Cardinal Health Category Sourcing Manager - Capital in Mansfield, Massachusetts

-Manage business processes for supplier sourcing, selection and de-selection, supplier qualification, supplier phase in and phase out

-Would prefer someone who has a technical background, this person will be covering capital tooling and components

-Will work with technical teams to developer sourcing strategy

-Manage and monitor supplier performance and quality control activities

-Utilize e-Sourcing tools for RFI’s (Request For Information) and RFP’s (Request For Proposal). Negotiate and administer contracts. Participate in Supplier Quality Audits

-Direct the development and negotiation of supply agreements with suppliers encompassing key program specifications and functional objectives

-Evaluate supplier capabilities and establish sources for new technologies and in new markets as business requirements dictate

-Perform required purchasing tasks to procure parts, materials, supplies, equipment and services required for operation of business

-Contact suppliers, obtain and evaluate quotations and ensure timely delivery

-Exercise judgment and in-depth knowledge of assigned categories to make purchases consistent with specified levels of quality, delivery, and price

-Negotiate and write contracts as needed to purchase goods and services

-Recommend new technology and/or suppliers to technical community.

-Anticipate, recognize, and advise management of potential or current problems which may have significant impact on business

-Lead cross-sector sourcing initiatives to leverage multiple year spend

-Responsible for driving YOY cost savings and driving productivity in assigned categories

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.