Manager Global Sourcing, Alloys
Novelis Corporation


Job Info


Position Overview

Reporting to the Director of Global Metal Procurement, this role will be responsible for developing and executing global strategies for the Alloys and Hardeners Category, including sourcing ofMagnesium, Manganese, Silicon, Zinc, Copper, etc.. Located in our Global Headquarter office in Atlanta, this role will be instrumental in supporting the metal sourcing strategy for Novelis. If you enjoy working with suppliers, developing sourcing strategies, longer-term relationships and alternative sources of supply this job might be for you!
Responsibilities & Qualifications

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute global sourcing strategies and plans for alloys
  • Lead negotiation with suppliers, including commercial and contractual terms
  • Use market intelligence to understand global market situation and how Novelis should adjust its strategy for the future to guarantee supply and minimize cost impacts.
  • Manage the relationship, communication and development of suppliers (i.e. lead business reviews with key suppliers, etc.)
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to understand and deliver on dynamic needs and the optimal means of meeting those needs considering alternative materials, processes and vendors.
  • Collaborate closely with other regions on sharing best practices, market data and information related to suppliers.
  • Work with R&D and plant technical resources to develop alloy alternatives and simplify and communize specifications.
  • Leverage data analytics to develop and track performance metrics, supplier scorecards, etc.
  • Develop monthly reporting/scorecards to capture alloys usage trends by Novelis location, supplier OTIF, financial reporting of procurement activity and associated savings and inflationary impacts.

Requirements

  • Experience in commodity trading; preferably on Magnesium, Manganese, Silicon, Copper and Zinc.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in developing and deploying complex sourcing categories.
  • Strong experience in negotiation.
  • Understanding of the global supply market including producers and traders.
  • Competent in risk management principles and strategies.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills and ability to lead and interact with global stakeholders and different cultures.
  • Strong data management skills to develop appropriate analytics and reporting

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a strategic sourcing role with progressive growth in scope and level of responsibility.
  • Background in the metals industry and commodity trading.
  • Experience in manufacturing operations
  • Strong financial acumen and project management experience
  • Experienced with global supply base management, logistics, and supply chain management
  • Solid expertise of Microsoft suite. Advanced Excel expertise is a plus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (in writing and verbally) and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to influence others and deliver results across functions, and geographies.
  • Ability to balance competing priorities and manage projects to efficiently and effectively deliver results
  • 25% travel required (domestic and international)
Location Profile

Novelis' Global Corporate Headquarters is located in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta Georgia and employs approximately 250 people. It is co-located with Novelis' North America regional office which employs approximately 225 people. Supporting its 24 operations worldwide Novelis' corporate office is home to the executive leadership team and global functions that support the automotive beverage can and high-end specialties value streams. The City of Atlanta provides a diverse and family-friendly place to live with countless museums cultural organizations and educational institutions including the Georgia Aquarium Woodruff Arts Center CNN Center Georgia Tech and Mercedes-Benz Stadium. In the Atlanta area Novelis has strong community partnerships with Atlanta Habitat for Humanity GeorgiaFIRST and Agape Youth and Family Center in addition to many local museums and community groups. Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are without regard to race color religion age sex national origin disability status genetics protected veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws. Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants.All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are without regard to race color religion age sex national origin disability status genetics protected veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws.



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