Full Time
Remote, USA
Posted 7 months ago

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop the buying team, including supplier development, to optimize procurement processes and standard work, and achieve performance metrics such as cost reduction and on-time delivery.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for supplier performance improvement and cost reduction, managing cost models for suppliers.
  • Develop and maintain metrics for monitoring supply chain processes, implement corrective actions, and drive continuous improvement throughout the supply chain.
  • Develop and manage risk mitigation plans for assigned product categories, proactively addressing obsolescence risks.
  • Ensure suppliers have current approved and released specifications and drawings revisions.
  • Participate in new product introduction efforts and qualify new suppliers as needed, collaborating with cross-functional teams including Manufacturing, Finance, Engineering, Quality, and Shipping/Receiving.
  • Maintain all purchasing data in the ERP system.

Commercial Strategy:

  • Collaborate with the international business to evaluate common spend and identify opportunities for price reductions, rationalize and consolidate the supply base, and establish long-term agreements (LTAs) to support lean initiatives.
  • Develop and implement the “Supplier Optimization” process to improve sourcing guidelines and strategy for supply chain projects, including cost reduction, work transfers, dual source strategies, and inventory reduction.
  • Oversee planning, prioritization, and completion of various supply chain projects across all sites, ensuring projects are achieved within time, budget, and performance expectations.
  • Support negotiations of Supplier Long-Term Agreements for the enterprise.
  • Proactively balance multiple demands in a fast-paced production environment and provide strong leadership and guidance in the Supply Chain organization.

Delivering Success:

  • Build and lead the Purchasing organization, including managing the Buying team for on-time delivery and cost performance.
  • Collaborate with Strategic Sourcing, Engineering, and Quality teams to optimize procurement processes and supplier performance.
  • Develop and curate Purchasing templates to streamline procurement processes.
  • Orchestrate Supplier Performance guidelines and Supplier Development process to ensure supplier quality and delivery performance.
  • Manage the Approved Supplier List (ASL) and the on-boarding process for new suppliers.
  • Work closely with Engineering to develop processes for supplier additions and act as a representative for key supplier relationships.
  • Conduct supplier site visits to facilitate on-boarding of new suppliers and maintain strong relationships.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or related field preferred.
  • Experience with low-cost region sourcing in other countries.
  • Previous experience in Purchasing, Supplier Development, or Project Management.
  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills, with a proven track record of cost reduction activities in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to influence and motivate individuals and teams without hierarchical authority.
  • Experience in large global companies and/or demonstrated ability to operate in an entrepreneurial, agile company.

How to apply?

Send your CV to Kyle Tormey at kyle.tormey@boss-energy.co.uk

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