Global Sourcing Manager
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Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment is an industry leader in the engineering, manufacturing, and marketing of compact and heavy construction equipment, attachments, air compressors, lighting systems, generators and articulated dump trucks. Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment is a global alliance focused on delivering best-in-class products and services. It represents world-renowned brands, including Doosan, Bobcat, Montabert, Geith, Tramac, Doosan Moxy and Doosan Infracore Portable Power.

Where ever you find us, you’ll hear the sound of progress, see the results of our people, and feel the rhythm of transformation in everything that we do. Doosan’s "2G strategy" represents our belief in the growth of business through the growth of people. Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment is part of the Doosan Group, which employs over 35,000 people worldwide.


The Global Sourcing Manager will assure that Doosan Portable Power receives the best total value for all purchased goods and services in assigned commodities. This is achieved by developing and implementing long term sourcing strategies for all incumbent or new suppliers; identifying, selecting, developing and managing new suppliers; interacting effectively with Doosan personnel as well as executive level supplier representatives.


NPD Support Role

Lead cross-functional efforts to minimize the addition of new suppliers, maximize the effective use of incumbent suppliers, re-use existing designs, utilize standard components, and adapt new supplier technologies.

Ensure effective procurement transitions from Prototype to Pre-production to Production phases. Eliminate OSMI associated with superseded designs.

Insure early and ongoing supplier and tactical procurement involvement in the NPD process.

Commodity Management Role

Negotiate commodity contracts and agreements to meet customer requirements and to achieve business objectives for quality, delivery and cost.

Lead and direct the new supplier selection and development process and subsequent negotiations for all purchased materials. Collaborate with Corporate Sourcing Category Managers as required.

Serve as the primary liaison between the supply base and the business unit in a highly responsive and pro-active manner. Provide critical strategic communication, facilitate problem resolution and help ensure a continuous source of supply of materials for all assigned commodities.

Build strong value adding relationships with suppliers, internal customers, and cross-functional departments.

Evaluate the supply base globally with emphasis on developing new suppliers in the lowest cost regions of the world.

Develop commodity strategies based on spend analysis, supplier analysis, market analysis and total cost of ownership evaluation.

Must have vision and perseverance to identify, select and develop the best suppliers to achieve the business goals for quality, delivery and cost.


Relevant work experience in the construction equipment, industrial off-road or automotive businesses is preferred.

Program or project management experience is highly desired. Experience managing projects involving Low Cost Regions of supply is desired.

Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) professional certification is a plus.

Must possess a high level of technical understanding to effectively manage engineered component sourcing strategies and facilitate early supplier involvement to leverage supply chain technical expertise.

Working knowledge of Six Sigma quality/manufacturing practices desired.

Must be able to manage Sourcing activities in a highly matrixed organization.

Polished verbal and written communications skills are required for effective communication with high level globally based supplier executives.

Must possess strong business acumen and the skill-sets required to evaluate sourcing strategies and projects on a total cost basis, tie all Sourcing activities to business financial measurements and results and assess the economic impacts of supplier tooling costs, lead times, and unit costs.

PC skills required: Excel, Outlook, Oracle, Power Point

Education: Bachelor’s Degree, MBA is a plus

Experience: 5 >7 years of experience as a Sourcing, Engineering or Supply Chain professional.

Domestic and international travel is necessary approximately 20-25% of time, predominantly domestic travel.

Doosan is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 704-883-3767 .

Doosan is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms/agencies for this employment opportunity unless contracted with the Staffing Department. Agencies must work directly with Staffing as the primary point of contact and follow the Doosan application process to be considered for business. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Doosan via-email, the internet or directly to hiring managers at Doosan in any form without a valid written agreement in place will be deemed the sole property of Doosan, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Doosan as a result of the referral or through other means. Note: Any agreement entered into with Doosan before September 2010 is null and void. Search firms are essential to the recruitment and staffing efforts at Doosan and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. For this reason, Doosan has established and regularly maintains a preferred vendor list. Thank you for your cooperation on this matter.

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Doosan Infracore is carving its own niche as one of the world's largest construction equipment makers. Part of Korea's Doosan...