This role is responsible of supporting the develpment and optimization of sourcing strategies that minimizes the total cost of ownership & commercial risk for Resale and Externally Contract Manufactured goods.
The Sourcing Specialist is responsible to develop, optimize and implement sourcing strategies for regional Categories that minimizes the total cost of ownership as well as commercial risk for raw materials and resale goods.
In this role, the selected candidate will analyze and evaluate job descriptions, skills needed data and other information to determine courses of action; research, gather market intelligence and talent landscape.
In this role, you will develop sourcing plans through cross-functional collaboration within assigned categories. Execute plans through direct negotiations and request for quote/proposal/information processes with suppliers .
The Sourcing Specialist is responsible for contract negotiations, supplier performance management and will work cross-functionally with other groups within company regionally and globally for driving down variable cost and assure cost competitive sustainable supply to our plants and customers.
Proactively seeks out new suppliers/materials and captures market-driven cost saving opportunities through awareness of market drivers, negotiations, and synergistic opportunities while simultaneously improving quality and operating efficiencies.