Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing
Company: Hasbro, Inc.
Posted on: June 1, 2021
At Hasbro, we are looking for people who are passionate about
impacting the future of play and entertainment. We seek individuals
who are committed, curious, creative, and who are eager to keep
imagination alive on teams that play together and create together.
Our values - community, passion, integrity, creativity and
inclusion - help cultivate inspiring, diverse workplaces where
teams are built on positivity as much as productivity, and where
individuals can do work they love with people they enjoy on brands
they believe in, all for a company driven by greater purpose.
We are driving towards establishing a global sourcing footprint,
and adding a Sr. Manager, Global Sourcing for the Playdoh and Games
categories. The mission is to ensure that sourcing direction and
vendor management transitions from a 'project by project' basis to
a coordinated and comprehensive approach. In this role you will
make joint business decisions regarding product allocation that
provides a resilient and efficient supply base. We will seek your
input as we define and implement the greater organization's vendor
base strategy and business allocation process. This is an
outstanding opportunity to be a key lead collaborating with our
U.S. and EU vendors! You will drive standardization with our
partners on the systems, processes and standard methodologies
established with the rest of the global supply base.
Do you support development teams in their negotiations and cost
discussions with vendors? Bring your expertise to Hasbro to lead
the structural cost savings programs per vendor such as annual
reviews, PCM cost standards, value engineering/deep dives and
efficiency improvements via innovation and automation in
manufacturing. You will own cross functionally aligned and
supported sourcing plans with a 2 to 3-year vendor allocation
strategy per category based on business priorities, product line
plans, manufacturing capability requirements, vendor performance
and cross functional & strategic sourcing considerations.
A Day in the Life as a Sr. Manager, Global Sourcing:
- Ensure solid supply base risk mitigation across categories,
vendors, and geographies, accounting for politics, inflation,
- Systematically assess current and add new vendors with
effective segmentation/tiering to ensure a balanced and competitive
supplier pipeline to support Brand Team requirements and
- Creatively identify and apply all applicable cost-saving levers
and drive continuous cost reduction initiatives to deliver landed &
product cost savings.
- Establish vendor account plans to continuously improve
performance and push for excellence via strategic business
initiatives and capability building programs, facilitate vendor
competence development on Supply Chain, Product Development and
Manufacturing with clear objectives and metrics.
- Plan and execute joint business planning meetings and vendor
scorecard & business reviews, ensuring corrective action
- Manage interfaces between manufacturing partners and Hasbro,
ensuring that Hasbro keeps leverage in the business relationship
and maximizes the potential tax benefits and other incentives of
- Act as single point of escalation for Quality, Engineering,
Costing, Operations Planning and Logistics to get priority from
- Align vendors and internal partners to collaborate toward using
established processes and best practices.
- Ensure alignment between sourcing strategies, brand
team/category priorities and product & innovation roadmaps.
- Ensure current and build a future vendor base has the
capabilities to develop and deliver the 5-year product plans of
safe, sustainable and reliable products on time, in full and at
- As we grow our vendor base, lead onboarding by facilitating
within the multi-functional network of Legal, Finance, Supply
Chain, Quality, Development and on-the-ground teams.
What you'll bring:
- Degree in Engineering, Operations or Business Administration or
equivalent subject area.
- Minimum 8-10 years demonstrated experience in Sourcing,
Operations, Project Management, or Engineering.
- Proven understanding of product development, supply chain
management, quality management, ethical sourcing, costing and
product life cycle management.
- Vendor facing project management experience, a passion for
problem-solving, strong motivator.
- Strategic sourcing and product development experience,
preferable in Toys or Consumer Goods.
- Hardworking, flexible, ability to adapt to constantly evolving,
- Excellent interpersonal, influencing and negotiation
- Opportunity to travel up to 30%!
Hasbro's world-class brands and talented people are our greatest
assets. One of the ways we invest in you is through a competitive
and contemporary benefits package. Your particular benefits package
will depend on your position, location, local legal requirements
and years with the company. Here's a look at what your benefits
package may include: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Half-day
Fridays year round, Paid Vacation Time & Holidays, Generous 401(k)
match, Paid Parental Leave, Team Hasbro Volunteer Program, Employee
Giving & Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Toy
Discounts and more!
Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of
employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital
status, or any other legally protected status.
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