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HUB BU Category Manager

Location: Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0044251
Date Posted: Jul 11, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Company Name: HITACHI ENERGY USA INC
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

General Information:

Develop, plan and implement Supply Chain Management (SCM) strategy focused on optimizing costs, quality, delivery and reliability of suppliers and supplied products for an assigned category or group of categories. Ensure execution in accordance with Company, SCM and Supply Base Management instructions and procedures. Supports, for the assigned spend, a short and medium-term compliant, resilient and sustainable sourcing strategy to meet targets on total cost of ownership and supply performance. Negotiate contracts and service level agreements in line with factory expectations in order to deliver price, lead time, and Terms & Conditions information and control its usage in the local ERP systems. Define and Initiate projects to cut total cost of ownership and/or to mitigate risks.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing strategy: Leveraging the Continuous Improvement Process Sourcing (CIPS) process, implements effective sourcing strategies in line with business strategy ensuring that the supply base/suppliers have the capability and capacity to meet current and future business requirements. Ensures all relevant parties understand strategies and execute processes accordingly.
  • Manages planning and tracking of procurement activities, cost budgets, emerging country spending and savings forecasts. Minimizes risk regarding quality and financial exposure by buying in accordance with quality and commercial procedures and in accordance with Company guidelines.
  • Negotiation: Negotiates agreements with main suppliers, and periodically renews price lists, terms and conditions.
  • Contracts: Adapts corporate contractual framework to the local business needs. Recommends frame agreements to management, and executes upon approval. Provides ongoing oversight and contract management with suppliers.
  • Supplier agreements: Ensures identification, investigation, and selection of appropriate suppliers (focusing on quality, delivery, cost and sustainability) in accordance with Company policies. Defines and establishes local standard agreements with all major suppliers. Provides and maintains standard terms in purchase contracts/terms and conditions in line with Company directives and guidelines.
  • Designs and implements cost-out programs and/or processes to reach financial targets.
  • Applies and implements SCM standards, tools, and processes focused on business continuity for the assigned commodity or group of commodities/categories.
  • Budget and performance targets: Contributes to, and participates in setting and implementing budget and targets within the framework. Ensures the Category sourcing performance targets are achieved.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.
     

Your Background:

  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • Candidate must already have work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.

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