Strategic Sourcing Manager

Stoneridge-Orlaco is a manufacturer and supplier of Camera Vision Systems that are mounted by Trucks and Bus O.E.M's in the Automotive Industry. Camera's are the follow up of traditional mirrors.

For Stoneridge-Orlaco we are looking for a Strategic Sourcing Manager ( functional)

The  Strategic Sourcing Manager is responsible  to lead Procurement activities for a defined commodity group from the point of customer award through end of production. Scope of responsibility may be regional and/or global.

Prefered area of competence is wiring/harness. Strategic experience is a major requirement.

Your responsibilities....

  • Define Stoneridge’s current and future strategic global needs for specific commodity groupings.
  • Take the lead in the spend of 25 milion Euro.
  • Evaluate nature of market supply along with process and technology trends
  •  Source in accordance with the commodity strategy.
  • Interact with internal stakeholders to drive standardization and strategy execution.
  • Source material requirements to the required specification at a competitive best landed cost terms and in accordance with program targets.
  • Participate in APQP activities and drive suppliers towards on time product launch.
  • Ensure no disruption of material supply that will result in a production stoppage. Expedite orders to ensure on-time deliveries as needed.
  • Negotiate supplier compensation for non-performance (when supplier is at fault). 
  • Drive continuous improvement and cost reduction activities.
  • Define initial pricing and ensure accurately reflected in ERP systems;
  • Resolve or escalate changes in price due to supplier by utilizing the Price Change process;
  • Calculate lowest total cost on quantity/price tradeoffs and work with Planners to execute; 4) Assist in annual standard setting.
  • Manage Long Term Strategic Tooling contracts;
  • Manage prototype purchases (e.g. order issuance, delivery timing).
  • Evaluate and participate in the vendor qualification process.
  • ERP System (Exact Globe,JD Edwards, Proceedo) database maintenance and integrity.
  • Contract review and negotiation, as needed. 
  • Liaise with suppliers both on and off site with a view to improving supplier performance.
  • Engage and influence stakeholders in Procurement and cross-functionally.

Stoneridge offers you...

  • There is a fantastic and very extensive package of employment conditions waiting for you here;
  • Stoneridge follows the CAO Metalektro;
  • You can count on 27 vacation and 13 atv days (paid leave days);
    Salary between € 5.000,- and 7.000 euro ,- per month;
  • Varied job with many internal contacts and suppliers;
  • Open and informal working atmosphere;
  • Contribute to the strategic transition from a family business to an international organization;


Working at Stoneridge-Orlaco: 

They are a high-tech organization and play internationally at the highest level. With their revolutionary innovations and high-end technology, they are broadening the view of drivers, operators and captains worldwide. The cameras contribute to the safety of millions of people.  

Stoneridge-Orlaco is in the middle of the transition from a Barneveld family business to an international organization. In an open and informal atmosphere, the lines are short and the doors are always open. Throughout the year, various outings are organized by the Staff Association. Traditionally, summer is ushered in with a cozy barbecue and to top it all off, the year ends with a splashy winter party. Do you want to make a difference together with 300+ colleagues?

Join Stoneridge-Orlaco as a Strategic Sourcing Manager