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Sourcing Specialist

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The Sourcing Specialist will work closely with the Procurement and Sourcing teams for the timely and cost-effective strategic sourcing of goods and services in accordance with corporate policies and procedures, using best practices. This position advises and guides business units regarding the application and integration of sourcing philosophies and techniques to meet the needs of identified internal customer requirements while ensuring that Supply Chain achieves the best deal for the company. This position will also help identify areas of opportunity within various business units to engage the sourcing process.

Partner with internal and external customers in the execution of the sourcing process, including assisting in project assessment, developing project/sourcing strategy, evaluating supplier capabilities, and negotiating contracts to achieve financial and quality objectives
Maintain strong working relationships and communications with customers and suppliers
Assist in developing, implementing, and managing contracts
Interface with all levels within Client's Group and Supplier organizations
Work closely with Procurement Buyers and the Sourcing Team to identify sourcing opportunities
Manages entire life cycle for commodities, including source selection, vendor oversight and asset acquisition / disposition
Ensure supplier meets or exceeds quality, cost and performance objectives
Other duties as assigned
Embody the Client's Spirit and safety culture while conducting oneself with Professionalism, Integrity, Resourcefulness and Caring


QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's Degree preferred; Institute for Supply Management (ISM) certification a plus
1 year of buying, sourcing, or related experience, required; 3 years preferred
Experience in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required
Strong written and oral communication skills required
Strong team-building and project management skills preferred
Experience in vendor oversight, including performance management/continuous improvement preferred
Proven track record of sustaining strong customer/supplier relationships preferred
Demonstrated analytical competence, such as experience with cost/benefit analysis preferred
Contracting and negotiation experience preferred
Highly self-motivated, with the ability to work and to drive change in a decentralized organization.
Able to formulate and deliver convincing presentations to a range of organizational counterparts.
High school diploma or equivalent required

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