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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Strategic Sourcing Manager

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Type / Type d’emploi 
Regular Full-Time
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Summary / Emploi Aperçu

Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world class research and innovation laboratories enable us to lead the market in delivering advanced video services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging technologies. Our commitment: supporting the delivery of exciting new experiences for consumers in theaters, homes and on-the-go.


Responsibilities /Responsabilités

Position Overview

  • Responsible for all tactical and strategic elements of commodity management for assigned Non-Production commodities, including strategic understanding of supplier markets, supplier selection, sourcing process management, price control/negotiations and sustaining supplier management.
  • Responsible for management and development of Non-Production sourcing plans, strategic supplier relationships, performance, risk and financial results.
  • Responsible to meet Home Entertainment Services (HES) savings goals, as well as corporate goals related to savings and other financial metrics.
  • Build, maintain and enhance solid relationships with HES Operations leadership and business unit stakeholders, understanding their needs and developing/executing strategies that align with those needs.
  • Negotiate consistent and business-relevant key metrics into supplier agreements. Allowing for performance analysis against service-level agreements (SLAs) and key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to internal stakeholders and provide sourcing strategy advice to best meet the needs and objectives of the business.
  • Implement a supplier rationalization strategy on the existing supplier base to drive economies of scale.
  • Cultivate new business relationships with potential suppliers as necessary, and continuously seek to identify new opportunities for supplier optimization in support of business objectives.
  • Support the development of new processes and procedures with focus on continual efficiency improvement within the organization.

Responsibilities of the Position

  • Lead, develop and maintain effective working relationships with assigned suppliers and internal support partners through daily interaction and scheduled meetings/calls. 
  • Frequently update internal savings reporting databases, to accurately reflect sourcing related benefits.
  • Enlist supplier involvement in developing joint process improvements/solutions to reduce costs.
  • Act as a point of accountability for escalation and arbitration for strategic supplier partner relationship issues.
  • Manage financial implications against savings budget requirements.
  • Benchmark and understand the market conditions of commodities to be sourced.
  • Represent the business in negotiating strategic initiatives with suppliers. 
  • Ensure timely contract administration as a partner to the HES leadership team.

Qualifications / Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain OR 8-10 years’ experience in a Strategic Sourcing position, preferably in the Indirect Sourcing area.
  • Experience in monitoring the effectiveness of established service level agreements to manage customer expectations and quality standards, and negotiating and developing new service level agreements in response to changing needs.
  • Ability to influence stakeholders at multiple levels within the enterprise, in an environment with shared authority over supplier relationships.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, presentation skills and interpersonal skills to interact with various internal and external stakeholders.
  • Highly organized with strong time management skills, able to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, and work independently within deadlines.
  • Capability to read and understand complex service contracts and manage the relationship in accordance to the terms of agreement.
  • Experience interacting with senior leadership, demonstrating an executive presence.
  • Superior analytical, problem-solving, negotiating and critical thinking skills.
  • A history of building strong relationships both internally and externally.
  • Must be proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Preferred Requirements

  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Strategic Sourcing Leadership experience is a plus.
  • Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) a plus.



Technicolor is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition (including genetic characteristics), mental and/or physical disability or handicap, marital status, sex, age, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political party preference, political belief, socioeconomic status, familial status, registered domestic partner status, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions and any other characteristic or activity protected by federal, state or local law.

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