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Project Sourcing Manager Job in Elyria, Ohio US

Project Sourcing Manager

Invacare Corporation - Elyria, OH

Posted: 7/21/2021 - Expires: 10/19/2021

Job ID: 229767485


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Job Description

The Sourcing Project Lead is responsible for the direct material costs for all product lines within a governed Project. R&D, Proactive cost savings, make/buy and others as assigned.

Essential Functions:

Manages and is accountable for sourcing projects from inception through execution to sustainability.

Applies project management methodology, tracking and meets deadlines for sourcing activities related to assigned projects.

Will represent Sourcing on various collaborative business teams. Will serve as the single point of contact between Business Managers and Sourcing for all material and supplier related issues.

Participates as sourcing representative in applicable Business Reviews. Accountable to the business team for the resolution of all supplier related sourcing, expediting and quality issues

Maintain detailed product cost reports for Project Leaders, providing insight into current and pending cost changes

Establish and communicate Small and Disadvantaged Business sourcing plan for projects, ensuring alignment with commodity and business leads

Develop and publish and monitor sourcing KPI dashboards for open projects to project team

Negotiate pricing, contract and delivery terms for all purchased finished medical devices for applicable projects.

For New Products

Will be Sourcing Project Manager for all new product development teams

Facilitate early involvement with commodity managers and suppliers in the design process, ensuring parts are designed for manufacturability and cost

Responsible for coordinating project timelines with commodity leaders and plant planning/purchasing to on-time launch of new products

Responsible for ensuring overall cost targets for new product introductions are met

For Existing Products,

Will own costed Bill of Material, developing and implementing strategies for product cost reduction in line with business requirements.

Will coordinate with commodity sourcing to ensure commodity strategies align with business requirements

Will lead material strategy and phase in/out plans for manufacturing transfers.

Work with marketing leaders, commodity managers, and plant sourcing individuals to establish and document a multi-year cost out road map for projects.

Establish supply risk profiles for each product line and work with commodity managers to generate risk mitigation plans for high risk suppliers

Ensure that all required training is identified for and completed by all direct reports

Develop a team environment that values diversity and uses various individual's strengths to the benefit of the team

Exhibit positivity, flexibility, creativity, and a willingness to take on new responsibilities as requested or required.


Job Location

Elyria, Ohio, United States

Position Type


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer –M/F/Disabled/Vet

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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