Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Job Opening Agile1: Supply Manager

Supply Manager – Truck 587, Warrenville, IL or Madison Heights, MI

Agile1 is recruiting a Supply Manager for one of our clients in the automotive defense field.  Our company leverages its commercial truck and engine engineering capability, manufacturing expertise and global supply network to provide cost-effective design, production, and fleet support solutions to the military.  These capabilities allow our client to adapt and sustain its vehicles to meet the changing threats and requirements faced by the Armed Forces.  
The Supply Manager manages all sourcing activities associated with a set of specific products, commodities, and/or components. Creating and implementing sourcing strategies that provide a competitive advantage is key to success in the position. The outcome of implementing the sourcing strategies will be a supply base for the product / commodity set that is world class in the industry in terms of quality, cost, and delivery.

Desired Experience:
·       4 years of Purchasing, Engineering, Operations, or Finance experience
·       Heavy negotiating experience
·       Experience with casting
·       Experience with Supply Chain
·       Experience with strategic sourcing initiatives
·       Experience with spend of $200-$300M
·       Project/Program management experience
·       Familiarity with commercial truck/bus/diesel engine products and marketplace
·       Knowledge of manufacturing processes (i.e. stamping, casting, molding, etc.)
·       Knowledge of key elements associated with creation / administration of contracts
·       Experience in creating, leading and driving cross-functional teams
Desired Skills:

·         Ability to prepare and deliver business presentations to individuals and groups 
·         Strong Vendor Communication Skills
·         Ability to analyze product costs and understand underlying cost drivers
·         Ability to create creative cost savings

Desired Competencies:
·       Positive Attitude, Ethics, and International Values which support our company's value and a healthy, high performance culture
·       Dealing with Ambiguity
·       Interpersonal Savvy
·       Negotiating
·       Organizational Agility
·       Drive for Results


·         Required - Bachelor’s Degree
·         or  6 years of Purchasing, Engineering, Operations, or Finance experience
·         Preferred - MBA
·         Ability to travel approximately 20%, including international travel

Submit resume for consideration to Nicholas Wion at nwion@agile1.com.

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