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FPC of Columbia, Fortune Personnel Consultant of Columbia, SC
Global Sourcing Director- Motors Metro Detroit

Join an Industry leading Global Tier 1 Automotive company who is seeking talented a Global Sourcing Director for the Motors Commodity in the firm's U.S. Headquarters. Global $Multi-billion dollar company servicing the global automotive markets.

Your responsibilities will include:

Create strategy for Global Motors procurement.
Collaborate with Central Subject Matter Experts across all divisions.
Drive profits using cost saving strategies and program management skills to effectively lower materials costs within current supplier base, new suppliers, and LCC/BCC strategies.
Communicate effectively across all company groups. Coordinate global teams.
Engage Engineers from company and suppliers to identify and use company levers.
Identify and implement annual cost reduction strategies for assigned commodities group to meet cost reduction targets.
Identify volume leverage to improve profitability.
Manage the supplier base, develop new suppliers and improve and strengthen current relationships.
Continuously conduct cost assessments to identify and implement improvements. Analyze and report financial recommendations to senior staff.
Partner with Engineering and Product Development to perform analysis, modify strategies, and drive change in the manufacturing processes.
Interface with Engineering Department to review and enhance the contract process.
Read and interpret technical specifications, work with suppliers to initiate change.
Develop annual and long term materials strategies and agreements with supplier base.
Travel approximately 25%

Successful candidates must have the following requirements:

4 year Degree preferably in Mechanical Engineering or Business. MBA preferred.
8-12 years of commodity experience in motors, actuators, regulators, etc. in automotive environments.
Automotive Sourcing Experience in current role. No consultancies.
Documented skills in in project management, strategic planning, and execution of cost reduction strategies.
Deep technical and market knowledge of suppliers.
Strong global complex agreement negotiation skills.
Lean Process Project Experience - Six Sigma Certification, CPIM, ISM, NAPM a plus.
High level of cross functional leadership skills.
Long term planning/financials skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs. ERP experience in Oracle
Extensive knowledge of Supplier Quality Programs.
Stable work history- longevity at previous employers.
Relocation paid.

Must currently be in a similar
in the automotive industry. Only candidates currently in the Automotive industry will be considered for this position. No consultants. U.S. Citizens.

Candidates who fully meet the requirements will be contacted to progress in the selection process. Contact me at directly or apply on line. Include current Word Document Resume and salary history.

Verne Shaull
Specializing in Sourcing and Procurement Professionals
F-O-R-T-U-N-E Personnel Consultants of Columbia, SC
Direct: (803) 719-8065
Phone: (803) 788-8877 Ext. 3006

I specialize in the placement of qualified Purchasing, Sourcing, and Commodity Professionals in companies and organizations within the US. The FPC system has been a leader in
recruitment and placement since 1959. Our office, FPC of Columbia has a total of ten recruiters, specializing in each of the following areas: Purchasing, Materials and Supply Chain, Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, IT & Finance, Quality Control, Lean/Six Sigma, Design Engineering and Sales/ Marketing.

south carolina
works nationwide with Fortune 1000 manufacturing organizations and retailers, offering in-depth specialization in each functional discipline found within a typical manufacturing organization. Our office in Columbia, SC opened in 1981 and offers specialized assistance for better, faster and more targeted identification of high potential candidates. Proficient with
, Director and VP level assignments, both retained and contingency.
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