Acuity Brands Sourcing Manager Job in Fishers, Indiana

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Date: Jan 7, 2019

Location: Fishers, IN, US, 46037

Company: Acuity Brands

Long Description

The Sourcing Manager will be responsible for sourcing finished goods from domestic suppliers. These suppliers should provide competitive pricing, good quality and on time delivery in order to meet our customers demand. Work with PMD groups on new / existing products.

Key Tasks & Responsibility

  • Negotiate agreements with the current supply base as well as new / potential suppliers including liability, warranty and indemnification. Use standard forms provided by the legal department as a basis for the agreement and serve as a mediator between the supply base and legal to resolve any conflicts and finalize the agreement.

  • Manage the supply base and spend to achieve year over year goals of continuous improvement in the areas of quality, delivery, service and cost. Accomplished through monitoring market trends, benchmarking the competition of both ABL as well as the supply base, and measuring the supplier's performance to key objectives throughout the year. Utilize LEAN principles and six sigma tools.

  • Manage spend reduction projects including identifying proper suppliers, processing and analyzing RFPs, and negotiating pricing.

  • Support internal customer base such as PMD groups and the procurement group. Attend customer staff meetings/ project meetings etc to accurately support and represent OEM sourcing.

  • Resolve issues with the suppliers as they arise as well as address concerns / changes to the outsourced product. This can involve quality, delivery, service, and / or price as well as ECN's.

  • Identify sources for new product development of outsourced finished goods by working with the appropriate PMD group(s) as well as researching through various methods potential suppliers for that product.

Physical Requirements

  • Light work

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

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