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Job Summary

Springfield, OH 45502
Manufacturing - Other
Job Type
Full Time
Education Level
High School or equivalent
Career Level
Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
Job Reference Code

Indirect Category Sourcing Manager

About the Job

Konecranes is the industry shaping global leader in manufacturing and servicing overhead cranes and other lifting equipment. We serve a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals.

We're not just lifting things, but entire businesses. TM


Indirect Category Sourcing Manager will be responsible for developing strategies and objectives driving improvements in the indirect sourcing process. The position will lead and manage the selection, development, and approval of domestic and international suppliers for the business. You will be responsible identifying, developing and executing cost reduction plans and frame agreements. Must be able to work in a global Matrix organization and support global supplier implementations by working with our Global and Regional Sourcing Directors. Lead and support cross-functional strategic sourcing teams that are accountable for execution and implementation of sourcing strategies within all business units.

  • Negotiate year over year cost reductions and long term agreements

  • Demonstrated track record of successfully sourcing in competitive environment of commodity price escalation while maintaining or improving material pricing

  • Coordinate the team review and assessment of new candidate suppliers including managing the approval process through to production readiness

  • Continuously improve sourcing processes through implementation of new tools and processes

  • Drive implementation of the sourcing strategy for assigned commodities. Once a sourcing strategy has been developed,

  • Perform other duties as required.

  • Ability to sell Strategic Sourcing projects and processes across all Business units

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment successfully drives simultaneous activities, meet deadlines and achieve results.

  • Organizational and time management skills

  • Strong Project Management skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products

  • Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to manage long term supplier relationships

  • Excellent written and verbal intercommunication skills

  • Solid ERP System knowledge, SAP Preferred

  • Experience in developing multi-cultural business relationships

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Strong problem solving skills

EDUCATION: BS in Business Management, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or related discipline.


EXPERIENCE: 3 years' experience in the development and sourcing of products from new domestic and international suppliers.


OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must be authorized to work in the US. Travel Required: 20-30%

Konecranes provides an excellent training program and offers a very competitive wage and benefit package including a robust 401(k) plan with employer matching and tenure contributions, profit sharing, educational assistance, life and disability benefits as well as medical, dental and vision care.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category


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