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BAE Systems Strategic Sourcing Leader in Louisville, Kentucky

Job Description

Identify, develop and manage effective relationships with existing and potential suppliers for Metal Components including Raw material to meet the established cost, quality and delivery targets.

Negotiate prices, payment terms, lead times, terms & conditions to improve BAE s financial position as part of the long term agreement process.

Identify second sources in order to enhance BAE s position in the RFQ process and avoid single source situations.

Responsible to formulate and manage domestic and global long term agreements for all raw metals and metal component parts.

Collaborate with Management on planning forecasting models.

Coordinate with cross functional teams to develop best strategic sourcing strategies.

Drives execution of category sourcing strategies from beginning to end.

Establish, implement and manage system to evaluate and track supplier performance against long term agreement objectives.

Enhances and strengthens raw material supplier relationships to improve supplier metrics (P2W).

Leverages market intelligence by constantly monitoring various indices and trends for raw metals, to identify opportunities & risks.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.

  • Outstanding Microsoft Office skills.

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Oracle experience is preferred

  • Working cross functionally

  • Analytical skills

  • Able to work under pressure

  • Ability to multitask

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with Upper Management

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • 4 year Bachelor degree in Business/Supply Chain/Procurement is required.

  • At least 4 year working experience in similar capacity.

  • Experience working with metals commodity.

  • Master degree preferred

Strategic Sourcing Leader


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