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Assistant Manager – Supplier development

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Job Description

Job Summary

If you are seeking a career in Supplier Development, then Emerson has a great opportunity for you! Based in India, the Assistant Manager – Supplier Development will support Isolation Valves business by improving the Supply Chain performance from a Cost, Speed, Delivery and Cash perspective. The position will be responsible for assessing and developing the suppliers to enable them to deliver the level of performance required by our customers and work directly with suppliers using Perfect Execution concepts and structured problem solving to implement improvement programs. They will also collaborate with Product Supply Chain Leaders, Buyers, Material Managers and Quality and optimize the current supplier base by implementing supplier consolidation, localization project initiatives aiming to focus business to the best suppliers only and making recommendation for new sources and innovation.

In This Role, Your Responsibilities Will Be:

  • Set and reinforce standards for a safe work environment.
  • Find opportunities, develop plans and timelines with existing suppliers to improve their ability to meet the required performance.
  • Drive Lead Time reduction programs (by proposing stocking program implementation, late customization, minimum batch quantity, supplier process improvement, etc).
  • Actively participate in the monthly Buyer Report Out meeting to support P&IC managers, buyer/planners and quality managers through fast resolution of escalated / repetitive supplier delivery and quality issues, including roots causes countermeasures (RCCM), and long term effective corrective actions.
  • Analyze site forecast provided to critical suppliers and keep close communication with Operations as well as the supplier to identify programs necessary to maintain supplier performance (stocking program opportunities, adjust suppliers’ capacities, etc.)
  • Ensure Suppliers are trained in Structured Problem Solving, Lean & Six Sigma and that Supplier management is committed to the use of these tools.
  • Implement and follow up projects to fix performance issues and works with both the suppliers and the plants
  • Evaluation and Approval of NEW Suppliers to meet our expectations
  • Design for Configuration and Supplier Manufacturability (DFM)

Who You Are:

You facilitate an open dialogue with a wide variety of contributors and customers. You always keep the end in sight; puts in extra effort to meet targets. You deliver messages in a clear, compelling, and concise manner. You anticipate customer needs and provide services that are beyond customer expectations. You encourage others to learn and adopt new technologies.

For This Role, You Will Need:

Good Communication and technical knowledge

Preferred Qualifications that Set You Apart:

Engineering Graduate With Relevant Experience.

Our Offer To You:

By joining Emerson, you will be given the opportunity to make a difference through the work you do.

Emerson’s compensation and benefits programs are designed to be competitive within the industry and local labor markets. We also offer a comprehensive medical and insurance coverage to meet the needs of our employees.

We are committed to creating a global workplace that supports diversity, equity and embraces inclusion. We welcome foreign nationals to join us through our Work Authorization Sponsorship.

We attract, develop, and retain exceptional people in an inclusive environment, where all employees can reach their greatest potential. We are dedicated to the ongoing development of our employees because we know that it is critical to our success as a global company.

We have established our Remote Work Policy for eligible roles to promote Work-Life Balance through a hybrid work set up where our team members can take advantage of working both from home and at the office.

Safety is paramount to us, and we are relentless in our pursuit to provide a Safe Working Environment across our global network and facilities.

Through our benefits, development opportunities, and an inclusive and safe work environment, we aim to create an organization our people are proud to represent.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their unique experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emerson.

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About Us


Our Commitment to Our People

At Emerson, we are motivated by a spirit of collaboration that helps our diverse, multicultural teams across the world drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. And we want you to join us in our bold aspiration.

We have built an engaged community of inquisitive, dedicated people who thrive knowing they are welcomed, trusted, celebrated, and empowered to solve the world’s most complex problems — for our customers, our communities, and the planet. You’ll contribute to this vital work while further developing your skills through our award-winning employee development programs. We are a proud corporate citizen in every city where we operate and are committed to our people, our communities, and the world at large. We take this responsibility seriously and strive to make a positive impact through every endeavor.

At Emerson, you’ll see firsthand that our people are at the center of everything we do. So, let’s go. Let’s think differently. Learn, collaborate, and grow. Seek opportunity. Push boundaries. Be empowered to make things better. Speed up to break through. Let’s go, together.

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About Emerson

Emerson is a global leader in automation technology and software. Through our deep domain expertise and legacy of flawless execution, Emerson helps customers in critical industries like life sciences, energy, power and renewables, chemical and advanced factory automation operate more sustainably while improving productivity, energy security and reliability.

With global operations and a comprehensive portfolio of software and technology, we are helping companies implement digital transformation to measurably improve their operations, conserve valuable resources and enhance their safety.

We offer equitable opportunities, celebrate diversity, and embrace challenges with confidence that, together, we can make an impact across a broad spectrum of countries and industries. Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or a recent graduate with an advanced degree, you’ll find your chance to make a difference with Emerson. Join our team – let’s go!

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