Procurement Specialist

Web ID: TSG6867




Compensation: $50,000 - $65,000

Education: Bachelors Degree

Benefits: Excellent


A Major Manufacturer in Salina is seeking a Strategic Sourcing Specialist to join our Purchasing team and coordinate the procurement and distribution of materials, parts, equipment, and supplies. * Procurement Specialist *

Job Description:
  • Lead sourcing projects and participate in cross-functional teams to support projects for Product Development and Project Management.
  • Understand cost drivers and develop cost models based on material content, order quantities, tooling, and other factors affecting total cost of ownership. Evaluate specific projects and rate overall supply base using TCO approach.
  • Lead cost reduction initiatives.
  • Monitor commodity costs and other factors that affect prices and assure that related cost changes, especially cost reductions are identified.
  • Lead supplier selection and negotiate supplier pricing and contracts.
  • Monitor, audit, and report performance of suppliers; provide feedback to suppliers using formal review procedures and ensure that supplier performance issues are quickly addressed. Evaluate and manage supply chain risks.
  • Develop and implement Supplier Scorecards to assess performance of suppliers – Conduct business reviews to review scorecards with suppliers, opportunities for improvements and drive the implementation of such.
  • Work with critical suppliers to ensure they have and/or develop a business continuity strategy to prevent supply interruptions.

Job Requirements:
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in commodity management and/or project management with an emphasis in supply chain management and purchasing.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Supply Chain Management or Engineering.
  • Strong negotiation skills with a collaborative approach.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and collaborative problem-solving skills across functional groups.
  • Professional certification, such as APICS, or working toward obtaining professional certification is desired, but not required.

To Apply: Complete the form below and upload your most current resume. You may also include a cover letter or an additional document.