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Purchasing Lead

Company: Oshkosh Corporation
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

About Oshkosh Defense, an Oshkosh companyOshkosh Defense stands behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. As an industry-leading tactical vehicle manufacturer, every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems. We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.JOB SUMMARY: The Purchasing Lead role is focused on purchasing and supply chain management. The role directly supports global procurement and supply chain functional areas of responsibility. The typical role is responsible for overall organizational purchase order management activity in support of business or segment operations. The position has direct interface and acts as a liaison between suppliers and the organization.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  • Lead purchasing and order management activities to drive operational effectiveness.
  • Lead supplier performance management activities.
  • Lead supplier risk mitigation activities.
  • Lead material total cost of ownership reviews and execute cost management action plans.
  • Conduct price analytics and update material cost standards and variances in ERP.
  • Lead the effective use of supply chain master data.
  • Support material/commodity strategic sourcing initiatives.
  • Develop pipeline and lead execution of value proposition/cost out projects.
  • Execute supplier part warranty strategy.
  • Drive supply chain performance through long term supply agreements.
  • Lead supplier performance recovery and supplier risk mitigation activities.
  • Lead supplier readiness for product launches in coordination with NPD.
  • Negotiate and make award decisions for the purchase of goods and services.
  • Participate in supply chain optimization initiatives to improve material flow and capture value or reduce waste in supply chain.
  • Lead supplier chain optimization initiatives to improve material flow, capture value and/or reduce waste in the supply chain.
  • Support strategic sourcing projects as required.
  • Develop reports, scorecards and dashboards to communicate and present purchasing management activities.
  • Apprenticing, mentoring and training of purchasing organization team members.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's degree with six (6) or more years of relevant experience in Purchasing, Supply Chain, or a related field.
    • OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Ability to travel 25%.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Relevant industry related certifications.
      • Purchasing experience within the manufacturing industry.
      • Ability to effectively communicate.
      • Ability to work in a team environment.
      • Strong organizational skills with exceptional follow through and attention to detail.
      • Strong time-management and prioritization skills, able to multi-task and prioritize competing requirements and meet deadlines.
      • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where requirements are constantly changing.
      • Experience and proficiency with various web-based software applications including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com.Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

Keywords: Oshkosh Corporation, Oshkosh , Purchasing Lead, Other , Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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