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Supply Chain Manager

Emerson Electric Co
Mansfield, MA 02048
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At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational valuesintegrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovationinform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers.
Whether youre an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, youll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.


Optimizes the organization, integration and effective management of all activities related to the procurement of all goods, services and sourced product with a goal of consistently achieving the best value which effectively balances function, price, availability, investment and quality while increasing the sales and throughput of the business.

Leads the material and information flow, and the management and control of inventory in achieving the business objectives.

Responsible for logistics and scheduling with specific focus on global trade compliance, delivery performance, cycle time reduction, total inventory management, and freight logistics.

Provide leadership for development and execution of world-class supply-chain processes.


Develop and implement an aggressive cost improvement program for purchased materials which results in significant sustained material price productivity while maintaining superior quality and availability.

Provide leadership and coordinate continual sourcing activity to ensure that the business is current on all relevant technological and market developments and is securing maximum return for each dollar spent.

In conjunction with engineering and quality, develop and pursue programs of supplier quality which assure use of highly reliable materials while continuously reducing related quality costs through increased use of supplier certification, statistical process control and other quality techniques.

Continuously enhance the effectiveness and professional stature of personnel through personal coaching, formal training, and strategic restructuring.

Establish and maintain a close working relationship with Emerson Sourcing and Supply Chain function.

Establish and maintain a close working relationship with Emerson Legal for review of contracts, license agreements and similar documents.

Additional Information


Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Finance, Operations, Technical or Business

Minimum 10 years functional experience, and 3 years of managerial experience with work experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

Extensive project and change management experience supported by a methodology

Extensive experience in spend analytics methodologies & best practice implementation

Proven track record of year over year cost reduction implementation

Experience in implementing supplier improvement programs

Excellent negotiation skills and contract management

Good understanding of the direct material, indirect materials & services and logistics markets, and their respective key cost drivers

Good project management experience within multi-disciplinary teams

Personality Traits and Practical Experience:

Leadership skills and cross-cultural awareness

Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to manage multiple tasks

Customer oriented

Excellent influencing and negotiation skills

Ability to work multi-dimensionally in a complex business matrixed environment

Ability to influence upward, peer-wide, and downward

Strong managerial courage, assertiveness and ability to work through resistance to change

Self- driven personality; High attention to detail required

High level of integrity

Ability to deal with various levels of the organization; must be able to effectively communicate to a diverse group of stakeholders including senior management, finance, operations, materials management, quality, engineering and suppliers

Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by calling 1-314-553-2544 (V/TTY/TDD) or by sending an email to idisability.administrator@emerson.com.

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Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-08
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