Procurement Manager

Job Description

Organization: Mobility
Business Unit: Rolling Stock
Requisition Number: 243946
Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Job Description:

Position Overview


The Procurement Manager will be responsible to lead a team of strategic procurement professionals and will drive key supply chain KPI’s to ensure the success of Mobility Rolling Stock . The position reports direct to the Director of Procurement and is based in Sacramento, California

 

Responsibilities

  • Direct the activities of the Procurement Team to accomplish department objectives
  • Coach and mentor Procurement Team to achieve improvement goals and prepare for the future state of procurement
  • Drive team to meet critical KPI’s
  • Implement leadership reports, providing tracking on key departmental priorities
  • Maintain alignment cross functionally to ensure standard approach and deliverables are achieved
  • Lead/manage interactions with key stakeholders
  • Collaborate effectively across different organizational levels, functions, businesses, and geographies to realize procurement goals and objectives.
  • Quickly develop a knowledge of all company procurement systems, processes and critical data elements and standards
  • Conduct current state assessments to identify gaps to procedures and systems including developing and implementing gap resolution / implementation plans
  • Develop/Update training material as required
  • Execute implementation plans to deliver quality results within defined timelines
  • Select, develop and evaluate personnel to ensure efficient operations
  • Solve complex problems in which analysis of data or situations require in-depth evaluation
  • Directly contribute to the Procurement cost savings
  • Build and monitor team budgets, schedules and performance requirements.


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • BA/BS in Supply Chain Management/Business or related field or equivalent experience• Comprehensive understanding of Supply Chain and Material Management processes and systems
  • Strong Digitalization skillset and abilities; experience to design and lead digitalization projects in supply chain management
  • Strong ability to build relationships and networks with multiple functions and at the leadership levels
  • Strong leadership, analytical capabilities and negotiation skills
  • 8+ years of experience within procurement
  • Previous deep experience with rolling stock preferred or in a similar industry
  • Results orientated
  • Strong collaborative skills, positive attitude, high energy
  • Comfort/familiarity with constructing presentations, organization communications, and business cases
  • A deep understanding of global procurement operations
  • Passion for developing a high performance organization
  • Strong detail orientation and cost reduction/process improvement focus 

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Fluent in in English. German is a plus


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