Sourcing Specialist, Resale
Location: Atlanta Currently only want local candidates
Job Type: Full Time
Function: Operation Excellence
Company is a global chemicals company that provides expertise and tailored combinations of chemicals to improve our customers’ water, energy and raw material efficiency. We help customers create more value by applying our expertise where water meets chemistry. Company aims to promote sustainable economic, environmental and social development in all of our activities.
We are looking for a Sourcing Specialist, Resale. This role is responsible of supporting the develpment and optimization of sourcing strategies that minimizes the total cost of ownership & commercial risk for Resale and Externally Contract Manufactured goods. The Sourcing Specialist is also responsible for contract negotiations, supplier performance management and will work cross-functionally with other groups within company regionally and globally for driving down variable cost and assure cost competitive sustainable supply to our plants and customers.
Your responsibilities will include:
Develop sourcing plans through cross-functional collaboration within assigned categories. Execute plans through direct negotiations and request for quote/Proposal/Information processes with suppliers
Coordinate regional sourcing strategies for raw materials and resale goods where applicable
Manage the execution of effective negotiations and contract development that lead to a competitive advantage in the markets company serves
Manage supplier management activities and develop suppliers through the use of supplier performance scorecards
Manage the development, implementation and tracking of cost saving ideas in order to achieve the Sourcing KPI’s
Manage supply and price risk for responsible sourcing area and reduce single sourced supply
Coordinate timely and accurate forecasts, budgets and other reports as requested by management
Provide accurate and detailed market intelligence of key raw material price and availability trends
Execute special projects as assigned by direct line manager
Maintain prices and other commercial terms in the MDC File/SAP
Desired skills and experience:
Four year Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Chemistry, Engineering or other science related field
Minimum 3 years’ experience in Sourcing, Commercial or Technical areas
Strong analytical skills; ability to understand and define the most critical issues and develop methodologies for collecting and analyzing relevant data
Proven track record in delivering year to year cost savings
Strong negotiating skills
Strong process and project management experience
Proven ability to drive change throughout organization
Ability to get buy in and commitment from internal/external stakeholders
Ability to develop and execute strategic sourcing strategies
Raw material/supply base knowledge/insights
Ability to develop actionable recommendations and implementation plans
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