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Sourcing Leader

Company: SUEZ
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Around the globe, we help cities and industries manage, optimize and make the most of their resources. We provide an array of solutions related to water, energy and materials to promote a cleaner more sustainable world for all of us.

The collective expertise and passion of our people, combined with a broad portfolio of over 10,000 technologies, makes us uniquely positioned to deliver solutions that positively impact the environment. Come be part of something special - start your journey today!

The Sourcing Leader will report to our Service Sourcing Strategy Leader for North America and will be responsible for supporting the sourcing initiatives, prioritizing and delivering critical cost-out activities. These initiatives will mainly consist of new equipment purchases to support the mobile fleet build in our facilities in Guelph ON, Minnetonka MN and Norfolk, VA. The role will take over transactional operations and will provide a seamless interface within the Sourcing team and with the Project/Manufacturing teams.

Key Responsibilities:
--- Responsible to oversee the overall procurement process partnering with plants manufacturing team, Engineering, Program Managers
--- Coordinate with the Category management and the Fulfilment & PurchaseToPay (P2P) teams for key transactions, including supplier search, RFQ management, order follow up, etc until delivery of goods or services.
• Obtain the savings target on the project and apply all standard levers available through the Sourcing Team, while satisfying the cost, schedule, and quality requirements of the project and eventually minimize Total Cost of Ownership
--- Troubleshoot and solve schedule issues. Works closely with the expeditor.
--- Provide appropriate reporting to project team and sourcing management notably for part delivery and budget purposes.
--- Identify underperforming or non-performing suppliers during the project life cycle.
--- Collaborate with and support the Sourcing Category team for developing supply agreements with key suppliers

Core Requirements:
--- Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
--- Negotiations expertise and experience working with suppliers globally
--- Possess ability to read and understand engineering drawings with the ability to communicate technical information to various internal and external customers.
--- ERP experience required, preferably with SAP

Other Useful Skills & Abilities:
• Strategic thinker/planner with good quantitative and analytical skills
--- Ability to manage multiple complex situations while maintaining focus and priorities

We're an organization that champions diversity and inclusion at every level and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace!

To protect our customers, our employees, and their families, we strongly encourage, and in some cases require, successful new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting employment unless an exemption is granted as required by law. Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, disclosure of your vaccine status will be required as permitted by state law. Help us protect each other by protecting yourself.

Keywords: SUEZ, Minnetonka , Sourcing Leader, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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