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Sourcing Manager - Archdale, NC (location flexible)

Date: May 14, 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.

Position Overview

The Sourcing Manager will guide the development, communication, and implementation of complex procurement strategies that strengthen Hubbell's competitiveness while ensuring the availability and quality of the products we provide to our customers. Prioritize and maintain balance between cost of acquisition and cost of possession to improve return on investment including methodologies to improve working capital. Assist in the creation of a balanced workload across the Harsh and Heavy Industrial Brands.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive optimized pooling activities for direct materials within the Harsh and Heavy Industrial business unit as well as larger Hubbell Electrical Systems segment by using alliances within procurement, improving competition and intensifying collaboration with suppliers
  • Lead/Support supplier sourcing, evaluation and selection, negotiation, performance monitoring, relationship management, and continuous improvement.
  • Responsible for reviewing operation documents and understanding business terms, service level metrics, fixed/variable cost changes and statements of work.
  • Provide advanced analytical support and appropriate data to assist Operations Leadership in developing their strategies and drive innovative thinking.
  • Support development of Requests for New Product Development (NPD) / Requests for Proposal (RFP), support analysis of RFP's & development of manufacturing location or supplier recommendations based upon RFP assessments.
  • Develop and maintaining strong global supplier relationships, including supplier site visits and relationships at all levels of their organization.
  • Track and report on supplier strategies, monitoring spend, business allocation, capability gap analysis and facilitate cross-functional review and evaluation.
  • Develop strategies for the mitigation of risk in the supply chain, overall and for specific new product programs.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Supply Chain / Finance degree desirable).
  • 3-5 Years of Sourcing / Supply Chain Experience
  • Experience implementing Global Supply Chain initiatives & strategic planning in a matrix corporate environment
  • Demonstrated and proven ability to generate savings in a cross functional environment incorporating engineering, manufacturing, finance, product management or other resources and functions as needed
  • Strong analytical, business process analysis and problem solving capabilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills & ability to engage and communicate with internal & external Customers.
  • High self-motivation and results-oriented work ethic.
  • Willingness to travel as needed (approx. 10 - 30%).
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly with Excel
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • CPSM or APICS certification is preferred.


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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