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Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Company: TPI Composites, Inc
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Reporting to the Sr. Global Commodity Manager, this role is responsible for supporting strategically managed segments of TPI's key commodities on a global basis to leverage TPI's buying power through global consolidation of spend, market intelligence, strategic supplier relationships, and the execution of global supply agreements. This is accomplished through a team of Category and Sourcing Managers and Specialists located globally. - -This role is analytical in nature while requiring the ability to work cross functionally in a global organization. -
Position Summary
Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Gather and analyze market and supply intelligence and clearly communicate research and data analytics for scenario planning, idea generation and decision-making processes.
Closely monitor the supply market with regards to pricing, commodity trends, supplier capacity, supplier news, industry news and new product developments.
Support development of global category sourcing strategy to achieve category objectives including, supply security, costs savings, and delivery performance targets.
Communicate and promote the strategy internally to TPI management and key stakeholders.
Ensure global commodity strategies are successfully deployed to TPI's global sites by working with the buyers to implement these sourcing decisions.
Aggressively pursue the strategy to ensure competitive advantage for TPI and to position TPI as a market leader.
Become subject matter expert for global strategy implementation process to support site teams.
Support in development and execution of the RFx processes (Information, proposals, quotations).
Build partnerships and work collaboratively with cross functional teams in the development and execution of new material qualifications.
Monitor and report on supplier performance and compliance.
Support new customer projects through quotes and Bill of Materials analysis. -
Use professional concepts to contribute to development of company concepts and principles and to achieve objectives in creative and effective ways.
Actively learn through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures to learn.
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Engineering, Business, Economics or equivalent
2+ years strategic supply chain experience, including previous experience in the development and execution of sourcing strategies
Experience in negotiations
Understanding and adaptability to work in a fast-paced environment and growing company.
Comfortable with ambiguity where processes and customer requirements evolve.
Experience with supplier interaction in driving innovation and cost reduction programs and processes.
Knowledge and experience with Lean concepts and driving operational excellence.
Self-starter and proactive. Ability to work at all levels in the organization.
Willingness to learn new commodities and interest in growing into a Global Commodity Manager role.
Strong data analytics skills in support of decision-making process.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Work location
Scottsdale, Arizona - On-site
Up to 20%

Keywords: TPI Composites, Inc, Scottsdale , Strategic Sourcing Specialist, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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