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Strategic Sourcing Analyst I/II/III - (22447)

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Andersen Corporation is looking for a Strategic Sourcing Analyst at our Bayport, MN location to support the development and execution of the Enterprise commodity strategy This role will focus on strategic sourcing and supplier relationship management to manage volatility, ensure stability of the supply chain, mitigate risk, and deliver a competitive advantage for the Enterprise. Supplier performance will be concentrated on quality, delivery, continuous improvement and cost management.  This position will lead strategic and tactical initiatives in collaboration with other functional areas including engineering, operations, RD&I, quality, and finance.
Responsibilities of this role include:
  • Considered as the Subject Matter Expert and leads select key supply chain initiatives and projects that drive value across the enterprise
  • ­Establish and maintain expertise in commodity relative to factors influencing processing cost including:
    • Suppliers raw materials and raw material markets
    • Suppliers manufacturing methods
    • Supplier critical process points
    • Suppliers quality and other related processes
  • Develop and leverage critical relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers to foster improvements in the area of cost, quality, delivery and process
  • Lead the development and execution of Commodity Strategies for the area of responsibility in order to improve the position of the company
  • Lead complex negotiations and ensure agreements properly address risk, sustainability, and meets business demand at the lowest total acquisition cost
  • Lead and collaborate with cross functional teams using project management tools and continuous improvement techniques in a lean manufacturing environment
  • Continuously monitor and establish risk mitigation plans
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, or related degree is required. Technical experience is a plus
  • Three to five years relevant work experience in technical engineering, supply chain, or operations
  • Ability to learn new commodity areas of focus without significant oversight and to do so in a relatively short period of time
  • Demonstrated success collaboratively leading and motivating others
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Project management experience with the ability to create project plans, manage schedules, adapt resources, and achieve project deliverables on schedule and on budget
  • Strong knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies
  • Strong technical knowledge and/or previous experience in plastics or chemical sourcing position
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Supply Chain
Bayport, MN US
Andersen Corporation
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