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Purchasing Generalist

Company: SSI Technologies, LLC
Location: Janesville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Initiate, monitor and perform activities concerned with the acquisition of materials, equipment, tooling or services by performing the following duties for assigned projects and/or programs. The position is largely responsible for conducting thorough up front due diligence of suppliers, the items they supply, and management of subsequent supply base information and issues of both a commercial and quality nature. Position is both strategic and tactical in support of SSI Technologies, Inc., strategic goals, objectives and values.

Position Requirements:

1. Develop a process to collect and evaluate supplier compliance to Conflict Mineral (3TG) reporting requirements per Frank Dodd legislation as well as a process to reply to customer inquiries regarding SSI 3TG compliance.

2. Monitor and update supplier documentation and certifications in the PLEX system, 3TG, NDA, ISO/TS, annual PPAP recertification etc.

3. Work with Sourcing Managers and supply base to coordinate and/or train supply base on EDI or Web Based MRP/Forecast requirements systems.

4. Collaborate with Supplier Development Manager in the development and maintenance of SSI Controls Division "Preferred Vendor" list and supplier scorecard. Provide supply base training and support where needed. Develop corrective action when necessary to bring progress back in line with targets.

5. Develop and publish various reports relative to Purchasing and Supplier Quality that measure progress against supplier cost reduction, continuous improvement initiatives, YTD spend etc.

6. Assist in scheduling and coordinating of supplier visits/audits with Supplier Development Manager and Sourcing Managers. May participate in item based and other audits or reviews for approval or denial of supplier facilities, processes, control plans, submissions and performance-based issues.

7. Communicate results-to-plan progress to Procurement and Logistics Manager and other members of the engineering and management team on a periodic basis.

8. Assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Procurement and Logistics Manager.

9. Support, promote, and perform in a manner consistent with continuous improvement goals and the values of SSI Technologies, Inc. which includes following the policies, procedures, and requirements of our Quality Management and IS0 14001 Environmental Management Systems

10. All other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

Professional/Technical Experience, Skills and Education:

1. Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in a technical field (Engineering preferred) and/or 10 plus years related work experience. Professional certification preferred.

2. Ideal candidate will understand and support automotive type supplier qualification requirements such as PPAP, first article as well as be knowledgeable of standard automotive industry supplier requirements as outlined by AIAG and TS. Maintain compliance to current ISO standards and customer specific requirements where applicable.

3. Ability to read and interpret engineering/fabrication drawings as well as organic materials specifications.

Other Qualifications:

- Ability to manage sub-contractor suppliers in high-volume value fabricated parts/components in both foreign and domestic markets.

- Working knowledge of assembly and manufacturing processes.

- Data driven mindset in identifying and prioritizing opportunities and issues.

- Energetic and self-directed professional, with a high degree of customer focus.

- Straightforward in thoughts, speech, and actions - unquestionable integrity.

- Excellent communication and negotiation skills, both internally and externally.

- Strong analytical skills, strategic thinking ability, and problem solving capacity.

- Good team player with an ability to function in a cross functional organization.

- Experience, confidence, and stature to effectively address senior-level management, both internally and externally

Job Requirements:
1. - - - Develop a process to collect and evaluate supplier compliance to Conflict Mineral (3TG) reporting requirements per Frank Dodd legislation as well as a process to reply to customer inquiries regarding SSI 3TG compliance.
2. - - - Monitor and update supplier documentation and certifications in the PLEX system, 3TG, NDA, ISO/TS, annual PPAP recertification etc.
3. - - - Work with Sourcing Managers and supply base to coordinate and/or train supply base on EDI or Web Based MRP/Forecast requirements systems.
4. - - - Collaborate with Supplier Development Manager in the development and maintenance of SSI Controls Division "Preferred Vendor" list and supplier scorecard. Provide supply base training and support where needed. Develop corrective action when necessary to bring progress back in line with targets.
5. - - - Develop and publish various reports relative to Purchasing and Supplier Quality that measure progress against supplier cost reduction, continuous improvement initiatives, YTD spend etc.
6. - - - Assist in scheduling and coordinating of supplier visits/audits with Supplier Development Manager and Sourcing Managers. - May participate in item based and other audits or reviews for approval or denial of supplier facilities, processes, control plans, submissions and performance-based issues.
7. - - - Communicate results-to-plan progress to Procurement and Logistics Manager and other members of the engineering and management team on a periodic basis.
8. - - - Assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Procurement and Logistics Manager.
9. - - - Support, promote, and perform in a manner consistent with continuous improvement goals and the values of SSI Technologies, Inc. which includes following the policies, procedures, and requirements of our Quality Management and IS0 14001 Environmental Management Systems
10. All other duties as assigned by your supervisor. supplier

Keywords: SSI Technologies, LLC, Janesville , Purchasing Generalist, Other , Janesville, Wisconsin

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