Global Sourcing Manager, Supply Chain

Date: Apr 10, 2021

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74037

Company: Dover Corporation

“TWG” is the group name we use to refer to the industry’s foremost producers of quality winches, hoists, gear drives and electronic monitoring systems for global industrial applications.  The seven brands comprising TWG include Tulsa Winch, Rufnek, Greer, dp Winch, Gear Products, Pullmaster and LANTEC.  Operating from the Jenks, Oklahoma facility are the Tulsa Winch, Rufnek, Greer, dp Winch and Gear Products brands with Pullmaster and LANTEC brands operating from the Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

By drawing upon the talent of our dedicated employees and the strengths of these brands, TWG has become known around the world for providing innovative products and solutions designed and manufactured to high quality standards and delivered to our customers on time.  The products and solutions produced by TWG find their way into diverse applications including onshore oil and gas, the utility industry, commercial and governmental towing and recovery, construction and offshore cranes, marine applications including fishing and cargo handling, forestry and mining applications and a myriad of other construction applications.

We feel that our success is directly attributable to the creativity, commitment and enthusiasm of our employees.

This position reports to the Director of Supply Chain and will action  Supply Chain Strategic efforts including advancements in productivity, sourcing & procurement (including supplier consolidations, supply risk analysis, supplier relationships) along with identifying and leading supply chain projects that drive operational efficiency and improve TWG market competitiveness. He/she will develop and guide the Supply Chain organizational initiatives to support functional capabilities while continuously improving Supply Chain processes, infrastructure, and people. An ideal candidate would be a self-motivated strategic thinker, a proven change agent, and a strong influencer, with an inherent ability to connect with people and be able to drive change even at a tactical level in a matrix organization.

Essential Responsibilities:  

Essential functions may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class perform all the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.


  • Implement strategic initiatives for global supply chain productivity/cost reductions, Best Value Country (BVC) Manufacturing & Sourcing, supplier strategy, supplier consolidation plans, and supply risk contingency planning.
  • Lead special projects related to productivity, supplier negotiations, and other continuous improvement events based on Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning (SIOP) data.
  • Execute global supply chain strategy that supports the businesses plan that is adapted to growing and changing market conditions, new business opportunities, and cost reduction strategies.
  • Lead cross-functional team to create productivity pipeline to achieve total cost of ownership savings through improvement to Policy, Price, Process, Service Levels, and Supplier management.
  • Work with Commodity Managers and Sales by monitoring, trending, and analyzing key performance indicators and supplier quarterly business reviews to develop and improve relationships with critical suppliers (including negotiations on price contracts, delivery performance, and quality concerns).
  • Monitor and report out performance of productivity monthly.



  • Bachelor’s degree in business or technical field. Advanced degree is required.
  • 4-7 years of experience in supply chain leadership role in global or, Multiple Site Manufacturer/Supplier of Components (Machined components, Castings, Forgings, Plastics etc)
  • Experience with offshore sourcing and management of global contracts.
  • Must be able to travel as required and /or directed.


Top Leadership Competencies: This position must consistently strive for continual improvement with the following behaviors found in Dover’s Leadership Competencies.   The following are the top 3 leadership competencies required for this position.

  • Customer Impact: Creates value for customers addressing known and unknown needs. Knows and understands all aspects of the global market, including economics (regulatory issues, corporate compliance, etc.), products and services, channels, the customers, and their end-markets.
  • Builds and Manages Collaborative Relationships: Establishes and nurtures numerous relationships within Dover. Takes action to partner with the communities in which we operate and be an appropriate corporate citizen. 
  • Negotiation Skills: Knows and understands all aspects of negotiation processes.  Uses instinct as well as data to accurately assess negotiation situations.  Makes timely, appropriate decisions and implements appropriate negotiation initiatives.


Preferred characteristics, competencies, and capabilities:

  • Proficiency using the Company’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, communication systems, computer systems, software systems, operating systems, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel and other related programs.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Lean and Six Sigma concepts.
  • Experiences in best-in-class supply chain/materials management practices and strategic sourcing processes.
  • APICS CSCP or CPIM certification preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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