Molex is seeking an experienced Sourcing and Procurement professional to manage our global Resins category with higher focus on Non-Asia regions. This role reports to the Sr. Director - Global Category MGT. You will be responsible for developing and executing resin (polymer) category strategies, category reporting needs, support in filling gaps in the supply base and developing key suppliers. You will work closely with the internal stakeholders to build relationships and champion global strategic sourcing, resin selection and analytics while providing support to reduce costs, secure supply, and technical advice.
Molex is seeking an individual with proven leadership skills, promote cross-functional collaboration between business groups, drive communication and work to foster a culture of innovation providing value to the business.
Preferred Job location: Molex Sites - Detroit, Chicago (Lisle)
What You Will Do
Develop and execute category strategies by working closely with all stakeholders and businesses.
Provide leadership and guidance in the following ways; stimulate creativity / innovation in others, foster new ideas, support those who initiate change and take risks, promote a global perspective.
Assists in defining category procurement strategy for Molex aligned with overall Molex strategy.
Support and lead on spend, saving analytics and report outs related to Category.
Drive reductions for category through analytics, update and manage spend and savings data.
Champion change and innovation. Lead and support extended resin teams meeting.
Closely collaborate with business depts. to ensure supply continuity and business roadmaps.
Manage ongoing supplier relationships (SRM), supply continuity, supplier co-development account plans (CDAP) and change management needs.
Savings Drive: Update market dynamics and index movements; update on price increase / decrease impact, update cost reductions and cost avoidance.
Manage category projects (Value Add - Value Engineering) across businesses and company-wide.
Understand, support and comply with current Molex policies and practices related business programs including but not limited to government regulations,
Perform other related duties as assigned by management.
Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)
Experience in the procurement function focused on direct spend
Experience focused on category management
Ability to travel up to 25%, flexibility to work beyond normal hours.
Fluent in English
Strong interpersonal skills to effectively influence, network, and work with culturally diverse teams at different levels within the organization in a positive manner.
Good organizational and analytical skills. Negotiations and supplier engagement skills.
Knowledge of resin category supply base, technologies and products.
Verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels within the organization - deliver oral presentations.
Demonstrated experience driving cross functional collaboration and geographies.
What Will Put You Ahead
Previous background in Engineering, Finance, Project Management and/or Business Management
Experience working with leading international teams.
Basic knowledge of SAP and other procurement tools.
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