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Strategic Procurement Manager

Alpharetta, Georgia, United States — thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp

Location Alpharetta
Period Permanent
Contract Full Time
Status Laufende Rekrutierung
Job ID 0_GFT_US00695

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking Strategic Procurement Manager in Alpharetta, GA.  The Strategic Procurement Manager for New Product Introduction represents the purchasing function on new product development projects and drives the related sourcing process. This role will work to understand the direct material requirements of new products while working closely with engineering teams and supplier quality. He/She drive awareness about various supplier capabilities to meet objectives, challenge engineering on the use of standard items, advise engineering on the procurement and supply chain implications of technical decisions as well as provide business case input from the supply chain management perspective. The Strategic Procurement Manager New Product Introduction is responsible to manage supplier performance periodically reviewing suppliers and launch improvement programs where required.
  • Work with senior leadership to define procurement strategies
  • Support definition of target cost settings and provide all necessary activities to meet target costs while adhering to the commodity strategies established by the cluster managers or strategic procurement
  • Use global processes and tools to support Procurement, Engineering, PLM and Quality
  • Provide Supply Chain schedule (sourcing and logistics)
  • Liaise with sourcing partners to execute agreements
  • Participate in the review process of specifications for equipment, products or substitution of materials
  • Review and evaluate specifications for issuing and awarding bids in conjunction with sales and operations
  • Utilize e-Auction (reverse auction) tool to support organizational goals and objectives
  • Prepare, review and track reporting in relation to management of suppliers
  • Identify, negotiate and contract with providers to drive cost effective relationships
  • Analyze and stay current with market trends (steel, oil, etc…)
  • Analyze industry prices and price trends and compare with actual supplier prices
  • Report findings to buyers and to management as directed
  • Assist in evaluating suppliers' performance by gathering information and preparing reports.
  • Conduct audits of supplier procedures involving company owned tools, inventory, or equipment being held by suppliers
  • Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers 

Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Supply Chain Management
  • Master degree a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in direct materials procurement within an R&D or Manufacturing environment
  • Robust technical background – including reading drawings, schematics, etc. a plus
  • Cross functional thinking
  • Project Management skills a plus
  • Strong collaboration and influencing skills
  • MS office (Word, Excel PowerPoint)
  • up to 40% travel
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Our offer to you

Benefit Description
Safety at work & Healthcare
Safety at work & Healthcare: Highest standards in occupational safety and health, comprehensive programs and measures for safety at work and preventive healthcare with comprehensive coverage and flexible options.
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Security for the future
Financial security for your individual retirement plan.
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Collaboration
Respect, recognition and appreciation of the contribution of everyone. Regular team - and social events.
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Continuing development
Training and continuing developement options. Help to grow alongside with us, in personality and profession.
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Compensation & benefits
We offer a lot: Fair working conditions and a reasonable, competitive compensation are the foundation for many more attractive benefits.
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Diversity
Open, tolerant and constructive work environment with a team consistent of diverse views and backgrounds.

We are looking forward to your application

We work together closely and respect each other, for over 200 years now and up till today. If that is just as important to you as it is to us, apply now!

To learn more about thyssenkrupp in North America, please visit our website:
https://www.thyssenkrupp-north-america.com

thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly at 1-844-427-5461.

We are thyssenkrupp!

At thyssenkrupp we have more than 158,000 employees in 79 countries and annual sales of €41,5 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

The hiring company

thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs...

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.7 billion euros in fiscal 2016/2017 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

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Elevator Technology

thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.7 billion euros in fiscal 2016/2017 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities.

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The thyssenkrupp group

thyssenkrupp is a diversified industrial group with traditional strengths in materials and a growing share of capital goods and service businesses. Over 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries work with passion and technological know-how to develop high-quality products and intelligent industrial processes and services for sustainable progress. Their skills and commitment are the basis of our success. In fiscal year 2015/2016 thyssenkrupp...

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