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Sourcing Manager

Company: Fluidra North America
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Fluidras seeking a Sourcing Manager that will join our team at our office in Atlanta, GA.WHAT YOU WILL CONTRIBUTEThe Strategic Sourcing team at Fluidra is responsible for selecting suppliers to support business needs, managing supplier relationships / performance, and meeting aggressive cost savings goals. Fluidra has an exciting new opportunity for a Sourcing Manager based in our Atlanta, GA location. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing $70m+ in spend including our Water Treatment (e.g., Salt Water Chlorinators, etc.) and Pool Covers categories for our Americas business unit. The successful candidate must be able to partner cross-functionally including with our Engineering, Quality, Purchasing, and Marketing teams to execute on Sourcing projects. Additionally, you will:Partner with Engineering, Marketing, Quality and local Sourcing teams to understand business requirementsDevelop and gain approval for sourcing category strategies for assigned projects / spendLead or support sourcing initiatives using a rigorous sourcing methodology to select the most qualified supplier based on quality, service, cost and innovationLead RFPs / RFQs and supplier negotiations, including building cost models to compare bids and drive negotiationsNegotiate terms with suppliers and work with our Legal team to create or amend supplier agreementsAssist in implementing new suppliers including part qualification and relationship setupWHAT WE SEEK5+ years experience in Strategic Sourcing or Supply Chain with experience leading large sourcing initiativesStrong negotiations experience and skillsHigh-level of proficiency in MS-Office Suite (particularly Excel)Highly analytical with expertise calculating total delivered cost and capacity analysesSuccessfully work in a fast-paced environmentMust be a team player and have the ability to work with people across the organizationStrong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written), ability to summarize and present to a VP or SVP level audiencePREFERREDExperience with one of our key categories (plastics, metals, electronics or contract manufacturing) is a plusManagement experience is strongly preferred. This role will manage project teams and may manage one or more Sourcing Specialists in the future.Experience with ERP, eSourcing and business analytics systemsAdvanced degree and / or Certified Supply Chain ProfessionalExperience managing suppliers in other countries, especially Mexico and ChinaExperience working with international teams, particularly with European countries, Australia, and / or South AfricaEDUCATIONBachelors degree required, business or engineering major preferredWHAT WE OFFERAn exciting opportunity to dive in and begin your career with a company that offers a competitive total rewards package that includes:3 weeks of paid vacation11 paid HolidaysFull range of health benefits including medical, dental & vision, short & long-term disability401(K) matching (100% of first 3% contributed, 50% of the next 2%)Health and wellness programs / gym reimbursementEducational assistance up to $7,000 per yearCompany sponsored FUN events!Generous product discountsWHO WE AREFluidra is a publicly listed company focused on developing innovative products, services and IoT solutions for the residential, commercial and wellness pool markets, globally. The company operates in over 45 countries, has over 7,000 employees and owns a portfolio of some of the industrys most recognized and trusted brands: Polaris, Jandy, CMP, S.R. Smith, and Zodiac. We also sell products under the CoverPools, iAquaLink, Grand Effects, Dell and Nature2 names. With these combined resources were able accelerate innovation in critical areas like energy-efficiency, robotics and the Internet of Things.Our focus is on creating the perfect pool and wellness experience responsibly. We take our mission to heart, and our employees embody these guiding principles in everything we do: passion for success, honesty & trust, customer collaboration, teamwork and inclusion, learn and adapt, excellence and innovation.Don't meet every single requirement listed? At Fluidra, we thrive on building an inclusive workspace, so if you are excited about this role and your past experience doesn't align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyways! You may be just the right candidate for this role or another role in the organization. Fluidra is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Fluidra recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.#zipby Jobble

Keywords: Fluidra North America, Atlanta , Sourcing Manager, Executive , Atlanta, Georgia

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