Strategic Sourcing Specialist



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USD65000.00-85000.00 per year

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Branch Information

Minnesota Engineering - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435



Job Description

Our Hialeah FL manufacturing client has an immediate need for a Strategic Sourcing Specialist. This position is responsible for the development and execution of business-wide commodity strategies. This role will manage existing suppliers and identify new suppliers by providing leadership in a cross-functional team environment for sourcing, strategic planning, commodity expertise, supplier selection, cost and capital management, and supplier risk management.

Minimum Job Requirements

* Bachelor's degree or higher in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, and/or Business Administration from an accredited university.

* Minimum of 2-3 years of combined experience in MRP, material planning and scheduling, production planning, Manufacturing capacity planning, inventory control, and/or supply chain management.

Job Duties

* Develop and execute strategies that drive a supply base committed to deliver 100% quality parts, on time, with continued effort to reduce total cost. Develop deep understanding of existing suppliers, future product and technology needs and growth plans.

* Provide commodity knowledge and market expertise to cross-functional teams.

* Lead supplier selection activities in alignment with business strategies.

* Manage all aspects of supplier relationships. Develop and manage strong supplier relationships to provide the best competitive advantage and utilization of the company's annual spend. Provide governance over key supplier relationships and lead supplier business reviews.

* Manage critical supplier projects, such as supplier capacity improvements.

* Direct / lead efforts to prevent and resolve complex supply chain issues.

* Develop and maintain material cost tracking models. Actively seek out and execute cost reduction opportunities. Generate and negotiate contracts to provide the lowest Total Cost of Ownership.

* Comply with all quality policies, while continuously identifying opportunities for improvement. Support the processes of ISO and other certifications deemed necessary by the business.

* Demonstrate support of CPS core values. Comply with all company policies and safety regulations.

* Perform other job duties as assigned to meet business needs.