• Manager Sourcing I Job

    Acuity BrandsDecatur, GA 30032

    Job #918691397

  • Manager Sourcing I Job Apply now »

    • Start apply with LinkedIn

    • Apply Now

    • Please wait...

    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.

    Job Description

    • 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

    Minimum Requirements

    • 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

    Physical Requirements

    • Light work

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

    We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact ~~~.

    Any unsolicited resumes sent to Acuity Brands from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Acuity Brands mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Acuity Brands employees, or to Acuity Brands resume database will be considered Acuity Brands property. Acuity Brands will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

    Acuity Brands will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor, but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.

    Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

    Updated 06/15/2019

  • You Can Also Try Searching