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Implement and manage the contract and relationships with strategic suppliers. The emphasis will be on quality, performance, cost containment, and customer service. The Supplier Relationship Manager is responsible:
Managing supplier performance against contract.
Responsible for measuring and managing the supplier’s Key - Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) on a regular and ongoing basis.
Responsible for ensuring all contractual obligations of the supplier are being successfully achieved.
Drive root cause and corrective action with the supplier, and/or internal teams to resolve failures in meeting expected service levels.
Will identify continuous improvement opportunities with the supplier, help plan the strategy for implementing those identified opportunities, and then help manage the execution of the improvements.
Responsible for initiating contract change requests in coordination with the supplier and with Supplier Management.
The ability to influence various stakeholders at all levels of the organization and within the supplier organizations is a critical skill for this role. Desired results are achieved through the ability to effectively influence.
Education: Bachelor’s degree requested. Masters preferred
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