American Standard

Senior Sourcing Specialist

US-TX-Grand Prairie
4 months ago
Job ID
2017-1657
# of Openings
1
Category
Supply Chain

Overview

The Senior Sourcing Specialist implements sourcing plans and tactics to effectively manage the assigned portfolio and associated activities. An important aspect of this role is maximizing supplier performance and supporting the company’s business savings plans.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for negotiating deals and contracts with suppliers.
  • Negotiate pricing, quantity, and delivery schedules. Should anything change in the sourcing process, responsible for renegotiating new contracts as well.
  • Maintain relationships with their suppliers in order to ensure continual improvement in sourcing.
  • In charge of establishing a Vendor and Materials Lean Practice: consolidation of the Vendor Base as well as rationalization of part numbers both in Raw Material as well as indirect Material.
  • Responsible to develop and implement regional procurement strategy for main commodities & categories used in BLS production, FG & Repair parts.
  • Delivering cost savings for the company.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Manufacturuing experience in plastic, injection parts, resins, extrusions, or acrylics is highly preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of enterprise level experience in strategic sourcing, supply chain management and/or procurement
  • Demonstrated excellent written communications, negotiation skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • High level of commitment to customer service and teamwork
  • Working knowledge of financial systems used within large organizations

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