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Sr. Strategic Sourcing Specialist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Providence
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 10/03/17
  • Sector: Category Management, Procurement Operations, Procurement, Procurement Processes, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 03/10/2017
Sr. Strategic Sourcing Specialist required for a leading Manufacturing Company 
·         Sr. Strategic Sourcing Specialist | Procurement 
·         Providence | Rhode Island 
·         Competitive base salary + excellent bonus & benefits 
          
My client, a Global Manufacturing Organization is looking for a motivated and skilled candidate to join the Procurement team. The organization is going through a very exciting procurement transformation project and want someone to help drive procurement initiatives, redefine certain job criteria and be part of their new 3-5 year strategic business plan.

This role will be one of the driving forces that help implement this new strategic business plan change. There is huge growth potential that comes with this opportunity.  

The Sr. Strategic Sourcing Specialist will include these particular responsibilities: 
  • Develop and implement Sourcing Strategies for assigned commodities in line with Strategic Sourcing Process.
  • Develop strong market knowledge of assigned commodities including market dynamics, supply/demand balances, internal demand, investments, capacity, constraints, and price drivers
  • Coordinate supplier purchases and identify alternatives
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with multiple divisions 
The ideal candidate will have the following skill set: 
  • 3+ years of strategic sourcing experience
  • Strong practices of supplier relationship management
  • Strong practices of risk management
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Minimum of a Bachelors Degree 
  • Excellent communication skills 
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