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Illinois Tool Works Inc

Strategic Sourcing Manager

Illinois Tool Works Inc - Gallatin, TN

Business Description: CIP(California Industrial Products) is a $93M division of ITW North American Metal Fasteners Automotive segment. CIP specializes in the design and manufacturing of fasteners and related products. ITW CIP fasteners can be found on vehicle platforms around the world – securing fenders, bumpers, chassis assemblies, doors, interior components and much more.The division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering.  In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, CIP enhances our customers’ competitive advantage by…\\r•Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities\\r•Exchanging product, process and benchmarking information with sister units worldwide.\\r•Continually improving processes, material and designs to ensure every product exceeds customer specifications while providing unparalleled value. Position Summary: The Sourcing Manager will report to the Operations Manager and will be responsible for the overall sourcing strategy including commodities, 3rd party vendors and insourcing and out-sourcing strategies. Specifically, this will include the development and performance of all procurement activities, vendor qualification, set-up, pricing and agreements, deliverables required from the corporate and segment teams as well as insourcing/outsourcing of components with supplier partners.  There are no direct reports to this role, so this person will need to work collaboratively with their peer teams to deliver continuous improvements in the areas stated above.  Primary Responsibilities:Responsible for procurement of all commodities, components and out-sourced parts.Responsible for identifying strategic partners, leading complex and critical negotiations and delivering improved products and lower costs through supplier management, strategic sourcing and commodity management. Manage supplier relationships, including:  Resolve issues timely, addressing concerns/changes to the outsourced product.  This can involve quality, delivery, service, and/or price. Support internal customer base such as product and engineering teams.  Participate in customer meetings/project meetings to accurately support and represent sourcing. Leveraging strong project and change management skills to drive continuous improvement for steel spend utilizing the ITW sourcing tool box and personal knowledge and experienceParticipating and supporting processes to develop annual plans and LRP documents Designing and implementing methods for assessing contractual performance of major suppliers, initiating supplier improvement programs, managing and negotiating variations within and outside scope of contracts, and enforcing contract revisions. Participating in cross-collaboration with other platforms and/or segments to increase ITW enterprise wide savings initiatives Establishing division/platform and/or segment strategic purchasing plan with defined measurable/goals and effective communication and reporting Aligns/ collaborates with corporate and segment strategic sourcing team to set goals and report and deliver to those goals.Understand, communicate and confirm compliance of CIP to ITW corporate procurement directives 

8 days 10 hours ago

Illinois Tool Works Inc


Strategic Sourcing Manager Illinois Tool Works Inc - Gallatin, TN, United States


Location: Gallatin, TN

Company Profile:
ITW businesses serve local customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. The company has operations in 58 countries that employ approximately 60,000 women and men who adhere to the highest ethical standards. These talented individuals, many of whom have specialized engineering or scientific expertise, contribute to our global leadership in innovation. We are proud of our broad portfolio of over 12,000 active patents.