The Sourcing Manager is responsible for building-up and maintaining the supplier base that our company needs to sell and execute our projects. At all times the supplier base should be in such shape that it is in balance with the business needs of the organization. During the execution of the projects, the Sourcing Manager supports the Supply Chain Coordinators and Buyers in defining the Supply Chain strategy for each project and by monitoring the entire procurement process from specification to delivery of the goods and/or services. The Sourcing Manager will be part of Supply Chain Center North America, and will report to the Manager of Strategic Sourcing.
The Sourcing Manager will be responsible for developing a strategy and managing several supply categories. The categories managed range from mechanical and electrical components to complete turn-key systems.
-Analyzing internal business needs
-Defining external supply market possibilities
-Identifying potential added value within category (e.g. cost savings)
-Agreeing on approach to capture added value