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Date: Jun 5, 2019
Location: Decatur, GA, US, 30035
Company: Acuity Brands
We Light the Way
Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 13,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry. Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world. Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.
Acuity's lighting and building management solutions vary from individual devices to intelligent network systems. With fiscal year 2018 net sales of $3.7 billion, Acuity Brands has operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. Individual devices include lighting controls, lighting components, controllers for various building systems (including HVAC, lighting, shades and access control), power supplies, and prismatic skylights. Among other benefits, intelligent network systems can optimize energy efficiency and comfort as well as enhance the occupant experience for various indoor and outdoor applications, all the while reducing operating costs. We continue to expand our solutions portfolio, including software and services, to provide a host of other economic benefits resulting from data analytics that enables the "Internet of Things" ("IoT") and supports the advancement of smart buildings, smart cities, and the smart grid.
Responsible for sourcing electronic and mechanical components from domestic and international suppliers
Links company Lean Manufacturing process with eldoLED engineering group overseas
Identifies process gaps, improves and implements changes on the company PDS (Product Development System) to align eldoLED engineering design process into the company's supply chain to achieve internal customers' requirements and lead times
Trains facility Buyer/Planners on company Kanban process to reduce material liability on the supply chain
Responsible for phasing out or phasing down current production components and phasing in the new product components in partnership with supply chain stakeholders
Facilitates execution of required actions to transport materials internationally in compliance with all NAFTA requirements
Sets up inventory agreements with the supplier base using third-party logistics and distribution warehouses
Negotiates agreements with the current supply base as all as new/potential suppliers including liability, stocking, warranty and indemnification
Utilizes standard forms provided by the legal department as a basis for the agreement and serves as a mediator between the supply base and legal to resolve any conflicts and finalize the agreements
Meets NPI sourcing KPI on deliverables related to Enterprise risk, Quality, Delivery and Cost; represents the Tactical Sourcing function in a thought leadership capacity to execute continuous improvement and corrective action plans
Sets up parameters in Oracle database to sustain Kanban process, including lead times, sequencing, and other pertinent characteristics related to specific components
Manages spend/cost reduction projects including identifying proper suppliers, processing, and analyzing RFPs, and negotiating pricing
Resolves issues with the suppliers as they arise as well as addresses concerns/changes to the product involving quality, delivery, service, and/or price as well as ECNs
Sets up sources for new product development of outsourced goods by working with the appropriate product development groups as well as researching through various methods potential suppliers for that product
Must have Bachelor's degree in business administration or a related field. Foreign degree equivalent accepted
Must have 3 years of experience in buying or sourcing positions within the electronics manufacturing industry performing the following:
Expediting components in compliance with NAFTA regulations
Selecting and sourcing diverse electronic components, including those for processes including surface mount technology (SMT), through-hole technology and mechanical / electromechanical finished goods materials
Utilizing knowledge in Oracle procurement module
Utilizing knowledge on Microsoft Access database and Microsoft Excel
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Nearest Major Market: Atlanta
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