Sourcing - Contract Manager
Job Division Guardian Industries REF. 2019-3514 Location PL-Katowice Category Procurement Position Type (Portal Searching) Regular Full-Time
Who is Guardian Industries?
When you are looking at a city’s skyline or the grilles on the latest cars and trucks, chances are you’re seeing our products.
Through Guardian Glass , a Guardian Industries company, we make high- performance, energy efficient glass for homes and buildings.
SRG Global™, a Guardian Industries company, makes automotive trim products that define a vehicle’s DNA and help improve fuel efficiency.
And perhaps most of all, we make the ideas, formulas and processes that make these products possible. Guardian Industries is 18,000 people working to make products that improve people’s lives! To Learn more visit our website at :
Guardian Industries is seeking you to become our next Sourcing- Contract Manager!
A Day In The Life Typically Includes
Build working relationships with key stakeholders / customers in the business, operations, engineering, legal, and sourcing / purchasing.
Act as key liaison with Law Department (SRG & Guardian) to ensure alignment of priorities and lessons learned.
Work with legal to fully learn and understand 1st, 2nd, 3rd, positions on various legal sections of existing agreement terms and conditions.
Develop an efficient / effective process (procedures) for continually working with sourcing / procurement to create new agreements and update existing agreements.
Advance category agreement templates and term sheets, incorporating business risk profile and working with sourcing / purchasing and legal to ensure Guardian Industries has advantaged agreements.
Develop an ongoing training program to help educate the sourcing / procurement team on key legal concepts, applications, experiences and knowledge share.
Work with Procurement Center of Excellence (COE) to develop a way to track / trace / manage agreements that are in various stages of execution.
Be a leader in the understanding and utilization of Ariba to document, manage, update and generate reports on agreements.
Develop metrics / KPIs that measure performance and highlight value to Guardian Industries.
As an employee, be a leader in MBM and advancing the culture. In particular promote proper application of the MBM framework, Guiding Principles, RR&Es, decision making framework, the challenge process and economic and critical thinking.
We are looking for a Contract Manager to work with Guardian Industries sourcing team to assist in developing, executing and managing the portfolio of supplier agreements.
This role will report into VP Sourcing and will be dotted line to Legal within SRG and Guardian Glass. As part of the Strategic Sourcing and Procurement (SS&P) team, this individual will be responsible for developing an efficient and effective process to;
support the development and drafting of supply agreements, track and maintain executed agreements, proactively plan and stage expiring agreements, advance the utilization of Ariba, and develop / teach legal concepts and lessons learned to advance the sourcing / procurement team’s knowledge.
What You Will Need?
Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience in legal
Experience in contracting and / or contract execution
What Will Put You Ahead?
Experience with manufacturing, maintenance or operations within the Glass Industry
What Do We Have To Offer?
If you have been looking for an environment where people are valued, entrepreneurial spirit is boundless and opportunities for success are based on merit, and if you want to add value to your company, then Guardian Industries may be the place for you.