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Director, Global Procurement

Company: Fortive
Location: Pittsburgh
Posted on: September 13, 2020

Job Description:

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Operating Company: Industrial Scientific Corporation category: Operations location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States Posting Date: Jun 10th 2020 Job Schedule (FT/PT): Full-time Job Level: Director Requisition Number: IND000718

Director Global  Procurement

We are recruiting a Director, Global Procurement to join our Operations team in Pittsburgh PA. Reporting into the Vice President, Global Fulfillment you will be responsible for managing and

providing leadership for all aspects of the company’s end to end procurement operations

globally.

You will direct the organization's overall supply chain operations, including purchasing and inventory of raw materials, selection of vendors, and distribution of finished goods. You will

be responsible for developing strategic plans to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of the global procurement organization.

You will appraise and improve our sourcing activities by analyzing the company’s global direct and indirect spend, develop strategic supplier partnerships, and align business needs for quality, cost, delivery, and growth.

Responsibilities:

People Management

Develop an organization structure that  supports needed capacity and capabilities; hires, develops and retains top supply chain professionals.

Leads supply chain team in executing best practices  and measuring performance through agreed upon Key Performance Indicators  (KPIs).

Supply & Materials Management Plan, manage, and coordinate all activities related  to the sourcing and procurement of necessary materials and supplies needed to meet the changing levels of product demand.

Stays current on new processes, techniques  and supplier capabilities through the use of continuous improvement tools while ensuring leverage across operating units.

Analyze direct material spend to develop and execute  outsourcing and/or dual sourcing strategies for critical high risk commodities and components, collaborating and prioritizing with Engineering teams.

Identify, select, and develop a high  performance supply base that supports the operating objectives.

Manage the supplier base through supplier scorecards  and quarterly business reviews.

Monitors and optimizes inventory at internal, outside  warehouses (3PL) to ensure maximize working capital turns.

Works with freight forwarders and transportation companies  to set best route and rate (reviews and approves all freight terms and agreements).

Manages all transactional procurement including  tendering processes, evaluation, contract management, legal considerations and payment conditions, contractors, performance evaluation and risk assessment.

Oversee the design, implementation, management, and monitoring of procurement reporting systems to meet company requirements.

Travel to office locations and service centers within Canada, the U.S. and internationally Expected travel – 30%

Cost Savings Use data analytics, industry  bench marking, and strategic sourcing methodologies to build a pipeline of PPV and indirect cost savings initiatives.

Deliver year-over-year cost savings to meet budget targets while demanding and expecting sustainable results.

Collaborate with Fortive Category  Managers to ensure best practices and greatest leverage in procurement, low-cost  region sourcing, supplier assessment & management.

Organizational Alignment

This role reports directly to  the Vice President of Global Fulfillment and works very closely with the Vice  President, Operations Asia Pacific and the Global Fulfillment leadership and Supply  Chain teams.

Qualifications

Skills & Work Traits Strong developmental leadership abilities to work  with, coach, develop and mentor a team.

Solid business judgment, including the ability to anticipate the impact of decisions

Ability to consult, advise and influence cross-functionally  at all levels of the organization.

Highly analytical, with a clear, logical understanding  of problem-solving including Root Cause, Corrective Action, Counter Measures, PSP and Action Plan development and execution.

Ability to navigate through ambiguity and change; excel  in a fast-paced environment.

Strong financial acumen and ability to develop  financial business cases for strategic decision making.

Capacity to be a change agent, demonstrating  persistence and resilience when faced with challenges.

Excellent negotiation and conflict management  abilities.

Ability to leverage metrics and other tools to drive  supplier performance.

Technical Competencies Working knowledge and understandingof ERP/MRP systems and their use in a manufacturing environment.

Proficiency in Microsoft

Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.

Experience 15+ years’ progressive  experience in Procurement and Strategic Sourcing within a manufacturing environment.

7+ years’ lean experience in a  global operation and leading continuous improvement initiatives.

Experience working in a global  organization, building and optimizing programs across diverse teams and culture.

Education Advanced University Degree  (Masters Degree or equivalent) in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Commerce, Economics, or related field.

ASCM or APICS certification as  CSCP, CPIM, CLTD desired

ISM certification as CPSM, CPSD

Other Requirements

Please  note that this role requires a satisfactory Criminal Background Check and  Public Safety Verification.

At Fortive, we believe in you. We believe in your potential—your ability to learn, grow and make an impact. And we believe in giving you the opportunity, accountability and visibility to do just that.

At Fortive, we believe in us. We believe in the power of great people working together to innovate and solve problems no one could solve alone. We build enduring partnerships with our customers and take on their challenges and opportunities as our own.

At Fortive, we believe in growth. We are honest about what’s working and what isn’t, and we work hard to innovate and improve. With a passionate focus on our markets and our customers, we learn and grow together to make a difference in the world.

Fortive ( www.fortive.com NYSE: FTV) is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenue, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

The people at Industrial Scientific are committed to ending death on the job by the year 2050, and we need more help. We hire smart, motivated people, give them world-class tools in a supportive environment, and we let them do their job. Our team is highly engaged, creates quality solutions and delivers outstanding customer service. Our leaders understand the critical elements of breakthrough performance: bringing out the best in people; creating a climate of trust, openness and high performance; fostering candor; and treating people fairly and with dignity .

"The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail applyassistance@fortive.com to request accommodation."

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Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail applyassistance@fortive.com to request accommodation.

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