This position is responsible for the NPI (New Product Introduction) Sourcing and Industrialization activities planning, encompassing developing product line sourcing strategy, drive Sourcing process improvements, interface with Strategic Sourcing Commodity teams and collaborate with cross-functional stakeholder to meet the NPI project targets. Continually develop and upgrade team's capabilities and performance.
Key responsibilities: NPI and Industrialization Process
Lead early supplier technical engagement and supplier involved NPI cost improvement activities. Support NPI team's product cost targets.
Interface and build strong working relationships with, Development Engineering, New Product Producibility Engineering, Sourcing, Supplier Quality, Industrialization Planning, Component Engineering, Business Unit Management, Operations Management, Marketing and Finance.
Drive NPI sourcing and Industrialization process improvements through elimination of variation and waste, focusing on continuous process improvement. Promote Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) methodology in the NPI team.
Reduce product risk through proper sourcing strategy execution. Drive use of 'Preferred' suppliers. Provide NPI team with supply chain risk assessments which include obsolescence, delivery, currency, logistics, political and other risks.
Measure and track sourcing strategy execution impact on the product and the business (i.e. product cost reductions achieved, percent of parts awarded to 'Preferred' suppliers, lead time improvement, risk mitigation, etc.).
Integrate and streamline Industrialization process activities with the global strategy
Actively participate in various business team meetings. Represents the voice of the Sourcing and OES organization when applicable.
Project manages the communication and activities between the business teams and the Sourcing organization. (i.e. source selection, supplier negotiations, sourcing strategy development, non-disclosure agreements (NDA), supplier issue resolution, etc.)
People and Talent Management
Attract, develop and retain the Sourcing talent base
This is a cross-functional leadership role with responsibility for project management and accountability for deadlines, results and metrics.
Develop performance objectives and conduct performance reviews with direct reports. Participate in career planning and development discussions with each direct report through regularly scheduled one on one meetings.
Facilitate a culture in which everyone can do their best work through inclusion, engagement and retention.
Work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives.
Integration with SSO (Strategic Sourcing Organization)
Drive Sourcing process improvements through elimination of variation and waste, focusing on continuous process improvement.
Complete the Supply Chain Assessment and drive OES NPI Supply Chain Readiness in Rockwell Automation's Common Product Development (CPD) process.
Facilitates the establishment of supply management parameter guidelines with buyers and planners. (i.e. production authorization agreements, lot size, lead time, logistics, packaging, etc.)
Collaborate with the Sourcing organization to provide market information to the NPI team (i.e. supplier technology roadmaps, price and availability trends, benchmarking results, etc.).
Ensure thorough familiarity with policies and procedures relating to NPI Sourcing and standards of business conduct.
Comply with all Rockwell Automation policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 2627095
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