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.
Relationship and Commercial Management
Be a "Leader" with external partners and the business unit in preparing and implementing commercial strategies with external partners to achieve internal goals and initiatives.
The ability to operate in a team environment is necessary as teams will involve external partners, business unit teams and multiple cross functions.
Effective relationship building and communication skills at senior management levels within internal stakeholders and external partners.
Ability to create and deliver presentations and "messaging" to diverse audiences from supply chain to business management to senior management within Rockwell Automation and external partners.
Track and implement action plans with external partners and internal stakeholders 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
Coach and develop his/her team to build functional and leadership capabilities.
Continually review and explore development opportunities. Provide constructive feedback to drive improvements and/or corrections.
Facilitate and conduct information sharing to global commodity team and relevant stakeholders to enhance collaboration and adoption of best-practices.
Continually review supply base - source & develop new and potential suppliers to support the business requirements.
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
Internal Number: R21-775
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