Strategic Sourcing Specialist
E-Z-GO - Augusta, GA

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Description

Job

Summary:
This position provides sourcing and project management support to the Strategic
Sourcing organization.

Responsibilities:
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Assist
with selecting and managing suppliers.

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Identify
and implement opportunities to reduce costs.

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Participate
in and lead VA/VE exercises.

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Lead
cross-functional efforts to transition work from supplier to supplier or from
our plant to a supplier.

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Analyze,
design, plan, direct and coordinate assigned projects to meet performance
targets, project expectations, project timelines and capital spending limits.

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Lead
STP teams in sourcing projects.

Qualifications

Education Requirements:
Bachelors Degree in Business, Electrical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering preferred. Consideration will be given to an applicant with Sourcing experience in place of a four year degree.

Position Requirements:
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Recommended
3-5 years manufacturing or product engineering experience with experience in
VA/VE cost reduction activities.

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Ability
to read and interpret technical instructions in a mathematical diagram.

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Strong
computer skills including MS Excel, Word, Project.

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Demonstrated
experience with manufacturing processes.

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Ability
to write routine reports and correspondence.

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Ability
to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

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Excellent
communication skills to coordinate with outside design and manufacturing
vendors of both local and overseas.

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Ability
to apply advanced mathematical concepts and operations.

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Ability
to manage multiple project assignments and coordinate activities to meet
specific deadlines, targets or plant specific production requirements as they
relate to packaging for new product launches and existing products.

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Demonstrated
project management, analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving abilities.

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Ability
to provide operator/material interfaces with an understanding of ergonomics.

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Familiarity
with methods of factory information systems.

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Ability
to work across organizational boundaries.

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Good
hands on and idea leadership experience.

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Experience
with Six Sigma and or Lean Manufacturing

License and Certification Requirements:
Six Sigma certification and/or CPM a plus

Desired Qualifications:
International sourcing experience helpful

Competency Requirements:
Cross Functional Teaming, Sense of Urgency, Customer Focus, Process Discipline,
Business Acumen, Problem Solving

Additional Information:
FLSA Status: Exempt

Direct Reports: 0

Travel Requirements: 20%

Relocation Benefits: No

Bonus Eligible: No

Job Field

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Supply Chain

Primary Location

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US-Georgia-Augusta

Recruiting Company

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E-Z-GO

Schedule

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Full-time

Job Level

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Individual Contributor

Shift

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First Shift

Job Posting

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Feb 8, 2013, 6:54:55 AM

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