufacturing
TSI is a drug and alcohol free workplace. Pre-employment screenings are conducted.