The Senior Strategic Sourcing Agent will lead and execute sourcing, procurement, and vendor management activities for assigned electronics commodities, including PCBAs, electrical assemblies, motors, batteries, and adaptors. An effective Senior Strategic Sourcing Agent will perform demand and supply analysis to develop and support sourcing strategies, negotiate and manage contracts, evaluate and monitor supplier performance to enhance Andis’ overall competitive advantage.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES including but not limited to:
Develop and implement global procurement and sourcing strategies for electronics category to result in the use of highest value suppliers while optimizing TVO. This includes market analysis, supply chain risk assessment, source selection, and contract negotiation.
Work closely with our external suppliers and our internal cross functional teams to proactively identify opportunities for implementation of emergent technologies, cost savings, lead time reductions, working capital improvements, quality enhancements, and improved service levels
Acts as Procurement liaison for specified new product launches and manages corresponding CBOM and sourcing activities
Negotiates prices, terms, lead time reductions with suppliers
Leads sourcing activities for electronics and directs corresponding RFQ activity
Proven negotiation skills that result in favorable cost savings for company
Knowledge/fluency in Mandarin and/or Spanish a plus.
About Andis Company
Excellence. Integrity. Respect. If these words mean something to you, we've got a lot in common. These are the Andis Company values and for over 90 years, we've employed people who help us design and build the highest quality tools to cut, trim and style. From the assembly line to the sales force, our associates are energetic and passionate about what they do. And we love that about them!
As a family-owned business, our owners and our associates take our company's mission, vision and values very seriously. After all, we want to make sure Andis Company is here for future generations-it's our legacy. And we know the same is true for our customers. They are creating their own legacies, building their own businesses, and our tools play a big part in their success.