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3D Systems, Inc. Strategic Sourcing Manager in Rock Hill, South Carolina

_Job Summary_ Lead NPI and Transitions projects with EMS PSL suppliers. Lead company-wide objectives by leveraging world-class EMS suppliers for high quality, low cost supply lines of finish goods. Implement global procurement contracts to affect corporate-wide objectives. _Primary Job Functions_ * Lead EMS Supplier RFQs, the supplier selection and award process * Lead NPI Sourcing Projects, accountable for Phase Gate deliverables * As part of the NPI RFQ process, direct the Sourcing of the most competitively priced: BOM, tooling/fixtures, Compliance, Samples, NRE and design services * Lead cost-cutting and streamlining programs such as implementing rapid replenishment programs (VMI or consignment programs) * Lead Should Cost and Should Take analytics to attain the best marketplace value * Negotiate and implement Supplier Agreements (Development Supply Agreements, Binding Agreements, Pull System Agreements and SOWs) * Lead supplier performance clause recourse as needed (e.g. Warranty, Delivery etc…) * Develop and facilitate major supplier relationships * Lead cross-functional team on supplier Common Assessments Audits to evaluate process capabilities, manufacturing capacity, QC procedures, technology leadership, managerial and financial stability. * Direct early supplier involvement initiatives in the design of new products * Leverage existing suppliers for maximum benefit upon awarding NPI, Transitions and Sustaining projects gaining incremental benefits of cost and delivery terms for 3DS * Establish and manage aggressive cost reduction programs for assigned responsibilities * Create and maintain KPIs to track performance trends * Pull spend data from various systems, perform data analysis in Excel, and make recommendations through created PPT presentations to senior leaders * Develop and leverage relationships with internal customers through open communication and follow-up * Promote synergism between Sourcing, Research and Development Engineering, Design Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing, and Manufacturing to drive products down faster learning curves * Solicit the input of all Sourcing personnel (Forecast, Buying, SIOP etc… ) in negotiating both EMS and key commodity supplier partnerships, devising objectives and strategies * Lead the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Preferred Supplier List * International and domestic travel required; lead morning and late night calls as needed with global team * Perform Day-to-Day requirements of the job _Qualifications_ Basic Qualifications: * Bachelor of Science Degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Business or Engineering * 10 years Supply Chain experience with progressive responsibility * High Business acumen and attention to detail * International travel and sourcing experience, foreign language knowledge preferred (Spanish or Mandarin) * Green Belt Certification Additional Qualifications: * Advanced degree, preferably an MBA in Business or Engineering * CPM/CPSM and/or APICS certification * Wide sourcing experience with mechanical, electro-mechanical, and electronics exposure desired * Previous knowledge or experience with REACH, ROHS, WEEE, CalProp 65 etc… * Previous experience with turn-key finish goods sourcing and buy/sell sourcing * Strong contract negotiation skills with precise written communication * Excellent teaming abilities * Strong communication and leadership skills dealing with a global cross-functional team * Aptitude to work comfortably in a highly matrix organizational environment * Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments with various deadlines * Experience implementing rapid replenishment programs (VMI or consignment programs) Title: Strategic Sourcing Manager Location: SC-Rock Hill Requisition ID: 2100008G