Vacature: Sourcing Manager Finished Goods

About Allegion

At Allegion, we help keep people safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 25 brands sold in almost 130 countries across the globe, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond: everything from residential and commercial locks, door closer and exit devices, steel doors and frames to access control and workforce productivity systems. At the core of our $2 billion business is the knowledge and experience of the 9,000 dedicated employees behind our brands. We help our customers navigate their toughest security challenges, and we help builders and property owners differentiate themselves by providing innovative and secure solutions. Enterprise excellence is a key part of what we do for our customers, and is a focus for our employees. Our trained specification writers and experts not only help our customers adhere to codes and standards – we help advocate for and raise those security standards in the first place, in markets around the world.

 About AXA Stenman Industries

AXA STENMAN INDUSTRIES has a long and rich history, dating back to 1902. The basis for one of the two current successful core business is already established in the twenties, the forerunner of the present company started production and sales of hardware. Twenty years later, a ring lock for bicycles was introduced. This marks the start of a range of bike components, the second core activity as it is now.

Today, the range of products of Home Security contains hinges, window stays, window- and door fittings and access management. The product range of Bike Security contains bicycle locks, lighting products and chainguards and dress guards. AXA STENMAN is the proud owner of production facilities in the Netherlands, France and Poland. Our sales offices are located in the Netherlands, Germany, France and Poland.


The Role

As GPS Sourcing Manager Finished Goods you will be responsible to define and execute the development and execution of global sourcing strategies for Sourced Finished Goods (SFG) for Global Portable Security Business Unit. This position will be an active driver and contributor of productivity, working capital improvements, continuity of supply, sustainability, and all other commercial needs. Major internal customers within the business include teams from Business Line, Finance, Supply Chain, & Quality. The position will work in collaboration with the Asia sourcing execution team to assist with supplier management activities and will be located in our Veenendaal facility

Primary Accountabilities

Collaborate across the sourcing organization to effectively leverage economies of scale, maximize resource efficiency and drive sourcing productivity.

Develop and execute sourcing strategies for GPS that encompass the following:

  • Productivity: Develop pipeline opportunities to ensure delivery of annual gross productivity targets
  • Direct Negotiations & Market Events: Geographical Optimization, Dual sourcing, Tier 2 Supplier Management
  • Supplier Assessments: New Supplier Qualification, Financial Health Assessments, Capability Verification
  • Working capital improvements: Payment terms extensions and/or discounts, Lead Time Optimization, Inventory reductions
  • Supply Chain Optimization: Mix Container opportunities for low volume categories, Supplier Inventory Management
  • Sustainability - Coordinate activities to support Sustainability initiatives related to Sourced Finished Goods

Responsible for commercial activities with designated suppliers including but not limited to the following:

  • Contract Management
  • Annual Negotiations
  • Supplier Performance Management
  • Product Development Support
  • Regulatory Compliance Support
  • Social Compliance Support
  • Works well with minimal supervision in a mutually supportive, collaborative, fast-paced team environment
  • Plans, organizes, and influences the efforts of domestic and global suppliers as well as a variety of internal functional groups within the organization



  • 5-7 years of Sourced Finished Goods sourcing experience or demonstrated performance managing a comparable scope of responsibility
  • Bachelor’s degree (BS or BA) required. Supply Chain, Business, Industrial Engineering or related field preferred.
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering productivity and other measurable results within SFG categories
  • Global Sourced Finished Good sourcing experience in consumer products or commodities is preferred
  • Must have excellent communication, collaboration, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Must be highly motivated and able to drive results independently and as part of a team
  • Fluent in English and preferably Dutch speaker


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