Strategic Sourcing Lead (BB-8E4B8)

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Role description- The position is required to be a team player in the highly demanding Strategic Sourcing Org, The Strategic Sourcing Lead India works with the Pall Industrial business units to determine the current and future needs of Pall Industrial regional sourcing requirements and support category strategy plans and solutions to address the respective business unit needs in India. The Strategic Sourcing Lead India will support and work with Pall Industrial business unit stakeholders to identify opportunities where Pall Industrial can build and sustain a quality driven supply base in India. The Strategic Sourcing Lead is accountable for providing a high level of regional category analysis of spend and pricing data, identifying opportunities for consolidated negotiations based on Pall Industrial business unit data, evaluating and selecting preferred suppliers based on performance criteria, leveraging of price agreement negotiations, managing and improving supplier performance requirements, leading workshop events, identifying methodologies & processes, and, analyzing, reporting, and monitoring project savings against policy deployment goals & expectations. Experience in handling multiple commodities namely Mechanical Machined Components, Stamped Parts & Structural Fabrication, Plastics, and Electronics Box Build. Quality Inspection of components and assemblies at Supplier Factory sites along with negotiation skills are a must and will form an important part of this role. Domestic travel between 40 PERCENT to 45 PERCENT will form an important part of this job profile. Position Strategic Sourcing Lead India Location Pune/ Mumbai/Bangalore/ Works with Pall Industrial Sourcing, Engineering and Quality teams Reportees Individual Contributor Summary of the Role- Specific Responsibilities that you would own Find, Evaluate and qualify suppliers based on selection criteria. Audit and perform assessments (scorecard) at supplier sites. Establish, track, and trend key supplier performance metrics OTD and Quality Use data analytics to make recommendations and drive improvement actions (Quality, Cost, Productivity) Identify, quantify, prioritize, and drive supplier improvement projects. Support engineering change order release to suppliers. Support and execute supplier qualification plans with sourcing, engineering, quality and manufacturing teams. Review, initiate, and represent supplier recommended design changes to internal engineering teams. Understand and represent supplier capabilities to internal customers. Drive Pall BU / Site requirements at supplier, while representing supplier capabilities within Pall. Review, drive corrective actions, and approve supplier issues (Non- conforming material, corrective action requests, manufacturing improvements etc.) Provide input and update internal supplier selection and qualification processes. Responsible for consistent predictable supplier production throughput. Support the mould tool group with reviewing tool health and making recommendations on required repairs/refurbishment. Work with suppliers to develop quality improvement plans. Participate in the delivery of a robust Production Part Approval Process (PPAP). Contribute to improvements to Supplier Quality processes. Work in a team environment with suppliers to develop and implement best practices that emphasize defect prevention, reduction in variation and waste and provide for continuous improvements in meeting all customer requirements. Maintain the robustness of product builds following new product introductions to ensure continuity and improvement in supplier capability. Work with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) team to define process parameters and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process requirements. Lead the supplier approval process by assessing manufacturing/technology capabilities and Health, Safety and Environmental risks. Promote the use of customer preferred techniques for continuous improvement such as Lean, Six-Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), Measurement System Analysis, and Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA). Report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in order to adhere to process and prevent occurrence of any non-conformity relating to product, process or system. Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimal performance. Run Pall Exchange E Auctions or Bids for Pall sites with India suppliers as necessary. Run Modern Slavery Audits at key suppliers per Pall customer requirements. Ensure EHS norms are being followed at Supplier production sites during manufacture of Pall

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