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Company: OK International, a Dover Company
Location: Cypress
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

OK International is a global manufacturer of electronic benchtop tools and precision dispensing solutions worldwide. We have two major product lines Metcal soldering and fume extraction solutions and Techcon dispensing Systems. We have facilities in Cypress California (US), Chandlers Ford (UK) and Shenzhen (China) supporting our customers worldwide. The OK International Team is dedicated at putting customers first, having an entrepreneurship mindset, innovative culture, cultivating relationships and never compromising on integrity.
OK International is part of the Dover Engineered Products segment of the Dover Corporation. Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV."
JOB SUMMARYThe Strategic Sourcing Specialist's primary responsibilities will be the sourcing, selection and daily management of suppliers within assigned commodities. The Strategic Sourcing Specialist will be responsible for development and execution of short and long term commodity strategies to support corporate goals and objectives including productivity initiatives, supplier delivery performance, supplier participation in supply chain programs (VMI, Consignment and Supply Chain Financing).
The Strategic Sourcing Specialist will also ensure that OK International is utilizing / leveraging Dover Alliance Supply base when applicable. Management and vigilance over all Supply Agreements and Vendor Performance (Supply Scorecards).
Job Duties

  • Supplier Management:
  • Sourcing (RFQs, negotiations, supplier selection and transition)
  • Negotiation (pricing, supply agreements, consignment contracts, NDAs)
  • Participation in NPI weekly reviews and provide status.
  • Consignment program administration (on-boarding new parts and suppliers, Min & Max)
  • Periodic Review Program reviews with each supplier
  • Supply on-sight audits and surveys
  • Supplier Rationalization
    • Buying:
    • Releasing standard purchase orders
    • Obtaining delivery commitments for orders placed and items below consignment minimums
    • Dispute resolution
    • Supplier Metric monitoring
    • Engineering Change Management
      Work Experience Requirements & Skills
      • 4-7 years prior supply chain management & ERP systems
      • Prior experience working directly with suppliers in Purchasing function with direct responsibility for
      • Supplier Sourcing and Selection
      • Price negotiation
      • Supplier Contract Management
      • Must be familiar with engineering drawings and specifications.
      • 4-7 years experience required in a purchasing function.
      • Negotiation
      • Supplier Agreements and Contracts
      • Effective supplier relations and analytical skills.
      • PC Software and spreadsheet skills for analysis.
      • Must have experience with basic ERP systems.
      • Working knowledge of MRP/JIT/Kanban principals and Consignment inventories.
      • Exposure to Lean manufacturing a plus.
      • Able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
      • Self-starter, results-oriented with good organizational and project management skills.
      • Ability to establish work priorities and effectively manage a wide variety of projects
      • Knowledge of contract writing, supply agreements, procurement policies and procedures
      • Tactical Team resource and support as required. (Buyer/Planner Assist)
      • Experience buying injection-molded plastic products preferred
        Educational Requirements
        • BS Degree in Supply Chain(preferred), Engineering or Business-related field
        • Professional Supply Chain Related Certifications or accreditations - Preferred
        • Lean Training

Keywords: OK International, a Dover Company, Cypress , Buyer, Other , Cypress, California

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