Manager, Global Strategic Sourcing

Aristocrat Technologies

Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Las Vegas, NV
Contract type: Full time
Aristocrat Technologies
Job Posting Title

Manager, Global Strategic Sourcing


initially reporting to the VP of Global Strategic Sourcing, the Manager, Global Strategic Sourcing position
will be based at Aristocrat Office in Macquarie Park Sydney or Summerlin Las Vegas and will be
responsible for Global efforts to drive strategic sourcing initiatives relating to and supplier management for
Aristocrat Global Supply Chain.
As a member of Aristocrat’s Direct Sourcing team, the incumbent will be responsible for managing
suppliers of key commodities by setting strategies, driving, measuring, and reporting on supplier
performance requirements and timelines to meet sourcing deliverables. The role’s core focuses include
identifying risks, developing, and implementing sourcing initiatives to develop suppliers and improve
performance by influencing suppliers and internal stakeholders to drive change, communicating effectively
to the global internal teams and the suppliers, sub-tier suppliers in a multi-level global supply chain.
The position will interact frequently with the broader Global Supply Chain (GSC), Regional Integration
Centres, Design and Development (D&D), Quality and various business units and affiliates across the
global organisation and will have the ability to influence stakeholders at different levels of the organisation.
Further engaging various suppliers including their leadership teams and managing oversight of supplier
deliverables pertaining to the supplier management.
The successful candidate will manage and govern the scope of the strategic sourcing efforts and be
responsible for supplier performance, due diligence of existing and new suppliers.

What You\'ll Do

Manage review and analyse highly complex Bills of Materials for electronic and mechanical assemblies. • Cost control and analytics • Build strong relationships to effectively manage large matrix suppliers and sub-tier integrators • Develop effective solutions and methodologies to resolve complex sourcing problems. • Key Sourcing contact and point of escalation for suppliers and internal stakeholders • Provides category management and process expertise to create and execute sourcing strategies and lead supplier management for defined categories. • Manages key sourcing process steps including opportunity assessment, business case cost analysis, supplier due diligence, supplier strategy development, data analysis, supplier Requests for Quotation (RFQ), negotiation, award recommendations, supplier award, and supplier contract execution. Handles full scope of category responsibilities. • Ensure a competitive sourcing environment leading to continuous improvement in quality, cost, service and technology. • Work closely with NPI and Design and Development teams on sourcing strategies for managed commodities utilising knowledge of market conditions, product roadmaps, supplier capabilities and annual / quarterly strategic business objectives • Drive regular Supplier Business Reviews (SBRs) in parallel • Product risk management including cost, change management, and deliverable schedule.

What We\'re Looking For

Strong influencing skills and the ability to articulate a process, its inputs and outputs. Ability to manage challenging suppliers with unique problems. Ability to manage up and down the supply chain. Strong experience managing cross-functional projects and programs with tight deadlines. Experience in product or process definition, having taken a product or process from concept to execution within the supply chain. Demonstrated experience in sourcing commodity management, supply chain, logistics or manufacturing for hardware and electronics related company. Experience in commercial sourcing environment - engineering, manufacturing operations experience a plus Prioritization and timing considerations for key deliverables Advanced analytical interpretation and problem-solving skills Ability to provide technical leadership, coupled with people and project management skills. An individual who thrives in a fast-paced dynamic culture An ability to work independently with sometimes high levels of ambiguity. Basic Qualifications • Tertiary education in Supply Chain, Engineering or related field. • 5+ years of strategic sourcing experience managing cross-functional projects and programs with tight deadlines. • Ideally experience a regulated manufacturing environment • Experience with supply contract, supplier performance and due diligence programs • Experience in manufacturing operations or sourcing environment preferred.

Why Aristocrat?

Aristocrat is a world leader in gaming content and technology, and a top-tier publisher of free-to-play mobile games. We deliver great performance for our B2B customers and bring joy to the lives of the millions of people who love to play our casino and mobile games. And while we focus on fun, we never forget our responsibilities. We strive to lead the way in responsible gameplay, and to lift the bar in company governance, employee wellbeing and sustainability. We’re a diverse business united by shared values and an inspiring mission to bring joy to life through the power of play.

We aim to create an environment where individual differences are valued, and all employees have the opportunity to realize their potential. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, cultural background, disability status or LGBTQ+ identity. We offer a range of flexible working options through all.flex, our flexible hybrid work model and invite you to have a conversation with us about flexible working. EEO M/F/D/V

World Leader in Gaming Entertainment

Robust benefits package

Global career opportunities

Our Values

All about the Player

Talent Unleashed

Collective Brilliance

Good Business Good Citizen

The US based roles may require registration with the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) and/or other gaming jurisdictions in which we operate.

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