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Senior Supplier Sourcing Manager [Metals & Plastics] at 3D Hubs
Chicago, IL, US
3D Hubs makes high-quality manufacturing methods accessible to Engineers all over the world with our cutting edge digital platform. But behind the scenes we're also responsible for the Supply Chain from the factory floor to the client's hands. Following our 2019 announcement of$18m in funding we intend to grow our company and continue driving the digitisation of the manufacturing industry.
 
Creating the world's fastest and most cost-effective manufacturing solution is our top priority, and we're looking for an experienced Supplier Sourcing Manager with knowledge of the Metals & Plastics industries to join our team in Chicago. You will be joining the company at an exciting time in which we’re expanding from our mature 3D printing platform, whilst maturing our existing CNC & Injection Molding capabilities - all whilst looking ahead to the future of our platform and the additional Manufacturing Technologies that we're going to add in 2020.
 
This is not a Line Management position, and you'll report directly to the Global Supply Director as you lead the growth of our supplier network of high-quality manufacturing partners. These partners offer the range of manufacturing technologies above. But you will NOT be concerned with their operational Inventory Management, or the Logistics and Purchasing of raw materials. Our Suppliers do that for us in the same way that Uber's drivers maintain their own vehicles. This position's success instead lies in Supplier Management Activities including; Supplier Selection & Qualification; Vendor Scorecards & Annual Reviews, and on-boarding and monitoring of new Suppliers against the 3DHubs Delivery & Performance Targets.
 
Can you help us to expand our network of Machining or Injection Molding suppliers? We want to hear you talk about it!

What you'll do:

    • Supplier Management Activities [SMAs]; Supplier Selection & Qualification; Vendor Scorecards & Annual Reviews, Supplier Onboarding & Monitoring.
    • Identify shortages in supply capacity for different technologies across Europe; CNC & Injection Molding; Rapid Tooling; Sheet Steel fabrication; more to come
    • Create a network expansion strategy to select Low-Cost Suppliers based on capability and performance
    • On-board new suppliers and ensure they utilize our automated platform to provide the best customer experience
    • Create smart tools to improve efficiency in order sourcing and fulfillment (vendor rating system and supplier auditing tool);

What it takes:

    • 3-5 years of experience in Supplier Sourcing, Supplier Quality Management, Vendor or Commodity Management, etc.
    • Experience creating Sourcing Strategies for different Commodities and Regions; Eg European Metals & Plastics
    • Demonstrable examples of Root Cause Analysis and Issue Resolution from both Supplier & Client perspectives
    • A Commercial mindset with the ability to negotiate and build contractual relationships
    • Strong knowledge of the Metals & Plastics industries, in the US & in low-cost countries

Why 3D Hubs?

    • Opportunity to have impact in a high paced culture and accelerate our growth
    • Dynamic, international team of 80+ people from (30+ nationalities), growing to 100+ this year
    • Inspiring office location in mHub Chicago
    • Learn more about us on our Office Instagram and Careers page
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.
 
The story of 3D Hubs
3D Hubs makes manufacturing easy from prototyping to production. The online platform provides readily available production capacity for the fastest lead times and most price-competitive parts. Simply upload designs to receive instant quotes for 3D printing, CNC machining and Injection Molding. 3D Hubs’ automated Design for Manufacturing (DFM) analysis detects any potential issues before production begins, eliminating risk for customers.
 
Founded in 2013, 3D Hubs has produced more than 2,000,000 parts, serving engineering companies of all sizes.



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