Requirement Detail

Job Title Strategic Sourcing Specialist
Job Code 206936
Contact Phone # ___-___-____ - Ext
Date Posted 04/19/2024
Number Of Positions Available 1
Client Id 20005
Location Tempe, AZ USA
Pay Rate $0.00/Hour
Job Description
As a Strategic Sourcing Specialist II here, you will play a crucial role in driving strategic sourcing initiatives and optimizing procurement processes. You will be responsible for identifying cost-saving opportunities, managing supplier relationships, and ensuring the timely delivery of goods and services. Your expertise in strategic sourcing and supplier management will contribute to the overall success of our procurement function.

You will report directly to our Sr Director, Strategic Sourcing and you'll work out of either our Tempe or Phoenix AZ location on a hybrid work schedule.

In this role, you will impact the efficiency and effectiveness of our procurement operations, driving cost savings and ensuring the availability of high-quality goods and services.

• Identify and implement strategic sourcing initiatives to optimize procurement processes and drive cost savings.
• Conduct market research and supplier evaluations to identify potential suppliers and negotiate favorable terms and conditions.
• Manage supplier relationships, including contract negotiations, performance evaluations, and issue resolution.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the timely delivery of goods and services, meeting quality and cost requirements.
• Develop and implement procurement strategies to mitigate risks and ensure continuity of supply.
• Monitor market trends and industry developments to identify opportunities for process improvements and cost savings.

• 3+ years of experience in strategic sourcing or procurement.

• Bachelor's Degree in business, procurement, supply chain, finance, or technical discipline.
• Strong data analytics usage (MS Excel, Tableau, PowerBI, etc…) and problem-solving skills.
• Proficiency in supplier management and contract negotiations.
• Experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment, specifically Aerospace.
• Knowledge of procurement best practices and industry trends.
• Certification in procurement or supply chain management.
• Roles and responsibility break down:

Commodity Specialist Responsibilities:
Commodity management and negotiation
NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement) draft/signature/upload to systems
Draft Unilateral Letters, Novation’s, Assignments, Assumptions w/ Law & Contracts
Review Amendments prior to Signature to ensure fidelity

Create, Complete and submit Compliance Packages:
Compliance Pkg - ETRs (Extended Terms Request)
Compliance Pkg - Pull FAIRS
Compliance Pkg - Pull supplier scorecards
Compliance Pkg - SAP updates, including Min Order Qty, Price validation, Contract Validation & VMI validation
Compliance Pkg - Complete FRPJ (Fair and Reasonable Price Justification)

RFQ Package - Pull/Send drawings
Vendor Master Changes and Adds
Material Master Changes
Pull and validate part demand and historical receipts
Uploading Documents to our contract management tools
Initiate SCE (Should Cost) requests
Pull Platform details in designated systems
PO/Supplier Portal Issue resolution and submit corrections to our contract management tool
Support, run and analyze CID and BAA content analysis

• Experience in Sourcing and Procurement
• Project Management and/or Contract Management Experience
• Professional Certifications in Project/Supply Chain/ Procurement/Contract Management
• Business Mindset and a passion for learning
• Demonstrated Business and financial acumen
• Experience with SAP or site relevant ERP systems, E Sourcing Platforms, Request for Quotation Tools, Project Management Tools and Microsoft Suite of products
• Experience with Six Sigma and Lean Tools
• Bachelor’s Degree