ITT Corporation Head - Sourcing in Vadodara, India

Job Description:

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position is responsible for managing all strategic supply chain related activities at a location including, purchasing, negotiating, and rate contracts for all commodities. Key responsibilities include identification and achievements of cost savings initiatives, the effective utilization of the sites ERP system as it relates to procurement & materials management.

SCOPE AND MAGNITUDE

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Describe scope and magnitude in specific terms of project size, budgets, sales volume, operational impact, and personnel.

State formal education level, work experience, & specialization required. State additional professional, technical, skills or knowledge required.

ACTIVITIES

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Managing the daily activity as well as training and development of direct reports. Driving accountability for completing:

o Purchasing activities such as floating rfq’s, negotiating, defining payment terms and customer requirements at the highest quality, best total cost and shortest lead time.

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Managing site supply base; driving performance improvements in the areas of cost, quality and Supplier OTP.

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Actively participate and drive in the creation and achievement of site goals and objectives in regards to:

Direct Material Cost Savings & Margin enhancement.

Supplier Delivery Performance of materials and documentation requirements.

Inventory Accuracy & Inventory Turns

Freight In/Out Budget

Establish and Execute plans to meet the goals and objectives.

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Directly working with the extended Global Supply Chain organization to leverage the Global Supplier Roadmaps or if necessary, establish and negotiate Regional/site level material purchase contracts to drive savings and mitigate unfavorable price fluctuations.

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Represent the site in the creation of the Global Supplier Roadmap strategies for direct material purchasing and manage the local compliance to the published Supplier roadmaps.

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Education:

Minimum Professional/educational qualification and experience:

BE Mechanical minimum 17 + years’ experience in Production Environment in Engineering Industry

Experience:

17+ years’ experience in a manufacturing operation with experience in and/or responsibility for purchasing, sourcing, materials management and logistics

Skills/Knowledge sought:

§ Must be able to positively influence other functional areas to ensure process and policies are adhered to.

§ Demonstrates strong leadership ability, vision, and innovative thinking.

§ Technical/engineering competency & ability to read blue prints

§ Experience working with advanced ERP / MRP systems as well as MS Office Software for analytical and financial analysis. SAP experience preferred.

§ Experience within a global sourcing environment working across multiple cultures.

§ Logistics experience with exposure to import-export requirements a plus. (Certificates of Origin)

§ Previous purchasing experience with castings, mechanical assemblies and OEM contracts preferred.

SUPERVISION/MANAGERIAL

Competencies/Traits: List demonstrated traits of successful performers.

Direct Reports

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Directs

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Reporting

to Directs

List Titles:

Buyers

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· Customer focused (internal and external)

· Subject matter expertise and knowledge

· Effective written communications skills

· Effective verbal presentation skills

· Willingness to teach others

· Good cultural awareness

· Leadership skills (influence)

· Team oriented and ability to foster team spirit and attitude

· Prioritization and planning skills

· Results orientation

· Business Acumen

· Creating a positive work environment

AutoReqId:

8863BR

Company:

ITT India

Country:

India

EEO Statement:

Minimum Education Requirements:

BS/BA Degree or Equivalent

Paid Relocation Available?:

Yes

Percent of Travel Required:

up to 50%

Position Title:

Head - Sourcing

Skills and Experience:

Education:

Minimum Professional/educational qualification and experience:

BE Mechanical minimum 17 + years’ experience in Production Environment in Engineering Industry

Experience:

17+ years’ experience in a manufacturing operation with experience in and/or responsibility for purchasing, sourcing, materials management and logistics

Skills/Knowledge sought:

§ Must be able to positively influence other functional areas to ensure process and policies are adhered to.

§ Demonstrates strong leadership ability, vision, and innovative thinking.

§ Technical/engineering competency & ability to read blue prints

§ Experience working with advanced ERP / MRP systems as well as MS Office Software for analytical and financial analysis. SAP experience preferred.

§ Experience within a global sourcing environment working across multiple cultures.

§ Logistics experience with exposure to import-export requirements a plus. (Certificates of Origin)

§ Previous purchasing experience with castings, mechanical assemblies and OEM contracts preferred.

Work Location:

Vadodara