Sourcing Transfer Leader

Sumter, South Carolina
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 80,000 - US$ 90,000 per year
Ref. Number
Shoemaker,Andrea, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion is conducting a search for a person to lead the Supplier movement process for a client in the Central South Carolina area. The successful candidate will be responsible to take the lead on moving strategic supply lines from one supplier to another. The ability to work within a highly sophisticated team environment to facilitate the implementation of cost/risk/delivery alignment is critical.

- Provide a high level of technical and operational recommendations in multiple value streams by:
- Being the recognized leader of resources and expertise in delivering solutions to select suppliers, consolidate suppliers, optimize sourcing and increase the performance of the existing supply base.
- Ability to perform cost analysis of sourced manufacturing and components to maximize quality and delivery while maintaining spend.
- Facilitating and collaborating with all internal departments and complex project teams
- Become a lead in supplier development by understanding business needs through continual monitoring of supplier quality and delivery.
- Challenging suppliers to focus on building a culture of continuous improvement and by meeting expectations in quality, service and delivery
- Engaging with supplier to share and establish best practices
- Assist other team leaders in meeting customer expectation by developing suppliers that invest in improvement processes to enhance cost containment and reliability.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

- Strong understanding of supplier measurements and goals in a manufacturing setting.
- Excellent communication skills in negotiations, analytics and supplier development.
- High Level presentation skills to effectively share success and ideas
- Customer-focused in defining quality and establishing priorities with suppliers
- Ability to Lead in a 24/7/365 production environment


7-10 years

- 4 Year degree in Engineering with 7 - 10 years of experience in Sourcing, Engineering and/or Supply Chain
- Experience in a manufacturing environment demonstrating self-starting and hands-on capability
- Demonstrated understanding of Lean principles as related to sourcing/supply chain
- Greenbelt Certification

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