Senior Director of Procurement - Mcclellan , California, United States, 95652

Overview

Maintain a strategic alignment with company's Operations VP's, Divisional & Regional Managers, and Corporate departments on company goals & initiatives. Provide leadership in the standardization, best pricing, purchasing and delivery of products and services for organization. Directs and coordinates activities, forecasting, and financial performance of Procurement. Provides clear communication to Executive VP on established financial indicators, oversees financial due diligence for new business opportunities, and works closely with Global Sourcing team to identify, and nurture relationships with Manufacturing and Supplier partners in order to promote a sustainable and profitable supply chain.

Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.
Strategic alignment, leadership, direction and support in operation management client communication including but not limited to successful Business Reviews with clients relating to product resale
Provide recommendations on expenditure requirements to better align the Procurement department on major corporate economic strategies, objectives and policies
Provides leadership in regular communications with key leadership team to keep apprised the status, development, success and overall growth of Procurement
Monitor competitor services and marketing activities in order to anticipate future state of competitor offering
Establishes and maintains relationships with industry influencers and key community and strategic partners
Proactively engage with corporate departments to support initiatives and strategies associated with key metrics for the unique partnership and the growth of that partnership
Confers with EVP, COO, VPs and other senior leadership personnel to review achievements and discuss required changes in goals or objectives resulting from current status and conditions.
Creates an innovative approach to grow new business opportunities and educates/collaborates with the entire Strategy, Growth and Solutions team
Oversee Procurement department in preparation of existing budgets, reviews budget proposals, and provides consistent visibility to current financial performance through monthly communications and reporting.
Work with Procurement team to implement new SBM products to expand offerings to SBM customers and non SBM customers. This would include private label custom manufactured products.
Responsible for all initiatives related to E-Commerce, ERP/MRP implementation, and processes strengthening B2B/B2C platforms.
Manages and mentors a dynamic team of purchasing professionals, and ensures SBM buyers are properly trained and follow SBM purchasing requirements and policies.
Ensures that SBM always has a stable of qualified vendors that can meet and exceed our internal and external customer requirements at preferred pricing levels.
Strategically develops and implements commodity/supply chain strategies covering all commodities, non-subcontract services and supplier processes throughout a global enterprise to deliver maximum value, leverage, and standardization. (Coordinates consolidation of SBM distributors and suppliers as needed).
Leads product development commodity strategies in line with corporate initiatives to improve supply chain efficiencies and reduce the total cost of supply chain management.
Oversee activities that develop relationships with suppliers.
Develops an overall supplier base which creates and sustains a competitive advantage, utilizing global market exploitation, leveraging spend, and leveraging of technologies.
Ensures performance improvement and recovery plans are developed, issued, tracked and reported on as required for supply base management and improvement.
Position requires travel 25-50% of the time.
Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Supply Chain, Production/Operations Management, or Engineering from a four-year college or university; 5+ years of progressive experience in Procurement/Sourcing or relative business experience relating to Procurement/Sourcing; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

May be required to have a valid driver's license.