The Strategic Sourcing Specialist executes sourcing, procurement, and vendor
management activities, categories and projects in areas such as direct & indirect materials,
business services, facility support operations, contract negotiation, and cost savings initiatives.
The successful candidate must have experience in procurement, process improvement,
understanding of contractual terms and conditions, and demonstrated ability to read, write and
negotiate contracts. The successful candidate will focus on traditional sourcing models, including
category analysis, short-term/long-term category planning, consolidation, supplier scorecards
and vendor management.
An understanding of sourcing process includes multiple phases from building a category
strategy, identifying specific sourcing opportunities, contract negotiations, purchase order
issuance, and implementation. The process involves steps such as price/cost analysis, "should
cost" models, and sourcing best practices. Collaboratively works with supply chain leaders to
ensure that sourcing strategies are aligned with business plans, and the successful candidate will
be accountable for their execution and the delivery of significant value contribution to the
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may
through good procurement methodologies
considerations, and strategic importance of critical commodities in order to implement
appropriate sourcing strategies
TALENTS and/or EXPERIENCE
processes, and supply chain best practices.
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, and REGISTRATIONS
experience and a combination of acceptable education/certifications may be accepted in lieu
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is normally performed in both a typical interior/office. The candidate should be able to
perform the job tasks with or without reasonable accommodations:
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