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Division Sourcing & Procurement Manager

Location: NEW HOPE, MN, United States
Job Family : Procurement
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Sep 23, 2022
Job ID: 36200

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With annual sales exceeding $13 billion and growing, Parker is the world’s leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for commercial, mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 58,000 people in 47 countries around the world. Oildyne, a division of Parker Hannifin Corporation, is a world leader in pioneering top quality, compact hydraulic components and systems. And every day, just as we did decades ago, we continue to partner with our customers to increase their productivity and profitability. That is our culture, and our ongoing commitment.

Position Summary Manages the direction and daily activities of the Divisions procurement of raw materials, parts, equipment and operating supplies required for production of the Divisions products. Responsible for embracing and driving lean enterprises systems throughout the procurement process.Position will directly report to the Division Supply Chain Manager. Will interact with all levels of Division management; including operational, engineering, quality control, marketing and finance. May supervise the Sourcing/Commodity Manager, Sourcing Specialist, and Buyer. Key supplier and key customer contact required.

Plans and direct the activities of the Division's purchases of raw materials, supplies, equipment or services. Identifies raw material requirements from production specifications, operational schedules and engineering quality requirements. Determines the most cost efficient and reliable materials needed for the manufacturing process. Establishes preferred supplier selection criteria based on supplier evaluations of price, quality, delivery, certifications, and compliance with governmental procurement regulations. Promotes and uses strategic suppliers. Interviews, selects and negotiates with suppliers in response to material requirements/cost issues. Establishes procedures to leverage the company's position. Ensures purchasing strategy reflects the consistent utilization of local suppliers vs. Group strategic suppliers. Works with suppliers to develop and manage continuous improvement programs, addressing quality, delivery, service as well as price. Develops standard/automated re-order procedures. Will develop crisis management and supplier backup contingency programs. Develops and benchmarks best practices among the Divisions suppliers and maintain accurate measurements and records for evaluation of suppliers. Ensures purchases and capital expenditures are consistent with Division strategies and within department budgets. Responsible for integrating the Division with electronic interfacing throughout the purchasing function.

Minimum of 6-8 years purchasing/managerial experience. -4 year college degree in business, engineering, or materials management required with certification in supply chain management preferred. -Possess analytical and technical skills required to understand business practices and recommend proper automation opportunities. -Must have functional understanding of cost accounting and adopt to practical application. -Must have advanced computer skills and be able to understand of electronic processing. -Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts. -Must be an innovator and embrace lean enterprises principles and practices.

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This position is subject to meeting export compliance eligibility requirements. (“Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor”) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to and
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