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Sr. Director Sourcing

Company: Newell Brands
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

The Sr Director of Global Sourcing will be an integral part of the HA Global Finished Goods Sourcing strategy. This position will lead, manage, and champion the development of new Asian suppliers outside of China in coordination with the HK sourcing office. Initially responsible to lead development of FG suppliers outside of Asia, including supplier relocations, new supplier development or kit programs (in coordination with manufacturing). The objective is to reduce impact of freight and duties on our products and improve lead-time response to customer orders. Development of a strategy to source Buyer based in Turkey and other potential sourcing roles will report into this role. With exposure to BU senior leadership, this role will facilitate the development of innovation products through a close connection with R&D and the marketing teams. The role will lead development of strategic relationships with suppliers and implement processes, tools, and training to drive accuracy, efficiency, and accountability in all aspects if the supplier performance. This position will influence key decision-making processes regarding supplier selection. -Principal Accountabilities:

Identify and develop suppliers outside of Asia Lead discussion with potential relocation suppliers and any external support resources Develop strategic relationships with local suppliers Lead price negotiations with local suppliers Lead the local sourcing team in the development of a strong long term supplier base. Includes Turkey based resource and potential other global resources Work with the manufacturing facilities in the analysis of Kit sourced projects Develops programs related to supplier overall performance including a robust on-boarding and risk assessment process, execution of risk mitigation strategies, periodic on-site assessments of key suppliers. Continuously communicate, report and perform monthly / quarterly reviews of supplier development and continuous improvement initiatives. Work on capacity assessment of suppliers and develop cost efficiency opportunities Develops programs to facilitate and execute supplier-training needs. Leads teams who evaluates risk of new suppliers to deliver upon program requirements including on site or other assessments. -Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree within engineering, manufacturing, or supply chain management. 15+ years of experience in engineering and sourcing, preferable in a global, cross cultural environment. English and Spanish or Mandarin language skills preferred Demonstrated ability to influence senior managers and leaders across the organization. Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills with strong problem-solving capabilities. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with experience in leading teams including employees and contractors. Ability to influence others and lead teams. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously. Proven analytical and organizational ability. Tenacious although professional when working with supplier challenges. Ability to travel up to 40% including international.
Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Newell Brands, Boca Raton , Sr. Director Sourcing, Executive , Boca Raton, Florida

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