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Stanley Acess Technologies Global Category Mgr-Electronic Security (Direct), Strategic Sourcing in Fishers, Indiana

73821BRTitle:Global Category Mgr-Electronic Security (Direct), Strategic SourcingBusiness:US - Global Strategic Sourcing State/Country/Province:Indiana No. of Positions:1Job Description:Come Build The World With Us.

This is the career you’ve been waiting for your whole life. Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means working in an innovative, tech-driven and highly collaborative team environment supported by over 58,000 professionals in 60 countries across the globe. Here, you’ll get the unique chance to impact some of the world’s most iconic brands including STANLEY TOOLS, DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, MAC TOOLS and Black & Decker. Your ideas and solutions have the potential to reach millions of customers as we work together to write the next chapter in our history. Come build with us and take your career to new heights.

Who We Are

We’re the World’s largest tool company. We’re industry visionaries. We’re solving problems and advancing the manufacturing trade through innovative technology and our Industry 4.0 Initiative. We are committed to ensuring our state-of-the-art “smart factory” products and services provide greater quality to our customers & greater environmental and social value to our planet. We are unique in that we have a rich and storied history dating back to 1843, but that hasn't stopped us from evolving into a vibrant, diverse, global growth company.

Who You Are

You’re a curious problem solver who has the ability to bring big ideas to life. You’re creative and scrappy but can navigate a large organization with ease. You’re agile and adaptable but work with precision to ensure we deliver top-notch customer experiences, always. You also have:

  • Solid understanding of business functions Sales, Marketing, Finance, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Sourcing and Logistics.

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Engineering or Supply Chain)

  • 5-10 years of overall work experience

  • 3+ years’ experience in Electronics Security and/or in Electronics category

  • 3+ years of strategic sourcing experience including supplier selection, supplier management and contract negotiations/management

  • Manufacturing or product development experience preferred

  • Demonstrated capability to manage a global supply base and global cross functional teams

  • Ability to manage multiple projects across diverse categories, suppliers and business functions

  • Fully self-directed with leadership skills - drives for results

  • Excellent project management and organizational skills with attention to detail

  • Demonstrate excellent written and interpersonal communications skills

What You’ll Do

The Stanley Black & Decker Strategic Sourcing group has an opportunity for a Global Lead Category Manager which will be based out of our Security HQ in Fishers, Indiana supporting the Electronic Security business. The position will have responsibility for providing sourcing leadership for Stanley Security Product and Solutions (SPS) business unit in a cross functional team environment, which would include sourcing, new product introduction, supply continuity and risk mitigation activities

Specifically, you will:

  • Develop category strategies for direct spend (Video, Access Control, Intrusion and Contract Manufacturing) in collaboration with shared categories across the company

  • Support business in Make vs Buy decisions through benchmarking

  • Develop sourcing plan, ensuring early supplier involvement, supply selection, risk mitigation, capacity management and supplier ramp up plans and ensure the plan is executed

  • Conduct RFQs and award business to global suppliers and partners

  • Support two manufacturing locations (Exeter, UK and Fishers, IN)

  • While primary responsibilities are for Direct spend, you will be the central point of contact for the business for all sourcing activities including Indirect spend

  • Business Process improvement: introduce and improve business processes for new product introduction as well as current product changes

  • Optimize Working Capital (Payment terms, Inventory, Tooling)

  • Negotiate Tooling Costs, Minimum Order Quantity, Lead Times and Delivery Schedules with Suppliers

  • Validate supplier capacity & align critical component supply with program ramp-up schedules

  • Coordinate the setup of the supplier and components in ERP system

Benefits & Perks

You’ll get a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, holidays & personal days, and tuition reimbursement. And, of course, discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and products and well as discount programs for many other vendors and partners.

What You’ll Also Get

Career Opportunity: Career paths aren’t linear here. Being part of our global company with 60+ brands gives you the chance to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.

Learning & Development: Our lifelong learning philosophy means you’ll have access to a wealth of state-of-the-art learning resources, including our Lean Academy and online university (where you can get certificates and specializations from renowned colleges and universities).

Diverse & Inclusive Culture: We pride ourselves on being an awesome place to work. We respect and embrace differences because that’s how the best work gets done. You’ll find we like to have fun here, too.

Purpose-Driven Company: You’ll help us continue to make positive changes in the local communities where we work and live as well as in the broader world through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.

Stanley Black & Decker is one of the world's largest, fastest growing and most dynamic companies. SBD, a Fortune 200 company is a world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms and a track record of sustained profitable growth.



All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.

Requisition Number:73821BRFunction:Purchasing City:FishersEEO Statement:All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.Featured Category on SBD Careers:Supply Management & OperationsShow Virtual Roles:Virtual