Responsible for search and qualification new suppliers in line with quality expectations and budgetary requirements of the General Automation BU. Additionally, management initial orders with new suppliers and handover to purchasing team.
To investigate and propose new make/buy opportunities, including creation detailed and compelling business case. Delivery of route-to-market and supplier strategies, to enhance profitability, supply chain reliability and performance. Support to project teams, engaging with current and new suppliers and ensuring the procurement of high risk/value components.
SMART GOALS & OBJECTIVES:
Develop and implement regional supplier strategy for mechanical sub- and final assemblies, delivering preferred suppliers list, risk & opportunities associated with suppliers and risk mitigation actions
Create and manage database of sub-contractors to be used in worldwide mechanical and electrical projects, including labour rates comparison with respective country average rate
Research and introduce suppliers with new technologies and processes, adding value to the GA Business Unit Supply Chain
Develop supplier performance review process, including audit and qualification process
Propose and execute cost saving projects
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
Search, introduction and qualification new suppliers
Create supplier introduction process, including proposal supplier audit process
Supplier risk analysis and mitigation actions
Define commodity categories required by BU
Manage orders for company’s strategic projects
From project start until handover to purchasing team
Support to project teams in line with project requirements as defined by scope and requested by the Project Manager
Ensure all issues are satisfactorily closed out in a timely manner
Effectively communicate with project teams and other Supply Chain team members
Report supplier risks and opportunities to purchasing and project teams
Interface between company and new suppliers
Facilitate and lead manage strategic communication with suppliers
Conduct regular specification reviews with project/engineering teams and suppliers to each project and monitor defined objectives
Cross Functional Working
Continually build relationships with internal and external stakeholders to support the successful completion of projects
Work with other team members to promote a positive & professional approach and drive best practice
Health & Safety
Always follow and promote Group and Company policies and procedures
Ensure all Company equipment and personal PPE properly used
Fully Understand and always adhere to the Company’s Equality Policy at all times
All employees must conduct themselves in accordance with our Corporate Company Values and Business Ethics at all times
Skills & Attributes
Excellent communication skills
Motivated, positive and enthusiastic
Ability to reflect and adjust based on sound judgement of the given situation
Able to build trusting partnerships across the organisation to work towards enterprise goals
Ability to plan effectively and think ahead
Proven experience of procurement and strategic sourcing, in a similar working environment
Experience with the project procurement for industrial automation, especially projects related to automotive sector
Previous experience and basic technical knowledge in all or some of the following areas:
Electrical power systems
Covid Guidance for the US
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
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