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Supplier Manager


Fort Worth, TX, US, 76118

Brand:  Allied Electronics
Function:  Product & Supplier Management
Work Location: 

We are RS Group.

RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide. 
Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently.  
We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen. 


RS Group Brands:  RS, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Synovos, Needlers and Liscombe.


The Supplier Manager will be focused on driving growth and delivering high KPI performance results with existing and new suppliers. The position will be responsible for developing and successfully implementing supplier business plans, co-ordinate supplier activities such as marketing, reporting and promoting Allied to external stake holders. There is an expected skill requirement in relationship building and experience in leading marketing campaigns. This individual will work synergistically with Product Specialist in order to meet growth expectations. This position is specifically for the Automation & Control Category within Product Management. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Driving high performance in sales growth targets, new customer acquisition, and implementing strategy to gain market share for existing suppliers
  • Developing strategic plans and executing actions to deliver successful results on high profile accounts
  • Efficiently launch new suppliers that add value to the customer and re-enforce the Allied long term strategy
  • Collaborating with suppliers and marketing to develop effective campaigns
  • Lead and Coordinate supplier business reviews 
  • Effectively promote Allied’s long term strategy, core competencies, and competitive strengths to external stake holders
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with:
    • Suppliers
    • Sales personnel
    • Marketing
    • Supply Chain
    • Warehouse and logistic staff
    • Corporate support staff – accounting, business analysts, etc


Essential Qualifications, Knowledge, Abilities and Skills                   

  • Can effectively communicate (verbal, written and listening)
  • Exhibits strong customer service and is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. 
  • Must have strong teamwork, organizational, & analytical skills
  • Knows how to set priorities and can quickly zero in on what is critical.
  • Must have proficient level of skill in Microsoft word, excel and power point
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to build effective relationships.
  • Can utilize process improvement skills to figure out how to get things done.


Education and/or Experience
Require two to three years of Industrial distribution experience in similar role. Preference given for a four year degree in Businesses or related field but not necessary. Previous experience with the Automation & Control industry is preferred.    


Equal Employment Opportunity
Allied is an equal opportunity employer and maintains policies and practices that are designed to prevent and prohibit unlawful discrimination against any qualified employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other unlawful classification to the extent protected by law. This policy of nondiscrimination applies to all employment practices, including hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, training and termination. Employees who engage in unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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