Strategic Sourcing Specialist - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania United States - 37912



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 37912
Title: Strategic Sourcing Specialist
Job Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Actively Hiring

Excellent base salary.

Company paid nationwide relocation.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities:

  • You will support new product introduction programs by coordinating sourcing and supplier qualifications activities on a global basis.
  • Develop KPI's for suppliers and negotiate on multiple variables to award long term contracts resulting in cost savings and improved service levels.
  • Analyze spend data, market trends
  • Develop sourcing initiatives in designated spend categories.
  • Manage all supplier relationships within a product category
  • Work cross functionally on a team to utilize alternate materials, components, and suppliers
  • Achieve annual cost reduction targets per job categories.
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  • Manage product segments to support business objectives and preferred sourcing vis a vis - KPI's.

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements:

  • A four-year degree
  • A minimum of 2 years Manufacturing/ Industrial Purchasing experience or Category Management experience - items such as valves and metal components.
  • Must have very strong analytical skills and excellent communications experience.
  • Strong Lean background - a Certification a plus.
  • Global experience a plus
  • Must be willing to work some off hours to support the global sourcing network.
  • Strong Price Negotiations experience

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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