Supply Manager II
What's the role?
The role of Supply Manager II is directly responsible for the management and oversight of their assigned material groups (MG) within Indirect Procurement. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing suppliers (selection, on-boarding/off-boarding, on-going performance), contracts (review, execution, storage, renewal), projects (internal and external), and financial analysis per MG. Additionally, incumbents are expected to drive continuous improvement in purchasing processes, spend, and policies on a local and global level.
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 29,000 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?
As the Supply Manager, you will partner with various departments across the organization to assess spend and develop/implement sourcing strategies through supporting project roadmaps. You will analyze supply market conditions, assisting immediate and senior management teams in developing organizational and market strategies for growth. You will also deliver continuous improvements for the organization through the implementation of effective purchasing processes, procedures, policies and controls. Monitor & offer improvements to Hilti’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and web-based purchasing architectures.
The Supply Manager will structure highly effective contracts in concert with global Hilti supply management teams. Negotiate major supply contracts within a matrix team environment to improve quality, service levels, or cost. You will pursue and leverage strategic Supplier Partnerships that provide increased efficiencies, access to new resources, and enhanced sales. You will also take personal ownership for supplier selection, quality, and performance. Execute via a Supplier Relations Management (SRM) strategy (in a growth/expansion environment) that includes on-going management through leading quarterly business reviews.
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:
- Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field from an accredited university
- Minimum two (2) years’ professional experience in procurement, supply management, or related role
- Forward-looking, motivated, collaborative team member
- Effective communicator that will be required to present project strategies and results to the Executive Management Team
- Microsoft Office Suite
- Financial and business acumen
- Master’s degree preferred
- APICS CSCP or ISM C.P.M. or CPSM certifications preferred
- SAP Front End and Business Intelligence knowledge preferred
Normal office conditions
Up to 30% domestic and international travel, required
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.
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