Anixter Product and Sourcing Manager - OEM in Willebroek, Belgium

Product and Sourcing Manager - OEM

Date Posted6/28/2018



Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-2104860128

Job Description


VP Marketing & Sales Operations EES EMEA


Implement and manage strategies to improve

the company’s performance with regards to profitability, vendor management,

asset management and sales opportunities.

Focus predominantly within OEM Wire and cable products , verticals and

applications including electrical products such as lighting

Key Tasks and


· Drive the promotion and

marketing for the Vendor Programme , leveraging vendor expertise and support

· Manage the vendor relationships

for the company for an agreed level of product lines

· Optimise Standard Cost

variance for a given range of products

· Coordinate internal training

and vendor support with all relevant locations and back office personnel

· In conjunction with the Sales

strategy , identify and evaluate new product lines that can be introduced and

supported by vendors and manage subsequent roll out into the business

· Provide input , guidance

& relevant support during the bid process

· Lead all appropriate price negotiations

, ensuring the most cost effective deals are struck, the appropriate levels

of authority are followed and the agreement is effectively communicated to

the sales team to ensure margins are maintained.

· Shape and control the strategy with the

identified Strategic Vendors ensuring alignment with the Sales & Project


· Control the process of

benchmarking vendor price agreements to ensure the terms are competitive(including Global sourcing as required by the EMEA C& Marketing team).

· Develop, measure and review

relevant KPI’s to ensure business objectives are being achieved. This will also include ensuring the working

capital model is optimised (measured

by DIO and excess )

· In conjunction with rest of

EMEA C&I Marketing team , review Vendor scorecards & drive continuous


· Control authorisation of the

creation of new part numbers ensuring the product sits within a profile and

the appropriate authority has been given.

· Contribute and support key

business process requirements across other departments.

· Ensure that internal and

external resources are used efficiently and effectively where they can

improve processes.


· Based in UK , Germany or Belgium

within commuting distance of an Anixter location

· Prepared to travel as



9 till 5 or as workload demands

Closing date: 22nd July

Job GroupSales