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Senior Sourcing Lead

at Bombardier Recreational Products

Posted: 9/4/2019
Job Reference #: 10798
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: commercial

Job Description

Global Location:
United States, Sturtevant, WI

# of openings:



Temporary duration :


At BRP, we have a visceral connection to our consumers, one created from a shared passion for the Ultimate Ride. Our teams have a unique ability to develop market-shaping products and services that move people physically and emotionally.

Distributed throughout more 100 countries, our product line-up includes Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-doo watercraft, side-by-side all terrain vehicles, Can-Am 3-wheel vehicle, Evinrude marine propulsion systems, marine propulsion systems and motors for Rotax karts, motorcycles, and small planes, as well as a full line-up of parts, accessories, and clothing.

Our 12,000 employees make up a big family of diverse cultures who all share a common value: innovation. Our people are passionate and qualified; by joining BRP, you will evolve at the heart of an experienced team that will welcome you with open arms.


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Lead the development of strategic sourcing strategies and plans on assigned commodities.
Lead the development of commercial agreements required to support business partners and manufacturing sites.
Ensure that negotiated agreements are implemented, and terms and conditions are being met.
Aggressively pursue and create a competitive purchase environment by constantly seeking alternate supply scenarios.
Define and develop appropriate cross-functional relationships with the Business’s Supply Chain, and other functions.
Establish and maintain business relationships with the appropriate management of key suppliers.
Develop Total Best Cost Country (BCC) sourcing opportunities.
Resolve process or supplier-related issues as escalated from the Businesses where the tactical teams need support.
Maintain knowledge of suppliers and relevant market developments such as Mergers & Acquisitions, financial status, and changes in key personnel.
Responsible for the execution of commodity strategy projects and initiatives as assigned.
Accountability to provide analytical support in commercial negotiations and supplier selections within assigned commodities.
Support cross-business synergy efforts for assigned projects.
Supports a pipeline of cost savings projects for a sustainable year over year productivity improvement, VA/VE, Innovate for Value(I2V), and supply chain performance improvement initiatives.

Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in technical competency, minimum in a business/industrial-related field; MBA preferred
5-7 years of sourcing/procurement-related experience
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Experience interacting with cross-functional team including engineering, quality, materials, manufacturing, logistics, and product management
Demonstrated supplier management skills and negotiation experience.
Strong analytical and quantitative abilities. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Microsoft Project. Six sigma certification preferred
Willingness to travel
C.P.M. or C.P.I.M. certification a plus

BRP US Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.