North America Sourcing Manager

26 January 2024
SCM

Location

06492 Wallingford

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About Us

DISCOVER RADIALL

Since 1952, we have been designing and manufacturing cutting-edge technologies for some of the world's most demanding applications. From space exploration to communication to aviation, our international teams are working to create interconnect components that power the future. Our sites are located in different countries, including France, Italy, United-States, China, Mexico and India. At the heart of our factories, we grow industrial know-how including molding, plating and component assembly. We are a community of more than 3,000 employees, rich in diversity, with a strong team spirit and open to all of those around us. Dare to be audacious, Make it Simple, Be genuine and Grow together are the 4 values guiding our actions every day. At Radiall, we have made a choice: "Creating Connections that Matter". This is expressed in our purpose, which invites us to work for a better world, through product offerings and programs that we have identified, and on which we can act.


Your Mission

REALIZE YOUR TALENT

Reporting to Radiall’s Global Sourcing Vice-President, the North America Sourcing Manager will work closely with Radiall North America plant leadership while ensuring that Radiall global sourcing processes and procedures are consistently followed. The job incumbent will organize, plan, supervise, as well as support and control the deployment of Sourcing strategy (including supplier performance improvement) within the North America Zone. All of this will be done with the objective of providing internal customers (BUs and Sites) with goods at the best Cost, Quality and On-Time Delivery.  

  • Represent Sourcing function within the assigned business scope and geographic zone. Accountable for Sourcing results for three industrial plants in support of local management and stakeholders (Autonomous Production Units, plant, zone management…)  The three sites are located in Ciudad Obregon, MX; Tualatin, OR; and Wallingford, CT

  • Actively participate in the definition of Sourcing strategy and targets (budget exercise) for his/her scope, taking into account existing and forthcoming needs.

  • Promote Sourcing action plans within his/her scope to optimize cost, quality and on-time of purchases.

  • Lead and participate in supplier negotiations, either directly or in support to his/her team members. 

  • Promote purchase Frame Agreement deployment / partnership with strategic suppliers whenever relevant in order to secure Radiall Purchase terms and conditions.

  • Sourcing localization in North America: Supplier prospection, selection and qualification to support transfer opportunities, mitigate currency fluctuation risk, optimize logistics flows and to contribute to overall TCO improvement and lead time reduction.

  • Close monitoring of Sourcing activity through frequent data analysis. Reporting of monthly results such as savings, Defect PPM, Supplier OTD, action plan progress/issues, and Sourcing projects key highlights…

  • Ensure strict compliance to Sourcing processes (NDA, Tool loan agreement, supplier Ethics charter, supplier creation, supplier qualification…)

  • Contribute, with support of SCM experts, to pull flow deployment at suppliers and supplier load / capacity enhancement (load versus capacity analysis based on communicated forecasts…)

  • Drive and orient supplier performance enhancement through relevant development action and audit plans aiming at excellence 

  • Manage, train and inspire his/her team. Ensure completion of annual performance  appraisal and individual development plans (including training).  Direct reports for this role are located in both Mexico and United States.

The Profile

KNOW THE REQUIREMENTS

  • 8 - 10 years of significant management/leadership experience in a Sourcing function in an international industrial environment (10 years) with a matrix organization.

  • Bachelors degree in business discipline, Masters degree is a plus

  • Expert level fluency in Spanish and English.  French is a plus.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to address internal and external stakeholders

  • Experienced in Project Management and Change Management tools

  • A demonstrated self-starter and ability to work independently with a high level of autonomy, integrity, and transparency

  • Previous experience working with SAP preferred, but not mandatory

  • If not a US citizen, must have or be able to quickly secure a Visa for US travel 

  • Frequent business travel expected: Mexico, USA, and Europe

We offer excellent, employee affordable benefits for US employees with substantial employer contribution to costs – medical/dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, disability and life insurances, a generous bonus program, and a friendly work environment. Enjoy the perks of a 401K with company match, 11 paid holidays, a very generous paid time off plan, and excellent benefits package!

If you like lots of variety in your day to day work with outstanding rewards, then Radiall is the place for you!

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Job Type: Full-time


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