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Director of Sourcing- HHI - Archdale, NC

Date: Nov 23, 2022

Location: Archdale, NC, US, 27263

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Brand Overview

Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

 

Division Overview

Harsh and Heavy Industrial is a global manufacturer and supplier of quality products that service a broad range of markets across 17 locations in 8 countries. The group has twelve business segments servicing the end-customer verticals of; Oil & Gas, Renewables, Steel, Mining, Locomotives, Data Centers and OEM (Medical, VFD, Aerospace and Industrial). Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.

Posting Address

North Carolina Region

Position Overview

The Director of Sourcing will report directly to the Sr. Director, Supply Chain and will be responsible for overseeing and managing the overall sourcing and supply chain strategy to maximize service level, flexibility, process efficiency and productivity. Productivity may include but not limited to; Structural Cost change, Working Capital improvement through lead-time /payment term management and Service Level improvements. The successful candidate will be responsible to identify, execute, sustain and audit opportunities, drive improvement and ensure the alignment with the business needs. This position will work closely with HES operations, HHI Operations, Brand management, Continuous Improvement Leadership and Hubbell Corporate leadership to drive standardization to support core enterprise and business key metrics.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manager of sourcing and supply chain team functions with direct reports of 3-6 full-time personnel.
  • Manage and monitor cost metrics (commodity and value add), service level metrics, lead-time and regional needs, gap analysis to facilitate cross-functional reviews including continuous improvement to meet or exceed targets.
  • Provide leadership and communication in supply chain process, procedures and technologies to generate and sustain standardization and optimization.
  • Lead the organization with project manager methodology with regular updates on productivity planning, new product development planning, near-shore/off-shore planning, and practice regular change management elements especially communication, training/support, monitoring/reinforcing, and focus group engagement.
  • Own end-to-end productivity throughout the supply chain to support working capital efficiency.
  • Develop and maintaining strong global relationships in a matrixed environment of business, corporate and cross functional levels.

Skills and Experience

  • 7+ years of experience in progressive sourcing/supply chain
  • Experience with both domestic and international supply chains
  • Proven change management, project management and relationship building skills.
  • Proven sourcing/supply chain experience; experience working in an industrial environment.
  • Strong analytical, business process analysis and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work both independently and effectively across teams and persuade/influence others in a matrixed organizational structure.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, dynamic, ever-growing and often ambiguous environment; effective multi-tasking skills are vital.
  • Strong appreciation for data integrity and clear process definitions.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and utilize decision making skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of large Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, preferably SAP; for Purchasing Modules
  • Skilled knowledge of MS Office programs.
  • APICS certification desired
  • Secondary language desired; Spanish
  • Ability to travel an average 25-35%, supply stability and project dependent

Education

Bachelors Degree in Business

 

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.


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