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Reporting to the Director of the Plastics Center of Excellence (COE), this position is responsible for Honeywell's direct material plastics component procurement strategy, execution and results to optimize total cost of ownership across all Strategic Business Groups (SBG’s).

Job Description:
Develop category strategies leveraging best-in-class suppliers, processes and products to enable a competitive advantage.
Partner with SBG sourcing partners and cross-functional stakeholders to ensure alignment and support of category strategy creation and execution.
Consolidate fragmented global spend, reduce the use of non-strategic suppliers, and move the procurement activities upstream in the lifecycle of a solution in order to bring greater value to Honeywell.
Execute the annual operating plan through year-over-year improvements in productivity, working capital, quality, delivery and supply continuity.
Identify and select approved suppliers capable of providing solutions that meet established business requirements and follow the global commodity strategies.
Facilitate engagement across all SBG’s to drive a singular approach to supplier management in assigned commodity space.
Develop and publish key market intelligence including lead times, capacity, industry trends, benchmarks, etc., to internal partners and stakeholders.
Negotiate and execute supply agreements with strategic suppliers to maximize benefit to Honeywell.
Build strong technical solutions including new technology, VA/VE, CE product and cost improvements with supply base.
Support the refresh of the Plastics COE and SBG sourcing AOPs and strategic plans.
Drive world-class performance from supply base.
Work with SBG sourcing and procurement teams to achieve lowest total cost, continuous quality improvement, and on-time delivery.
Work with global commodity leaders to assure a coordinated commodity strategy exists across the enterprise around the world.
Ensure global policy compliance.

20% Leverage spend (volume) across Honeywell to drive year-over-year savings
20% Drive supplier rationalization to preferred, best-in-class suppliers
20% Optimize trade working capital for the organization
20% Improve operational service levels across all SBG’s
20% Complete and manage supplier contracts and multi-year agreements

Must Have:
Bachelor’s degree.
At least 5 years work experience in strategic sourcing.
Experience sourcing custom, complex, tooled mechanical/plastic components.

Masters preferred but not required.
CPSM certification.
Prefer two or more years work experience in plastics and/or rubber sourcing.
Six Sigma / PMP preferred but not required.
Experience working in a matrixed organization.
Proven negotiating and communication skills.
Proactive approach to business and team opportunities.
Well-developed problem solving and decision-making abilities.
Strong written and oral communication skills in English
Working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Word.
Experience with SAP, E-Sourcing Platforms, Request for Quotation Tools, Project Management Tools.
Experience managing multiple projects and priorities in a dynamic global environment.

Additional Information

  • JOB ID: HRD101258
  • Category: Procurement
  • Location: HW Camp II,Bldgs 9A&9B,Plot C2,RMZ Ecoworld,Varturhobli,Sarjapur Marathahalli Outer Ring Road,Bangalore,KARNATAKA,560103,India
  • Exempt
Early Career (ALL)


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