Global Sourcing Director

Job Details

Position ID: # EB-5811949864
Date Posted: 9/21/2021 9:17:28 AM
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Job Type: Full Time
Min Years Experience Required: 10
Required Degree: Bachelors
Salary (USD): $160,000 - $180,000

Job Description

Orion is partnering with a leading global designer, manufacturer, and distributor of RF and microwave components and integrated assemblies. Headquartered in New York City, the company has locations in over 30 countries. The company's products are used in aerospace, cellular wireless, Mil-Spec, satellite, RFID, CATV/Broadband, test instrumentation and diagnostic imaging applications for industrial, commercial and military customers. The company is focused on quality, innovative design, world-class customer service and long-term stability, and they have become a preferred supplier to over 20,000 worldwide customers.

If you are a problem-solver who seeks constant learning and a fun and challenging environment that recognizes your accomplishments, look no further.

Position Description: Director Global Sourcing

This position reports to the Global VP of Supply Chain. In this role, you will train and manage a team of sourcing experts to develop the company's strategic sourcing capability for key supply categories. You will lead a team of Strategic Sourcing Managers, Purchasing Manager/Buyers and New Product Introduction (NPI) Buyers/Planners. Working closely with Engineering and Quality leaders to enhance the global product generation process you will ensure the company incorporates strategic supplier partnerships in new product innovation processes. As well, you will be responsible for developing strong supplier relationships to achieve Total Procured Value (TPV) goals (total cost of ownership, supply surety/risk management and partnered innovation/business growth) and for total overall procurement spend.

Position Details:
Location: New York City (or remote with 50% travel to NY)
Compensation: Highly competitive base salary plus STIP Bonus and LTIP Bonus
Benefits: Comprehensive corporate benefits include Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance with HSA/FSA, Commuter Benefits, PTO, Holidays and more.
Relocation: Relocation benefits available

Key Responsibilities include:
• Implementation of strategic sourcing and risk mitigation strategies
• Business strategy and new product growth initiatives
• Improve sourcing processes / performance
• Manage sourcing, requests for information, quotations, proposals and bidding processes
• Negotiate pricing and commercial terms of supply contracts to meet Total Procured Value objectives
• Partner with Supplier Quality team to drive supplier performance improvement
• Ensure strategic sourcing competitiveness
• Interface with supplier executives to maximize Total Procured Value from supplier base
• Identify opportunities and take actions to achieve efficiencies and supply surety
• Build and maintain strong supplier partnerships
• Recruit, develop and retain top talent
• Work cross-functionally to support business goals

Required Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related technical field
• Supply chain/procurement/contract management professional certifications desired
• 10 or more years of experience managing operations and/or supply with at least 5 years leading a sourcing/supply management team
• Track record of delivering total procurement value and managing a strategic sourcing capability
• Excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
• Highly experienced with ERP, e-Sourcing platforms, RFQ tools
• Cross-functional experience to interface with engineering/technology, operations, quality, sales/marketing and finance

The Bottom Line:
The company is looking for a high skilled and experienced Sourcing leader who can coach a diverse team of experienced and development talent to a higher level of performance. You must be a cross-functional team player who will take ownership and drive the business forward. Beyond experience and talent, you must have the character, integrity and entrepreneurial spirit to anticipate needs/problems and proactively drive solutions.

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