Meggitt Irvine, CA 92606, USA
Jul 10, 2018Full time
Meggitt Sensing Systems (MSS) is seeking a Strategic Commodity Leader to join our Irvine, CA location (Orange County). This is a high-profile, growth opportunity, as Meggitt is creating a presence in Orange County, with 5 divisions in California alone. Under the direction of the Strategic Sourcing Manager, the ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 years of Supply Chain experience in a manufacturing environment at a growth oriented, fast paced company. The candidate will be responsible for overall Supplier performance and building a robust Supply Chain for the Machining Category. Including Long Term Agreement execution and Lean Conversion Initiatives to improve supplier cost, delivery and site’s inventory objectives. The candidate is also responsible for reducing the overall supply risk through contingency planning and understanding of supplier capacities, disaster preparedness, and financial health. The candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent communication, analytical, and organizational skills in conjunction with the ability to manage multiple projects/suppliers. This position will require 25%-50% travel. Job Core Responsibilities Develop and deploy strategy in line with Meggitt Group Procurement or lead local strategy where categories are unique to site. Function as the site expert for the machining category including materials, equipment and secondary processing. Lead Make versus Buy process for given commodities. Leads/manages Long Term Agreement execution, including solicitation of proposals, proposal evaluation, price/cost analysis, and documentation of procurement transactions consistent with regulatory requirements. Drive cost down utilizing Lean tools and techniques within Supply Chain. Manages Work Transfer process where required as part of supplier consolidation strategy. Identify and mitigate risk within the Supply Chain. Conduct regular supplier performance reviews with key suppliers. Deploy and Flow Down Group and customer contractual requirements throughout the Supply Chain when required. Understand and manage cost drivers and market trends within commodity responsibilities. Implement Kanban and Vendor Managed Inventory agreements where required. Engages with Meggitt Group Procurement to provide proactive strategic thinking, planning and execution in support of cost reduction initiatives and short and long term Group goals and objectives. Support supplier selection process for New Product Introduction where required. KEY PERFORMANCE METRICS: Development of category strategy and supply base consolidation. PPV through supplier management (2-3% reduction YoY) Percentage of spend covered by Long Term Agreements Number of key supplier reviews planned and held (RCCM closure) Supplier development score improvement.