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Senior Sourcing Project Manager

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Senior Sourcing Project Manager

Time type: full time

Posted on: February 06, 2024

Job requisition id: R3088

What We Need  

The Senior Sourcing Project Manager leads supply chain initiatives, overseeing the implementation of supplier changes for material, process, and product manufacturing to ensure continuity. Supplier changes responsibilities include project planning, resource assessment, risk mitigation, defining project scope, and managing budgetsYou will prioritize supplier change requests, while advocating supplier product changes in partnership with business objectives. The role involves reporting project progress to cross-functional partners and implementing a supply chain project management program. As a Senior Sourcing Project Manager, you will implement a supply chain project management program by driving cost, quality, and timing optimization while engaging with cross-functional teams 

What we do 

Our global sourcing, procurement and third-party supplier team develop innovative category management strategies in collaboration with the business. The team focuses on strategic third-party partner agreements and help support supplier relationship management, commercial and financial pricing models for overall supplier performance.  


What You’ll Do  

  • Drive multiple projects driving cost, quality, and timing requirements to optimize supply chain business operations. 

  • Engage with cross-functional teams (finance, SIOP, R&D, manufacturing, quality, and installation project management) to lead project execution. 

  • Generate and maintain project timelines, milestones, and action items for complex supply chain projects. 

  • Assign and prioritize supplier change requests based off category to ensure timely closure and appropriate management of requests. 

  • Provide strategic leadership in category management, strategic sourcing, manufacturing, quality, product development, installation, and R&D for supplier and technology changes. 

  • Advocate for supplier product changes adhering to company standards for quality, timeliness, business continuity, and cost-effectiveness. 

  • Define and adhere to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the supply chain project management program. 

  • Define annual project management goals, drive continuous improvement, and hold stakeholders accountable to targets. 

  • Partner on the development of reporting and metric visualization to convey project milestones and bottlenecks in multiple projects. 

  • Define annual project management goals and targets, drive continuous improvement to those targets, and hold internal and external stakeholders accountable to said goals and targets.  

  • Serve as a thought-leader for project ideation through being a strong cross-functional partner and understanding business project opportunities that can be lead by the Supply Chain function  


What You’ll Need  

  • Bachelor's Degree; Supply Chain, Logistics, Project Management, Business Management, or other relevant field required; Master's degree preferred.  

  • Minimum of 8 years of Project Management, Operations, Supply Chain, Sourcing and/or Category Management and Supplier Management experience.  

  • Exposure to Lean Six Sigma process preferred; PMP Certification preferred.  

  • Knowledge of timeline management, project financials, and risk management principals. 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to interact with all levels of employees and leaders. 

  • Growth mindset (naturally curious & strong learning agility). 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 

  • Exemplary organizational skills. 


Other Considerations 

  • Up to 20% of travel may be required 

  • Employees must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive and/or fly to client and other customer locations.  

  • The employee is responsible for owning a credit card and managing expenses personally to be reimbursed on a bi-weekly basis.  

  • This role can be 100% remote but will be expected to have a regular presence at Symbotic’s Wilmington, MA headquarters, the cadence of which you will align with your manager on. 



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