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Senior Sourcing Manager

Last Updated Date:  Jan 20, 2023
Location: 

East Hartford, CT, US, 06108

Company:  HyAxiom

Job Information

HyAxiom Inc., A Doosan Company (Formerly Doosan Fuel Cell America, Inc.) is a global leader in clean energy solutions founded on the strength of the people and technology developed at United Technologies over the past fifty years. We are committed to advancing a hydrogen-led future of clean and sustainable energy globally. Come join our Team!

The Senior Sourcing Manager position will provide essential leadership in developing and implementing comprehensive sourcing strategies to bring new products to the market as well as providing expertise to cost out programs focused around Electrolyzers and Stationary Fuel Cell products. This role will balance strategic and tactical projects to ensure reliable and robust delivery of scalable industrial strategies with optimized total cost of ownership within the defined products. The scope includes managing the sourcing cycle, identifying, selecting, and developing suppliers for new products as well as optimization of established products. Early engagement with internal and external partners to align and deliver on HyAxioms product strategies is critical to success.

An ideal candidate will have high ambition to grow with HyAxiom and must be a high energy/impact individual with a demonstrated ability to succeed in a high-demand, fast-paced environment. Demonstrated ability to successfully navigate through ambiguities/difficult obstacles utilizing facts & data, evaluation of alternatives, open-mindedness, thought-through strategy, and superior communications to lead cross-functional engagements.

Role & Responsibility

  • Sourcing subject matter expert for new product introduction (NPI) and cost out programs.
  • Partner with stakeholders and lead collaboration with internal teams to deliver robust supply chain strategies that address customer needs, optimizes total cost of ownership (TCO), delivers speed of execution, and manages emerging risks as part of the product development process.
  • Provide sourcing expertise to optimally establish/align commercial and technical requirements, scope and criteria to support new and existing product requirements.
  • Drive cost out and negotiate competitive pricing while keeping in mind the total cost of ownership including product cost, CapEx, logistics, inventory, cost of quality, field installation, and O&M costs.
  • Drive early and ongoing supplier engagement strategies to ensure our suppliers are proactively providing input into new product designs and future product roadmaps. Ensure design for manufacturability is incorporated in new product development in partnership with suppliers/engineering/manufacturing and quality.

Job Requirement - Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in business, supply chain/operations, or engineering.
  • 10+ years of experience developing sourcing strategies/ commodity strategies to support new product introduction / product cost out programs /product management.
  • Experience in product or process definition, having taken a module or system from concept stage into mass production is a plus.
  • Experience building relationships with engineering, product management, and other cross-functional partners to drive discussions around optimization of technical specifications, and features vs. value trade-offs with demonstrated supplier relationship management experience.
  • Proven project management experience, with working knowledge of continuous improvement principles and practices, ensuring ability to support, develop and motivate others.

Job Requirement (continued)

  • Thrive in fast-paced environments while delivering quality work on tight deadlines.
  • Critical thinker and problem-solver, with excellent communication, and follow-up.
  • Conduct Value Analysis / Value Engineering and technical cost reduction concepts to both product and category.
  • Ability to be creative on drafting development deals to kick start new relationships, while also preserving a long-term view to establish best-in-class pricing, flexibility, quality, delivery, payment, warranty, and service terms.
  • Proficient with MS Office software, being analytical and diligent in abilities.

 

This position requires on-site work with the possibility of remote work.

All personal information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Questions can be addressed through the HR department at (860) 727-2200 or HR@HyAxiom.com.


Nearest Major Market: Hartford

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