201660 - Sourcing Manager
NJ-New Jersey
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Sourcing Manager for a contract opportunity in Plainsboro and/or Newark, NJ.

Act as an integrated Business Partners, foster strong relationships with internal stakeholders in order to understand their vision and implement business aligned strategies
o Provide deep understanding of the categories market expertise and monitoring of competitive factors. Act as the "owner" of unit prices and cost structures
o Develop, implement and drive the Best In Class Sourcing Strategy for the assigned categories according to the TCO approach while ensuring quality, availability and competitiveness for all sourced components and services
o Align your strategic approach through your business acumen to the overall company strategy while considering all factors which might influence your categories (economics, alternative technologies, competitors, digitalization, cost drivers etc.)
o Ensure the deployment and alignment of the sourcing strategy across the organization. Drive cost efficiency and performance improvement projects to achieve outstanding results
o Create and maintain Partnerships with your suppliers by coaching, challenging and supporting them in order to optimize and develop supplier relationship and ensure Best In Class sourcing practices (Vendor Relationship Management programs)
o Be active part of project teams to identify, understand, and fulfill the needs
o Support strategic sourcing initiatives in other areas of Indirect Spend

o Excellent purchasing know-how (market expertise in categories mentioned, development of TCO-models, sourcing-negotiation and contracting strategies, Vendor Relationship Management) and knowledge of the procurement process
o Ability to drive networking and to develop strong relationships with suppliers as well as internal customers (Operations, engineering, legal, finance mainly)
o Ability to interact and bring leadership at all levels in the organization
o Ability to delegate to and coach peers and partners in order to drive most relevant execution of end to end portfolio management
o Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills with ability to influence others and effectively operate in a cross-functional team and multicultural environment.
o Strong organizational, analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, able to think and operate strategically.
o Financial acumen, aware of the impact of decisions on business performance and profitability


SHIFT: Bachelor's Degree, Business, Supply Chain Management major and/or Mechanical/ Industrial Engineering

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Silmese Graves
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x261 or (877) 244-5418 x261

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.