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Sourcing Specialist

  • Location: Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts
  • Salary: 30-33$ per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Professional
  • Contact: Daniella Adinolfi
  • Contact Email: daniella@industrial-staffing.com
  • Contact Phone: 6466520984
  • Start Date: 04/23/2021
  • Job Ref: 21-07251
Location ndash Remote work from home would prefer that they work in Eastern time zone

Duration ndash Possible Extensions

ScheduleShift ndash MondayFriday standard daytime schedule

Full time ndash 40 hoursweek

Interview ndash 1 Virtual

Manages multiple distribution functions including supply chain logistics planning distribution center operations and traffic Ensures sourcing efforts meet business goals and objectives Works with functional leaders to perform analysis and identify areas for performance improvement Manages and supports implementation of strategic initiatives Manages activities related to global sourcing supplier selection product delivery specifications and quality Develops and maintains working relationships with global supply chain partners Designs and implements business metrics to monitor track and report sourcing project progress

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Sourcing Specialist is responsible for the procurement of raw materials goods and services for the manufacturing facility Approves and qualifies vendors obtains quotations examines bids and makes awards Develops sources and evaluates vendor reliability Creates and manages manufacturing schedules to ensure that raw materials arrive in a timely manner to fulfill manufacturing requirements
executing all sourcing strategies required to achieve procurement objectives of the business

The Sourcing Specialist must have the ability to work in a cross functional team and on multiple complex sourcing Projects at the manufacturing site Strong crossfunctional collaboration with Procurement Production Planning Engineering Manufacturing Global Commodity Management and Corporate initiatives and leadership Reports directly to the Head of Procurement

To this end the Sourcing Specialist negotiates contracts that secure favorable terms in relation to the procurement of goods and materials Identifies evaluates and develops supplier options and suitability to perform outsourced activities projects and programs

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
bull Responsible for the face of procurement on sourcing projects and promoting key initiatives such as Risk Mitigation and implementing Global Commodity Strategies
bull Liaises with Site Procurement team Commodity Management and Operations as needed to develop Suppliers competency levels to ensure performance to manufacturing requirements
bull Works with Global Commodities on sourcing strategies andor supplier development in support of risk mitigation
bull Conducts and leads supplier selection process supplier evaluations and quality ratings as needed as inputs to the supplier selection matrix
bull Manages sourcing timelines and components cost requirements to ensure projects are delivered on time and within cost expectations
bull Ensures full supply chain continuity via supplier capacity management and risk mitigation strategies
bull Outlines keycritical path components process technologies and associated component material constraints
bull Builds effective relationships both internal and external and interfaces with management as required
bull Prepares and provides monthly project management updates on key project milestones and critical path issues
bull Manages inventory scale up requirements for transition process
bull Manages required purchasing tasks to procure parts materials supplies equipment and services required to support the project deliverables

EDUCATION REQUIRED
bull BSBA Degree in Business Management Engineering or other related field

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
bull 1 years of Procurement Sourcing Supply Chain Management or Engineering

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
bull Project Management skill set
bull Experience with sourcing
bull Proficient knowledge of Metals Plastics and Electronic commodities
bull Certification from the Institute of Supply Management CPSM CPIM is a plus
bull ESourcing software
bull Excellent leadership organization project management communication and negotiation skills
bull Advanced skills in MS Excel PowerPoint amp SAP
bull Ability to manage multiple deliverables

WORK ENVIRONMENT
bull Office environment may include laboratory clean room and manufacturing assembly