November 28, 2023
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Working in the procurement team in Traction within Motion business in Mount Olive, New Jersey, you will be deciding on and implementing plans for local sourcing to achieve business targets and assist regional and global sourcing initiatives. In this role, you will be assisting in the implementation, maintenance and compliance of procurement & logistics activities, applying and implementing standards, tools and processes to ensure good quality, on-time delivery, optimal costs and sustainability. This position reports to the Director of Supply Chain and is responsible for all the inbound materials management (sourcing, buying, expediting, supplier developing, Material Cost reductions).

This position reports to

Supply Chain Manager - Traction

Your responsibilities
  • Develops a commodity / supplier strategy for defined commodities is responsible for supplier evaluation, selection & assessment
  • Has a strong focus on material cost reduction, lead time reduction, supplier performance improvement along the complete supply chain
  • Supports other supply chain cost reduction activities, i.e. reduction of obsolete materials. Places and maintains purchase orders for materials within responsible commodities
  • Works independently with suppliers to manage on time deliveries. Works with suppliers to expedite or defer materials depending on changes in requirements
  • Responsible for maintaining appropriate inventory levels to support production plan. Direct accurate purchase order information in the SAP ( Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software) / ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system
  • Maintains material master data such as lead times and order quantities. Plans and applies return to vendor process for rejected parts. Manages Engineering Change Orders for assigned materials
  • Run Supplier Performance KPI's (Key Performance Indicators​). Summarizes and reports all delivery issues on a regular basis. Organizes regular performance reviews with vendors
  • Your background
  • Bachelor degree and 2 years of experience in manufacturing or supply chain OR Associate degree and 4 years of experience in manufacturing or supply chain OR High School Diploma and 6 years of experience in manufacturing or supply chain required
  • Experience with an ERP (Enterprise resource planning software) is required. SAP experience highly preferred
  • Demonstrates accountability, excellent written and oral communication skills as well as collaboration with teammates is required
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills is required
  • Travel up to 5% is required
  • Technical understanding of procurement, strong customer focus and commitment as well as skills in supplier relationship management including negotiations experience is highly preferred
  • CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management) or APIC (Additional paid-in capital) certificate is highly preferred
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US
  • Benefits
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Healthcare plan
  • Wellbeing program
  • More about us

    ABB Traction is a leader in traction technologies, driving innovation in rail and e-mobility. Our propulsion, auxiliary and energy storage solutions contribute to making transportation more sustainable, while saving energy every day. Our people and culture are the foundation of our success. We all together make the difference for our customers every day. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: https: // www. https: // www. transp%20EnglishformattedESQA508c.pdf As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Onsite

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