Manager, Sourcing - St. Louis, MO.

St. Louis, Missouri
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Hubbell Incorporated
Manufacturing & operations
10,001+ employees
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Job Overview

The Manager of Sourcing will report directly to the Director of Sourcing and will be responsible for overseeing and managing the overall sourcing and supply chain strategy to maximize service level, flexibility, process efficiency and productivity. Productivity may include but not limited to; Sourcing Process optimization, Structural Cost change, Working Capital improvement and Service Level improvements. The successful candidate will be responsible to overseeing the successful execution of business processes, effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, problem solve while balancing priorities to alignment with the business needs. This position will work closely with Commercial Operations, Sales, Pricing, Finance and Product Management to support the proposal process to fuel growth and meeting or beating key performance metrics.

A Day In The Life

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manager of sourcing and supply chain team functions with approximately (1) full-time direct report.
  • Manage and monitor key performance metrics, facilitate cross-functional reviews and lead continuous improvement to meet or exceed targets.
  • Provide leadership and communication in sourcing process, procedures and technologies to generate and sustain standardization and optimization.
  • Lead the organization with project manager methodology with regular updates on productivity planning.
  • Own end-to-end productivity throughout the supply chain to support working capital efficiency.
  • Develop and maintaining strong global relationships in a matrixed environment of business, corporate and cross functional levels.

What will help you thrive in this role?

Education, Skills & Experience

  • BS Degree in business or related discipline preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in progressive sourcing/supply chain roles
  • Experience with both domestic and international supply chains
  • Proven change management, project management and relationship building skills.
  • Proven sourcing/supply chain experience; experience working in an industrial, manufacturing, technology environments.
  • Strong analytical, business process analysis and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work both independently and effectively across teams and persuade/influence others in a matrixed organizational structure.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, dynamic, ever-growing and often ambiguous environment; effective multi-tasking skills are vital.
  • Strong appreciation for data integrity and clear process definitions.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and utilize decision making skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of automated sourcing systems and tools.
  • Skilled knowledge of MS Office programs.
  • Ability to travel an average 10-15%, project dependent.



Hubbell Incorporated

Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.

The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.

We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.

Hubbell Utility Solutions

Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications. HUS provides the critical components that allow the grid to reliably transmit and distribute energy, as well as the communications and controls technologies to make the grid smarter and more flexible.

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.