Candidate will be responsible for overseeing global sourcing initiatives and establishing long-term sourcing strategies. Working hand in hand with Regional Purchasing Groups and Buyers. This position reports to the Director of SCM.

Responsibilities include:

  • Establishing Sourcing goals and objectives, supplier strategies, cost controls, etc.
  • Working with sales and product development to actively pursue new and innovative products.
  • Communicating current manufacturing trends within the global market to senior management in reference to trade agreements.
  • Representing and reporting needs of the company during quarterly meetings.
  • Monitoring and ensuring key performance indicators are met in on-time delivery, quality and cost.
  • Reviewing and recommending long term sourcing strategies in order to maintain cost competitive products.
  • Identifying suppliers to address continued growth of sourcing needs and objectives.
  • Establishing cost matrices based on current market trends in order to provide sales with accurate costs.

Experience required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. Preferably in Supply Chain, Business or Engineering.
  • Knowledge and management experience of Global Sourcing with countries such as: Asia, India, S. Korea, etc.
  • Proven ability to work as a cross functional team leader in various departments.
  • Expert knowledge of importing rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of product costing and strong analytical skill.
  • Commercially savvy with a track record in identifying and developing product development initiatives.
  • Some flexibility for international travel (approx. 2-3 trips per year in India/Asia/Europe). Travel approximately 35%.
  • Strong relationship building and ability to work with cross functional teams.

Please submit resume to hweber@gtrcorp.com