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Strategic Sourcing Manager

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Date: Jun 2, 2021

Location: Hefei, AH, CN, 230011

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 44360

 

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

- Purpose of the Position

 

Leads the development and execution of Global Supply Management (GSM) Strategic Sourcing strategies, policies, tactics and objectives for assigned complex global commodities that align and are linked with the business units, commercial, supply chain and manufacturing strategies.

 

- Day to Day Responsibilities

 

• Develops and/or assists with Strategic Sourcing plans and objectives (short & long term) based on forecasts of future demand and taking into account economic and currency trends and conditions that affect GSM, the business, and the global commodity sourced.

• Works with the Business, GSSM, and Buyers on assigned global commodities to prepare and solicit competitive bids, quotations, and proposals with pertinent specifications, terms and conditions.

• Develops and reviews specifications, statements of work, performance terms and accept/reject criteria.

• Conducts negotiations with potential and/or current major suppliers to obtain maximum value.

• Leads the development and communication of global supply intelligence for assigned commodities.

• Owns the Supplier Relationship Management process for the assigned commodities.

• Develops and cultivates effective relationships with suppliers.

• Develop, maintain and execute Shared Objectives and Service Level Agreements.

• Champions and advocates for the Global Buying Policy. Ensures compliance."

 

- Education and Experience

 

• Bachelors Degree.

• Experience in manufacturing – operations, planning, engineering, supply management, or procurement.

• Experience as a Plant or Corporate Buyer.

• Experience working in a matrix environment or on a cross-functional team.

• Other social certification in Supply Chain Management function

 

 - Required Skills

 

• Conflict Management

• Influencing people

• Business Acumen

• Dealing with Ambiguity

• Strategic Agility

• Negotiation

• GSM Strategies and Plans

• Supplier Relationship Management

• Act with Integrity and Authenticity

• Communicate and Engage

• Demonstrate Drive and Commitment

 

Travel Requirements 50%

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.