Strategic Sourcing Sr. Manager


The Strategic Sourcing Sr. Manager is responsible for the overall sourcing strategies for Crane Carrier Company. This position will require a strong background in global supply chain management, in negotiations, and in problem solving. This role will require a strong leader that can work together with other cross functional leaders to problem solve, communicate effectively, and drive change that is for the good of the company. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Monitor global trends and provide strategic guidance for mitigating any supply impacts to the manufacturing facility
  • Identify new suppliers and partner with engineering to identify new technologies that improve the overall supply chain 
  • Manage commercial relationships with strategic suppliers ensuring contracts are properly negotiated and offer maximum value to CCC.
  • Work with cross-functional teams on sourcing decisions and clearly communicate sourcing decisions to team 
  • Work with finance team on cost down initiatives and ensure targets are achieved
  • Work with engineering team on cost modeling for key commodities 
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Materials Management or relevant  experience required
  • 5+ years of experience in commodity management or strategic sourcing   
  • Experience working with EV commodities (Batteries, Power electronics, Electric Motors, Etc)
  • Experience using an ERP for tasks related to materials management required.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel, required.

Training and Job Knowledge Requirements

  • Excellent decision-making skills and a sense of urgency.
  • Ability to drive improvements by working effectively with others inside and outside of the organization.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage several different tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Skilled negotiator with keen problem-solving skills.

New Philadelphia, OH