Sourcing Specialist (m/f/d)

Sourcing Specialist (m/f/d)

Sourcing Specialist (m/f/d) Automotive




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    Kara PetriskoHR USA


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    Charleston (SC, USA), Orlando (FL, USA) , Dallas (TX, USA), Greenville (SC, USA), Detroit (MI, USA)

    What you'll do

    • In this role, you assume purchasing responsibility for defined product groups.
    • You develop and implement Supply Chain Management strategies.
    • You are responsible for negotiating prices, capacity, timing with suppliers, and the savings targets.
    • You ensure materials availability, on-time delivery, and coordination of materials movement from receiving to production.
    • You take over task force type monitoring and escalation of on time deliveries.
    • You participate in decision making for loading the Master Production Schedule (MPS) through appropriate material configuration
    • You work with material planning departments corresponding with all participants, you analyze, maintain, and execute material requirement plans continuously monitoring and verifying material pipelines to meet or exceed the requirements
    • You analyze data, proactively eliminating material liabilities by proposing sourcing solutions.
    • You develop legal supply agreements and contracts, execute, and maximize negotiated terms with suppliers to reduce material liabilities, you provide inputs to drive and execute commodity and pricing strategy.
    • You are responsible for setting up and developing a controlling system for better handling savings targets, budgets, and negotiations, you address and resolve recurring or critical issues.
    • You monitor and continuously improve supplier’s delivery quality performance and provide feedback on their performance, service, and strategies.

    Who you are

    • You have a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain/Operations Management, or an equivalent education.
    • You have 5+ years of experience of purchasing in a manufacturing environment or the supplier industry.
    • You have in-depth knowledge of direct material procurement in the manufacturing industry. Automotive and/or electronics procurement experience highly preferrable.
    • You have strong experience with supply chain management, and the entire purchasing process
    • You have an excellent knowledge of the automotive industry and related systems and processes
    • You are characterized by a precise, independent, and structured way of working as well as a quick perception.
    • You are an experienced negotiator with focus on pricing and contracts, ideally with international experience, and you are proficient in MS Office applications.
    • You are willing to travel.
    • You are authorized to work in the US.

    Good to know

    • We offer a competitive salary with bonus potential
    • You can get healthcare, life insurance, dental & vision, 401(k) matching
    • You have Career opportunity in a fast-growing Company and work in small, efficient project teams