Sourcing Manager - Leeds, AL

Date: Apr 1, 2024

Location: Leeds, AL, US, 35094

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Job Overview

The Sourcing Manager is a leadership position with responsibility for direction and management of the Sourcing Engineers located at the Switching and Fusing Leeds, AL plant.  Focusing on managing sourcing strategies and projects to meet supply chain and cost improvement goals throughout the Business Unit.

A Day In The Life

  • Manage daily sourcing support requirements and long-term planning of supply chain strategies
  • Lead sourcing of major commodity, engineered, and proprietary items for the Business Unit
  • Identify new and/or alternate sources of supply, and develop pipeline of material cost take out projects
  • Analyze proposals and negotiate best price, service, and delivery terms for purchased products and services
  • Perform complex financial and cost analysis for projects and financial justifications
  • Develop a project schedule and effectively implement and manage a multitude of projects in varying stages
  • Collaborate with our corporate sourcing team on cost savings and resourcing projects
  • Work with Product Engineers to develop cost effective product components and work closely with manufacturing management to ensure inventory goals are met
  • Monitor supplier performance through metrics and communication with purchasing and Supplier Quality Engineer

What will help you thrive in this role?

  • BS degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or technical field
  • 7+ years of experience in a materials role involving sourcing activities for a manufacturing operation
  • Proficiency in analytical tools and databases, such as Microsoft (Access, PowerPoint, Project, Excel) Power BI & SAP .
  • Must have a solid understanding of manufacturing processes and materials
  • Familiarity with Quality systems, processes, and requirements
  • Demonstrated negotiation experience


Hubbell Incorporated


Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.


The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.


We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.


Hubbell Utility Solutions 


Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications. HUS provides the critical components that allow the grid to reliably transmit and distribute energy, as well as the communications and controls technologies to make the grid smarter and more flexible.


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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