Company: Mercedes Benz
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Mercedes-Benz: Building Exceptional Vehicles and Careers!
The best chapters in Alabama's automotive success story are yet
to come. The Mercedes-Benz automobile of the future will be
different; greener, more efficient, safer, and even more
fascinating. Only one thing will never change - It will wear a
MBUSI is home to the GLE, GLE Coupe, and GLS Sport Utility
Vehicles produced for all global markets. Our facility is one of
the most advanced automotive manufacturing facilities in the world,
with over 6 million square feet under one roof. The plant, located
in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, is positioned in an area of natural
beauty and abundant natural resources.
MBUSI offers an excellent compensation and benefits package
including health and life insurance, 401(k) and retirement, on-site
child development and wellness facilities. MBUSI is committed to
excellence and actively promotes teamwork, safety, quality, and
continuous improvement within its ranks. Our Team Members share a
common goal to always be the best premium auto manufacturer in
Mercedes-Benz, U.S. International, Inc. provides equal
employment opportunities to all employees and applicants.
Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. follows all local, state and
federal laws in all aspects of business.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for any open
Purpose of the Position:
Under general supervision, this position is responsible for
managing the design, development, implementation, management and
support of non-production material strategic sourcing plans for a
set of products and/or services that are utilized nationally across
various Daimler U.S.sites and locations. The NCB will provide
leadership from a procurement perspective, and influence business
partners to consider new and creative strategies.
- Develop and manage national sourcing strategy (including the
creation and maintenance of supplier list by commodity), drive cost
optimization initiatives through design, competitive leverage,
insourcing / outsourcing, process improvements Build the
organization's competitive position through continuous improvement
in cost, quality and overall supplier value.
- Develop, lead and execute project plans for the assigned
commodities to provide transparency, act as a communication liaison
with stakeholders and keep projects on track.
- Deliver a sourcing strategy designed to meet the dynamic
requirements of the business.
- Become a subject matter expert recognized by business partners
at all U.S. entities, and a valued member of the team.
- Responsible for all tactical and strategic supplier management
activities, including strategic understanding of supplier markets
and technology trends,supplier selection and sourcing process
management, price control and negotiations.
- Develop, negotiate, and implement supply agreements based on
continuous improvements in all areas of the business.
- Conduct regular supplier performance and strategy reviews with
stakeholders, establish improvement expectations and follow up on
- Closely work with stakeholders to identify and introduce new
supplier technologies and advancements in materials,services,
processes, equipment to build competitive advantage for the company
by reducing cost, improving quality and/or shortening product
- Perform safe work practices and participate in trainings and
safety programs in a positive and proactive way by following safety
rules, procedures, regulations,standards and laws.
- Report all unsafe acts, unsafe conditions, and injuriesto
supervisor or Human Resources.
- Work safely 100% of the time. Perform other duties
QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Experience and Necessary Skills all
must be met in order to qualify for position.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Industrial
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain/Operations
Management or in a related area, and/or the equivalent combination
of education and experience.
A minimum of five (5) years' of relevant professional experience
in the following area(s): Analyzing and Negotiating contracts.
Necessary Skills, Certifications, etc.:
- Must be able to perform duties with moderate to low
- Strong business acumen balanced with technical aptitude.
- Core procurement experience in the areas of negotiations,
complex contracting,stakeholder management and sourcing strategy
- Excellent interpersonal (verbal and written) communication and
presentation skills are required to support working in project
environments that includes internal, external and customer teams.
Requires strong analytical, conceptual and problem-solving
- Ability to manage multiple priorities, and assess and adjust
quickly to changing priorities. Experience influencing stakeholders
across a wide and complex international organization. Ability to
exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation
criteria for obtaining results, and ensuring that project goals,
schedules and performance requirements are achieved.
- Proficient Microsoft Office Skills
Sponsorship is not available for this position.
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