Responsible to support and implement overall Rockwell Strategic Sourcing strategy with special focus in Asia-Pacific. Achieve year-on-year improvements by leading local, regional and global supply management activities. Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to implement sourcing and commodity strategies. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Commodity Management Develop and execute sourcing strategies on assigned commodities with regional commodity leads.Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders (global Sourcing team, Engineering, Operations, Business Units, Quality, etc.) in executing these strategies. Participate and support Global Commodity Leads in managing global commodities. Source and qualify new suppliers especially in low-cost region (LCR) countries in line with Rockwell commodities strategy.Drive relentless improvements in quality, delivery and cost to meet Strategic Sourcing targets and initiatives.Keep abreast of design, product and market requirements from Business Units and in turn share market and suppliers' developments. Supplier Management. Track and implement action plans to continuously improve Strategic Sourcing Key Performance Indicators (KPI) as well as support manufacturing locations regionally and globally.Conduct regular business reviews with strategic and critical suppliers involving relevant stakeholders. Attract, Develop, and Retain Talent. Continually review and explore development opportunities. Facilitate and conduct information sharing to global commodity team as well as and relevant stakeholders to enhance collaboration and adoption of best-practices Continuous Improvements. Continually review supply base ; source & develop new and potential suppliers specifically in LCR countries to support the business requirements.Facilitate and conduct sourcing workshops to continuously build up the savings funnel to achieve year-on-year savings target.Identify strategic sourcing best practices and drive these best practices into the Rockwell strategic sourcing toolkit and sourcing strategies. Thorough Familiarity with Company Policies and Procedures. Appropriately applies policies and procedures in compliance with government laws. Policies and procedures include, but not limited to: Standards of Business Conduct, Intellectual Property, Control Environment, Information Protection, ISO 9000 & 14000, government regulations (e.g. health, safety, quality and environmental), and functional policies published on the Rockwell Automation information network. Technical or business Degree ; Engineering degree highly preferred.Minimum of 5 years of progressive sourcing responsibilities, preferably in a manufacturing environment.Experience and continual success in achieving net deflation and productivity is required. Experience in project management required. Experience in the development and management of the sourcing preferably in both multi-site management responsibility and multi-commodity responsibility. Regional sourcing experience in Asia Pacific highly preferred.Travel : up to 50% (domestic & international) COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS Functional Broad knowledge and exposure in managing direct material commodities (e.g. Heatsinks, machined parts, injection molding, cable assemblies, bus bar, etc.)Possess well-rounded knowledge in strategic sourcing, supply chain, manufacturing and operational procurementExposure in high-mix low-volume (HMLV) environment preferred.Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing in production environment and experience in implementing Kanban/Consignment systems highly preferred. Interpersonal Proven communication, negotiation and presentation skills at local, regional and global levels.Proven track record of collaborating with cross-functional teams (Sourcing, Engineering, Operations, Quality, and Business Units). Strong cultural sensitivity to manage relationships across global boundaries and time zonesUnderstands and appreciates internal & external customers Business Extensive knowledge of the marketplace conditions for a broad range of commodities including technology trend, supply & demand dynamics, supplier analysis, pricing and development including bench-markingResults-oriented with strong business acumen. Leadership Comfortable working in a cross-functional and multi-cultural teamsA never-ending drive for continuous improvement.
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