Sourcing: Independently investigates and identifies new sources of supply for the company. Negotiates and writes contracts for Finished Goods, Direct Materials, and Services for the companies and commodities assigned. Initiates and negotiates best total cost, best quality and timely supply for the company. Initiates and negotiates cost improvements, and will make critical and strategic decisions with long-term cost implications. Implement appropriate sourcing strategies to control the companyís purchased material costs and to assure an adequate source of supply.
Expediting/Problem Resolution: Responsible for the on-time delivery of material and services from the vendor. Works to resolve any issues that prevent the service or goods from being delivered in a timely manner. Drive continuous improvement in all aspects of the procurement process. Managing and optimizing supplier performance, including innovations, obsolescence and reduction in total cost of ownership. Maintains and promotes sound relationships with suppliers and the business community.
Technical Support: Works directly with partner in advanced manufacturing engineering to understand technical nature of sourced component, supports consistent development of specifications consistent with JCS requirements, analyzes components for technical requirements and works with engineering on developing solutions for technical/engineering issues in the field
Solid experience in Home Appliance Industry
Bachelors Degree required preferably in Business, Materials Management, Procurement, Engineering or equivalent. Masters Degree preferred.
Experience working closely with program management on technical components strongly preferred
8-10 years progressive procurement and materials management experience
Bilingual English/ Mandarin
Ability to work independently over periods of time
Strong negotiating and contract writing skills
Cross-functional business team environment experience
Intermediate Word, Excel, and Outlook knowledge
Jarden Consumer Solutions is a leading provider of niche consumer products used in and around the home. We design, manufacture or source, market and distribute a broad line of branded consumer ...