Electronics Commodity Lead
MTS Systems Corp.
PCB Piezotronics was founded in 1967 as a manufacturer of sensors for the test and measurement of pressure, force, vibration, acoustics, load and shock.
Amphenol Corporation (parent company of PCB) is one of the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of sensors and sensor-based products. Amphenol designs, manufactures and assembles its products at facilities worldwide and sells its products through its own global sales force. For more information, visit https://amphenol.com
PCB® manufactures piezoelectric sensors used to test and measure vibration, pressure, force, acoustics, load, and shock in research and development as well as industrial and military applications.
The primary objective of the Purchasing Team is to ensure timely delivery of high quality and cost-effective products from a competitive supply base while adhering to global trade and compliance requirements. This position will work closely with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to develop and implement strategic commodity plans for highly engineered, electro-mechanical components.
This position will be responsible for strategic sourcing of goods and services for the company and the end-to-end process from source to contract for Electronic or Mechanical parts, which may include one or more of the following areas:
Cables and cable assemblies
Printed Circuit Board Assemblies
Machined Components and Raw Metals
This position leads the development and execution of strategic procurement plans by clearly understanding the spend and supplier/stakeholder landscape while leveraging market intelligence, industry knowledge and cross functional collaboration. This position will be responsible to develop, manage, measure and continuously improve the procurement operations of the assigned commodity(ies) by sourcing products from the lowest total cost, highest value-add, and best in service supplier base, while mitigating supply risk and optimizing PCB inventory investment.
This position shall demonstrate proactive and cross functional communication, proven analytical skills, project management, continuous improvement experience, contract negotiation, and extensive business system (ERP) knowledge.
Major Areas of Accountability
Physical Demands (U.S. only)
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.