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Sourcing Lead

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Knoxville
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: ARSE11/14/17
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 14/11/2017
Senior Sourcing Specialist - needed one of the world's leading Consumer Goods Industries
  • Senior Sourcing Specialist
  • Knoxville, TN        

One of the world’s largest Consumer Goods organizations is looking for a Senior Sourcing Specialist to join their rapidly expanding team! This company has received recognition for their overall global success and is looking to increase headcount by the end of 2019. This organization has recently made a number of acquisitions which have helped their rapid expansion and they are now looking for leaders to help drive the business growth.

The Senior Sourcing Specialist will play a pivotal part in the company’s plans for expansion by helping to transition a previously tactical procurement team into a strategic department to achieve efficiency and to create a unified goal site wide. The individual will be responsible for working cross-functionally with plant leaders across locations in order to develop a strategic alliance to drive value towards the bottom line. This individual will be leading categories within the indirect space for marketing and sales.
The Senior Sourcing Specialist will have the following responsibilities:
  • Experience dealing with key vendors within the Life Sciences
  • Ability to develop relationships cross-functionally throughout multiple plant locations
  • Willingness to operate and interact on a global scale
  • Opportunity to create significant value for stakeholders within the business

The ideal candidate will have the following skill set:
  • 4+ years experience within Strategic Sourcing
  • Strong track record for reducing spend
  • Life Sciences or Consumer Goods Industry experience is highly sought after but not essential
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