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Sourcing Analyst

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Boston
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 12/21/17
  • Sector: Category Management, Distribution, Logistics, Procurement Operations, DSJ Global, Procurement, Procurement Processes, Planning, Supply Chain
  • Date posted: 21/12/2017
Primary Functions & Responsibilities
  • Analysis and understanding of the information and of the requirements defined by the client, as well as of his/her needs and expectations
  • Analysis of the market and of the products/services to negotiate according to the client's requirements
  • Search, identification and analysis of the most relevant and best suppliers
  • Analysis, understanding and summary of the documentation, information, requirements and proposals of suppliers
  • Identification and proposal of potential negotiation strategies and actions to take
  • Analysis and summary of the results of the negotiation
  • Anticipation of actions to be executed to carry out the best supply process
  • Participation in meetings and communications with clients
  • Collection of client's information: requirements of the product/service, guarantees, delivery time, service levels required, historical consumption, future expected consumption, current and former suppliers, etc.,
  • Recommend the client about the best suppliers for his/her needs and selection criteria
  • Follow-up of categories, client's consumption and incidents solving
  • Identify and communicate possible incidents influencing the quality of the service provided to the client
  • Provide support for the solution of incidents related with the negotiation, supply and quality of the supplier as well as their follow-up
  • Participation in meetings and communications with suppliers
  • Support/lead internal projects within the organization
  • Independently carry out negotiations of simple complexity
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Business, Economic or Engineering Areas)
  • Postgraduate degree: an MBA or similar will be highly valued
Skills
  • Ability to work well in a high volume, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to define problems, organize relevant information, establish facts, and draw and defend valid conclusions.
  • Ability to work independently on matters within the position.
  • PC skills, particularly MS Office Suite of applications
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
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