Strategic Buyer

Strategic Buyer
Lehigh Valley, PA

Job Description

Lutron’s procurement organization is looking for a high energy, motivated team leader, who is passionate about developing and managing suppliers to fill an immediate opening as Strategic Buyer for Shades/Windows, lighting control, and LED technologies.   Management of Windows and Lighting Control Systems is a high visibility and growth area within the organization. This position provides an opportunity to work cross functionally within the organization between engineering, supply chain, finance, and manufacturing, as well as Lutron’s suppliers. Meeting customer needs through the ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines as a strong team player will be keys for success.

 On the assignment learning:

Understanding of the window shade and lighting control industry

Project management with Lutron and supplier teams with the goal of cost innovation

Interaction with a global supply base

Travel time ~10%

Electronics, Fabrics, and stamped/extruded metal market and new product design process

 

Highlights of the position:

Opportunity to strategically source and structure Lutron’s electronics supply chain for future growth and success

Facilitating early supplier integration into new product design

Supply chain risk mitigation

Supplier relationship management at executive levels

Opportunity to work with overseas Lutron and supplier teams.

Cost reduction through negotiations and value analysis

Inventory management and optimization

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