Product Supply Manager
What's the role?
We are looking for a supply manager, experienced in supplier negotiations and developing new product solutions together with existing and new suppliers. This role is responsible for key-suppliers and technologies in injection molding, stamping & bending and chemical products in the north American market in regards to ongoing supply relationships. This role interacts with global supply managers to generate supply strategies, supply methodologies and budgeting tools. The Product Supply Manager interacts with an interdisciplinary team (product manager, mechanical developer, quality) to ensure the right quality of development projects and understands how to get things done in time by being highly self-reliant.
Who is Hilti?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 28,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What does the role involve?
Identify, audit, select, and develop the optimal supplier portfolio
Responsible for managing key suppliers to identify and implement cost reductions and safeguard product availability and quality
Negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers and support the global Supply Manager in preparing supplier contracts
Actively participate in interdisciplinary teams for the development of new products to ensure project cost targets and timing are achieved
Align technical specification and cost target with capabilities of suppliers
Additional duties as assigned
What do we offer?
We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and lots of responsibility from the start. In return for your exceptional performance and consistent results, you’ll receive one-to-one career mentoring, as well as exciting opportunities to move around the business.
Why should you apply?
We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team.
What you need is:
- Master’s Degree in Engineering or Business Administration required
- Minimum 7 years experience in Supply management in an international environment.
- Sound understanding of related raw materials and production technologies with link to quality, availability, costs, and productivity
- Proficiency in supply relevant SAP program modules
- Strong analytical and implementation skills
- Ambitious and motivated personality with high focus on further personal development
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Focus on defining and getting things done
Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
“There’s a real family spirit and you can literally knock on any director’s door at any time. Also your line manager will work very hard to help you develop your skills, both professionally and personally.”