We are a leading provider of healthcare products used for the screening, detection, treatment, monitoring and tracking of common medical ailments in newborn care, hearing impairment, neurological dysfunction, epilepsy, sleep disorders, and balance and mobility disorders.
This position will focus on Strategic Sourcing, and will be leading supplier relationships, defining technical requirements, and conducting validation testing and approval. Additionally, an ideal candidate would be involved in the management and negotiation of Product Supply Agreements and related contractual executions, influencing hardware technology roadmap, leading supplier negotiation and selection, driving continual cost optimization and ensuring continuity of supply.
The ideal candidate will be able to think and act strategically, to set a vision and execute against that vision. It is critical that the person in this role is able to develop productive, collaborative working relationships with a variety of people with differing levels, personal styles, cultural backgrounds and geographical locations.
Develop and execute a market leading sourcing category and supply base strategy via full market knowledge, supplier rationalization, predictable and industry leading commodity pricing plan, through transparent supplier relationship management.
Identify opportunities to improve supplier quality, price points, and delivery.
Drive change management to continuously improve efficiency, yield and performances via repeatable processes, people growth, and elimination of work duplication.
Business owner of the supplier relationships up to executive levels, including the management and negotiation of contractual agreements.
Develop supplier capabilities and drive roadmap visibility across Natus businesses.
Manage the supply base end-to-end from inception to end-of-life to ensure continuity of supply with the right materials driving plan in place
Work with a cross functional team to drive the supplier selection process and component qualification both under engineering and commercial best practices/disciplines.
Achieve established commitments on total cost results, supply, quality and compliance adherence, technology roadmap alignment and on-time delivery.
Serve as key escalation channel responsible for continuity of supply risk. In this role you must have:
5 or more years’ experience in the medical device industry and business professional with strong engineering and supply chain expertise. Direct supply chain/materials & delivery management experience is preferred
Bachelors’ degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
Fast learning and able to develop a broad understanding of electrical/semiconductor industry, technologies, business and contractual intricacies.
Demonstrated experience collaborating and working with cross functional teams to launch new products.
Strong program management adherence experiences in the consumer electronics market.
Expertise in market analysis to dissect market size, players, customers, growth, technology replacements/forecasts, pricing trends, etc., to formulate sourcing strategies.
Ability to identify and solve complex cost, contractual, process and operational business challenges; excellent commercial acumen and strong negotiation skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills for executive communication; able to articulate points of view with executive management.
Ability to work independently and within a matrix environment; a self-starter and quick learner of systems and processes
Ability to travel internationally as required
Natus offers competitive salaries, comprehensive benefit package that starts on your 1st day, 401k match, an employee stock purchase plan, 9 paid holidays, generous paid time off plan (4 weeks to start) and tuition reimbursement up to $5,000 annually.
Natus Medical is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.
Key words; HLA, CPSM, CPM, electro-mechanical, instrumentation, durable equipment, contract manufacturing.