Associate Procurement Program Manager

Ingersoll Rand

Description

At Ingersoll Rand we are passionate about inspiring progress around the world.  We advance the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands—including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King®, Trane®, American Standard® Heating & Air Conditioning and ARO® - work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit www.ingersollrand.com.

Ingersoll Rand is a diverse and inclusive environment.  We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to hiring a diverse workforce; including individuals with disabilities and United States qualified protected veterans.

Job Summary:
 
Project leader responsible for multiple Procurement projects, working with cross-functional teams and standard work to build and execute project implementation plans for productivity and continuous improvement projects. Partner with Commodity teams to assist with projects charter, benefits, and resource requirements. Responsible for monitoring active projects, updating status, eliminating roadblocks, and escalating issues as appropriate. Investigate, coordinate and communicate project changes. Identify gaps to goals and collaboratively develop and support countermeasures and activities to close the gap and exceed targets. Support Commodity teams goals by leading and executing supplier rationalization, quality and delivery improvement projects. Work to align strategies between commodity and Sector localization, plant rationalization and similar.


Responsibilities:  
 
- Project leader responsible for multiple Procurement projects, working with cross-functional teams and standard work to build and execute project implementation plans for productivity and continuous improvement projects. Support Commodity teams goals by leading and executing supplier rationalization, quality and delivery improvement projects..
- Responsible for coordinating with commodity teams, materials, operations, engineering, finance, quality, and field operations to complete projects and achieve expected benefits within project timeline.
- Partner with Commodity teams to assist with projects charter, benefits, and resource requirements. Active participant in sector/plant productivity gate reviews ensuring that required cross-functional resources are allocated to execute projects as outlined.
- Responsible for monitoring active projects, updating status, eliminating roadblocks, and escalating issues as appropriate. Investigate, coordinate and communicate project changes. Create and make revisions to project schedules, business cases, risk assessments and other project management tools
- Identify gaps to goals and collaboratively develop and support countermeasures and activities to close the gap and exceed targets.
- Manage reporting of Procurement financial metrics (forecast and actual) including productivity and inflation for responsible plants or projects Support the development of the Annual Operating Plan for productivity projects, targets and initiatives. Support standard setting process for responsible plants.
- Coordinate continuous improvement ideation sessions for responsible plants. Generate and evaluate new ideas and
opportunities aligned with plant priorities and strategies.
- Participate in and represent Procurement function during plant or product Value Analysis/Value Engineering (VAVE) or
Major Model Review (MMR) events. Responsible for collecting and communicating commodity actions following event.
-Creates procurement plans for Engineering to Order projects within the required timeline and support Sales Dept in offering the best option (QDC) to Customer
- Handle RFQ and negotiation with suppliers by ensuring cost saving on project budget. Ensure price benchmark is achieved on specific products
- Handle Purchase orders in SAP for complete machine and service activities


Qualifications:
 
- BA/BS/ME degree in business or engineering with a minimum of 2-4 years of project management experience.
- 4 to 6 years’ experience
- A minimum of 4 years of experience working in a diversified industrial company in the areas of Engineering, Project
Management, Quality, Finance and/or Operations. Experience running large complex cross functional projects
- Strong Analytic experience
- Working knowledge of six sigma tools, lean manufacturing a plus.
- Experience in supplier development, materials management, and/or supplier quality a plus. Must be a strategic thinker
and have demonstrated experience driving strategies. Experience in International sourcing experience a plus.
- SAP Expertise is a requirement. Oracle experience in a global environment is beneficial
- Ability to travel up to 20%

Key Competencies:
 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
 - Supply Chain Acumen – Oversees development and execution of GSC strategies/playbooks for assigned components or services, drives utilization of common GSC tools to achieve optimal IR results that are Quality, Delivery, Price and Service balanced and corporate/governmental compliant.
- Project Management – Reviews and approves teams’ project plans, oversees project execution, balances projects between short and long-term focus, secures alignment with cross-functional partners.
- Global Business Thinking/Strategizing-Demonstrates deep global knowledge of suppliers, industry trends, emerging markets and technology, builds this knowledge into GSC strategies/playbooks
- Problem Solving—Identifies/anticipates potential problems, supports root cause analysis, evaluates robustness of corrective action plan and oversees plan implementation.
- Relationship Management – Creates collaborative environment with cross-functional partners, assures regular/appropriate two-way communication flow, builds/maintains relationship with industry peers and suppliers, and reinforces GSC lead on “on IR voice” to the supply base.

- Strong negotiation skills – with relentless approach, negotiates best prices with suppliers both in bid-to-bid and in firm quotation phase by leveraging acceptable market price level and Customer expectations.



We are committed to helping you reach your professional, personal and financial goals. We offer competitive compensation that aligns with our business strategies and comprehensive benefits to help you live your healthiest. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture that engages as well as values the different backgrounds and experiences of our employee, which, in turn, spurs innovation, generates creative solutions and enhances our customer relations. 

If you share our passion for inspiring progress—for bringing about bold shifts in how people, economies and societies operate—then you belong with Ingersoll Rand. Progress begins with you.

Primary Location

EMEA-Italy-Lombardia

Work Locations

Vignate Strada Provin 108 Strada Provinciale Cassanese 108 VIGNATE 20060

Job

Global Integrated Supply Chain

Schedule

Full-time

Shift

Day Job

Employee Status

Regular

Job Type

Experienced

Job Posting

Feb 23, 2018, 2:46:00 PM

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