Purchasing Manager
Purchasing & Sourcing
Full Time
Juarez, Mexico
2018-09-28

The Juarez Laundry Site Purchasing Manager is responsible to lead the Juarez Laundry Site Purchasing team; support and develop a structured, proactive, collaborative, and robust strategic direct material sourcing plan. Lead the tactical execution for Direct Material projects while collaborating with cross-functional teams, (Quality, Product Line, R&D, EGD, Operations, Finance, etc.), to execute on time, with best in class Quality and Cost.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop/deploy KPI’s and performance metrics for the Site Purchasing team
  • Conduct performance appraisals
  • Manage workload and project assignments across site / Product Line Purchasing team
  • Develop, coach, mentor, recruit a high-performance Purchasing team
  • Structure and align team priorities to meet the needs of the business
  • Drive a continuous improvement culture
  • Teambuilding
  • Direct Material cost estimation
  • Long-term Strategic Direct Material sourcing strategy
  • Strategic / early supplier engagement
  • Cost modeling utilization
  • RFQ, sourcing activity, tooling capacity/utilization
  • Negotiations, Contracts, Sourcing Board
  • Work with Engineering, EGD, and Product Line to quantify investment required for components and technology
  • Risk management
  • Direct Material Project Master tracking of projects
  • Provide various direct material tracking reports, cost/spend analysis, and sourcing updates
  • Develop strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Asset management and tracking per Electrolux policies and procedures

Minimum Qualification

  • B.A./B.S. Degree required (Engineering, Business, Finance, Supply Chain degree preferred)
  • Minimum of five years as a Commodity / Category Manager or proven equivalent Purchasing professional experience
  • Project management, cost modeling, and analytics experience
  • Fluent in English & Spanish

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Strategic vision and tactical execution
  • Capable of setting priorities, meeting deadlines with strong initiative and pro-active mindset
  • Strong decision making, problem-solving and analytical skills with particular attention given to detail and accuracy
  • Exceptional level of ethics, integrity, and judgment
  • Ability to manage working in a dynamic fast-paced work environment