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Manager Sourcing Supply Chain amp Logistics

Company name
Itt Cannon .

Santa Rosa, CA

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Job Description

Take BIW Connector Systems’ Sourcing, Supply Chain & Logistics program to the next level! Come prepared to use your experience, knowledge and influence to transform the sourcing/supply chain operations for ITT Cannon | BIW Connector Systems in beautiful Santa Rosa, California.

This is a highly visible management role requiring professionalism, initiative and tact to establish collaborative partnerships with internal and external customers as well as lead a team of buyers and planners. There is a strong foundation to build upon as you take this organizational function to the next level. The direct reporting relationship is to the Operations Director who will have significant input on priorities and performance. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced, mid-level leader with both strong people management skills and strategic focus.

A well-established business unit with approximately


employees on site, ITT BIW Connector Systems

is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of highly engineered connector solutions for the Oil & Gas industry

. Our



takes a


approach to achieving business goals,

and takes great pride in our reputation

and our culture of forward-looking innovation

Learn more about BIW Connector Systems:

Learn more about ITT, Inc.:

and our family of brands:

Roles and Responsibilities:

Develops and successfully implements supply chain strategies that align with short and long-term business requirements

Provides the leadership, development, coaching and support required to maximize the full potential of the materials organization

Aligns or creates supply chains for new product introductions and effectively manages product lifecycle supply chain requirements from concept to grave

Provides the leadership for developing and implementing Global Commodity Strategies

Successfully negotiates pricing and cost reductions by employing effective cost modeling, benchmarking, and value engineering techniques

Conducts Quarterly Strategic Supplier Reviews where supplier performance results versus short and long term goals are reviewed. Ensures actions, ownership and commitments are formally documented and consistently executed on or before commit dates

Formulates and facilitates

purchasing agreements to ensure they consistently meet internal customer service levels, targeted inventory turns and the lowest total cost for Direct

and Indirect Materials

Provides effective, collaborative, cross-functional

(i.e. Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Customer Service, Sales, Engineering...)


required to remove constraints and drive supply chain improvements

Actively participates in the Sales, Operations, and Inventory Planning process (SOIP)

Prepares complex reports and presentations by collecting, analyzing, summarizing and communicating information, trends, recommendations and/or decisions to Senior Management and key stakeholders

Drives continuous improvement in supply chain performance utilizing Lean methodologies

Consistently adheres to

ITT’s Standards of Business Conduct and all federal, state, and local regulations

Skills and Experience

Required Competencies:

Strategic Leadership:

Creates a sense of purpose or vision for self and team.

Translates broad strategies into specific objectives and action plans.

Allocates resources according to strategic objectives


Communicates opinions, facts and thoughts with respect, clarity, transparency and honesty. Seeks multiple perspectives and listens openly to others points of view

Builds Alignment:

Aligns personal goals and objectives with organization goals and business strategy and takes action to achieve them.

Promotes a unified and seamless team.

Understand and acts upon role, responsibility, accountability and authority within the team

Drives Performance:

Consistently delivers on commitments.

Demonstrates ownership of results within their area of responsibility and works across functional boundaries to ensure success of business processes


Generates solutions to problems via data analysis.

Has good judgment about which creative ideas and suggestions will work.

Seeks alignment and endorsement from leadership to implement process improvements.

Energizes Others:

Creates energy, excitement and personal investment in others.

Creates an environment that encourages continuous improvement, innovation and calculated risk-taking.

Employee Development:

Continuously builds a high performing diverse team of people to achieve objectives. Develops self and others to improve performance in current role and to develop for future roles.


Works across organizational and functional boundaries to achieve company goals.

Builds and maintains strong relationships with team members, other functions and customers.

Works cooperatively with others in order to meet group and organizational goals.

Approaches conflict with humility, respect and transparency

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management or related field

Minimum of four years experience in a Materials

or Supply Chain Management roles

Recent experience developing and implementing global supply chain strategies

Knowledge of supply chain programs (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, JIT, VMI, etc.) and ability to manage project execution of these programs

Experience developing, implementing, and managing supply chain metrics which track the overall success and effectiveness of the supply chain performance

5 years of hands-on experience with complex ERP/MRP planning software (SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards)


CPIM, or CPM and Black/Green Belt certification is strongly desired

Minimum Education Requirements

BS/BA Degree or Equivalent

Percent of Travel Required

Less than 25%

Paid Relocation Available?


EEO Statement:

“ITT Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.”

Company info

Itt Cannon .
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Company Profile
ITT Interconnect Solutions is an international manufacturer and supplier of connectors including circular, rectangular, fiber optic, RF, power and high voltage, audio, PCMCIA, Compact Flash Card, enclosures, cable assemblies, and application specific custom solutions. The Interconnect Solutions portfolio includes the brands Cannon, VEAM, and BIW Connector Systems. Its products include: Connectors and interconnects for the military, aerospace, industrial, oil & gas, medical and transportation markets. ITT Interconnect Solutions is part of ITT Corporation, a diversified leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions.

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