As a member of the Manufacturing Spend Sourcing Team, this position will report to the Global Category Manager and be responsible for one or more of the following products/service sub categories: CapEx, engineering services, MRO pumps, motors, power transmission, electrical, rebuild and etc.
Creates and executes effective strategies that improve cost, reliability and cash for an assigned group of products and services across Rayonier Advanced Materials (RYAM). Analyzes current spend and markets in an effort to identify sourcing opportunities and effectively communicates plans to senior leaders in the organization. Negotiates commercial agreements and leads cross functional execution teams that effectively produce the results associated with the strategy and manages the relationship with the involved suppliers.
Develops cost savings ideas and leads global teams, using the souring process, to achieve financial and service level improvements. Work performed in conjunction with communicating progress to Senior team members.
Leads the development of category sourcing strategies. Measures the of effectiveness of strategies and adjust accordingly.
Develops and executes the sourcing vision, strategies and objectives in coordination with operations to optimize business results to meet business objectives. Provides appropriate input into business strategy development, long range planning, annual budgets and monthly forecast.
Leads negotiations with suppliers to ensure reliability and quality of supply while providing RYAM with highest valued option. Manages supplier agreements and contracts including credit, terms and conditions, and other factors. Identifies opportunities to maximize cash flow and profitability.
Advises business around short and long-term trends that could impact the financial results.
Leads the development of sourcing strategies, plans and activities across RYAM and designated categories globally. Manages the supplier base and key Alliances to ensure quality reliability and total value.
Works with key leaders at both RYAM and Senior supplier representatives to develop long term plans that benefit both organizations.
Is accountable for the development of contracts that are consistent with RYAM policies and practices.
Is responsible for the direction and performance management of Senior Buyers.
Additional duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field. Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) and/or MBA degree strongly preferred.
10+ years of procurement experience.
7+ years’ experience supervising and managing employees.
5+ years strategic sourcing experience.
7+ years managing complex projects
Internal Number: R-00255
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