Direct Sourcing Manager

  • Cuyahoga Falls, OH
  • Full-time

Company Description

Associated Materials is the parent company for leading
building product brands such as Alside, Gentek, Revere, Alpine and
Preservation.  With a legacy of over 65 years in business, we create,
develop, manufacture, extrude and distribute beautiful siding, windows and more
throughout our network of North American company-owned distributors.  If
you’re searching for a rewarding career, consider AMI.

Job Description

We're adding to our internal sourcing team by hiring two (2) Sourcing Specialists, each with a specific category focus as follows:


Outside Purchased Products Sourcing

  • Lead the development and implementation of Sourcing strategy for Outside Purchased Products (OPP)
  • Develop product category strategies, in accordance with established processes, for rationalizing the supplier base and optimizing the spend to meet total cost, quality, inventory and service requirements


Broad definition of the roles and responsibilities includes:

  • Build effective relationships with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to influence change and lead cross-functional teams to achieve business goals
  • Drive the use of Sourcing tools such as spend analysis, total cost models, etc
  • Own Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), oversee supplier development, qualification, certification programs, and resolution of all supplier-related issues
  • Negotiate contracts and commercial terms in accordance with company policies, processes, strategies
  • Establish and maintain corporate Sourcing programs for assigned categories

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Purchasing, Supply Chain Mgt, or Engineering. MBA preferred
  • 5 – 7 years experience in Sourcing/Procurement
  • Must be familiar with negotiations and constructing formal supply contracts.
  • Ability to work well in cross-functional teams in distribution, plant and corporate environments.
  • Strong MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Word skills
  • Demonstrated abilities to implement process change improvements and best practices
  • CPM or APICS a plus
  • May require occasional business travel, NTE 20%

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.