Procurement & Third-Party Tolling Manager
Location: Huntersville, NC, USA
Reports to: Vice President, Supply Chain
The Procurement & Third-Party Tolling Manager will manage and direct all day-to-day activities for procurement and 3rd party toll manufacturing. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:
- Responsible for managing procurement and 3rd party tolling day-to-day activities.
- Owns the centralized procurement process, optimization, and approval of all necessary goods and services.
- Responsible for inventory management and stocking policies. Analyzes supply scenarios and determines the most cost-effective solutions while collaborating with other departments.
- Supports R&D/Technical on a specific project requiring sourcing and works towards timelines to meet desired outcomes.
- Responsible for negotiations and relationships with external vendors to secure economical and secure supply.
- Responsible for data analysis, demand management, tracks and reports key functional metrics for Procurement and 3rd Party Tolling.
- Responsible for monitoring performance of vendors, suppliers, and 3rd party toll manufacturers.
- Supervises two to three employees in the department.
- Works with Vice President, Supply Chain to develop long-term procurement strategy and 3rd party tolling.
Qualifications and Experience Required
Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Supply Chain Management or Engineering (Chemical preferred) from a four-year college or university and a minimum of five years related work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, APICS certification, and MBA are all a plus. Three years prior supervisory experience is required.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio; have prior experience in an ERP system (Microsoft Dynamics AX or Dynamics 365 is a plus) and a statistical software program. This position requires strong communication, attention to detail, creative problem solving, and strategic and analytical acumen. Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time including international travel. Must be able to work independently without direct supervision.