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Sourcing Manager - Sheet & Aluminum (remote)

Req ID:  8509
Remote Opportunities:  Semi-Remote

We use technology to solve problems in spaces, light, and more things to come… for our customers, our communities, and our planet. 
Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces, light, and more things to come. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (ABL) and the Intelligent Spaces Group (ISG), we design, manufacture, and bring to market products and services that make a valuable difference in people’s lives.  
We are positioned at the intersection of sustainability and technology. Our businesses develop technology that helps save our customers energy and reduce their carbon emissions. We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management solutions, and location-aware applications. 

Position Summary & Location


The Sourcing Manager is instrumental in establishing and implementing our global sourcing strategy, a key driver in achieving maximum operating profit and business objectives. They leverage World-Class Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and Lean methodology to extract maximum total value from our supply base.


The Sourcing Manager collaborates cross-functionally, e.g., engineering, marketing, national accounts, customer care, manufacturing facilities, material control, post-sales service, and ASO. They also lead our raw material sourcing for aluminum sheets and circles across multiple manufacturing facilities and suppliers, making a significant global impact.


This remote role is U.S. based. 

Primary Responsibilities


  • Develop and drive the execution of long-term strategic sourcing and quality assurance strategies, objectives, and financial goals to provide the business with a continuous supply of acceptable material at a competitive-plus cost to satisfy the facility's production plan.
  • Negotiate and oversee the process for entering into sourcing-related business agreements.
  • Develop vendor management strategies to select and foster key supplier relationships to achieve business outcomes.
  • Develop, maintain, and communicate an educated opinion on current and future market conditions relative to price availability, "best in class" suppliers, and new technology to ensure continuity of supply and informed customers.
  • Identify and develop alternate sources of supply to create competitive tension amongst suppliers.
  • Create and execute RFP or SSI to negotiate the best price and terms.
  • Establish standard costs for purchased material and track compliance.
  • Research and identify alternate materials or design of a part to reduce cost or improve availability
  • Identify, select, and consolidate sources of supply to best support Acuity Supply Chain strategy and objectives.
  • Facilitate the Supply to Consume process.  
  • Increase manufacturer participation in Acuity SLCs and improve supplier compliance with inventory metrics.
  • Help stabilize the production schedule, support the Kanban process, and reduce costs associated with ordering and expediting material.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or Engineering.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Excellent organizational, data collection, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced professional environment.
  • Results & execution driven consistently delivers on commitments & stretch goals.
  • Art of negotiation, leadership, and strategic thinking.
  • Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft Office programs
  • Application of strategic RFP processes, supplier management, and other procurement principles. 
  • Available to travel 15% of the time.

We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


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The range for this position is $59,700.00 to $134,100.00. Placement within this range may vary, depending on the applicant’s experience and geographic location.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, Machinist, Marketing Manager, Operations, Management, Manufacturing, Marketing

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