Division Sourcing & Procurement Manager
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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 3/21/2017
Parker Hannifin Corporation
Founded in 1918, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $13 billion, global company. With annual sales of approximately $13 billion in fiscal year 2015, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 55,000 people in 50 countries around the world. Parker s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.
Plan and direct the activities of the Division's purchases of raw materials, supplies, equipment or services. Identify raw material requirements from production specifications, operational schedules and engineering quality requirements. Determine the most cost efficient and reliable materials needed for the manufacturing process. Establish preferred supplier selection criteria based on supplier evaluations of price, quality, delivery, certifications, and compliance with governmental procurement regulations. Promote and use strategic suppliers. Interview, select and negotiate with suppliers in response to material requirements/cost issues. Establish procedures to leverage the company's position. Ensure purchasing strategy reflects the consistent utilization of local suppliers vs. Group strategic suppliers. Work with suppliers to develop and manage continuous improvement programs, addressing quality, delivery, service and price. Develop standard/automated re-order procedures. Develop crisis management and supplier backup contingency programs. Develop and benchmark best practices among the Division's suppliers and maintain accurate measurements and records for evaluation of suppliers. Ensurespurchases and capital expenditures are consistent with Division strategies and within department budgets. Responsible for integrating the Division with electronic interfacing throughout the purchasing function.
Minimum of 6-8 years purchasing/managerial experience. 4 -year degree in business, engineering, or materials management required with certification in supply chain management preferred. Demonstrated analytical and technical skills and ability to understand business practices and recommend proper automation opportunities. Demonstrated functional understanding of cost accounting and ability to adopt information into practical application. Demonstrated advanced computer skills and ability to understand electronic processing. Demonstrated application of Lean principles to business processes. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts.