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  • Job Title
  • Sourcing Specialist
  • Location
  • Cypress
  • Job Number
  • 117641
  • State
  • California
  • Job Class
  • Contract/Temp
  • Category
  • Marketing/Customer Service
Job Description
Sourcing Specialist

Pay: $30 to $40 P/hr
1 Month Assignment

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

Develop RFI and RFP events, analyze and summarize RFP response data with a TCO focus.
Benchmark relevant market data to ensure continuous process improvement and validation and management of pricing and cost model changes.
Work with the Sourcing Director and Indirect Sourcing Manager to create and implement full end-to-end category procurement strategies across a range of indirect categories.
Frequent negotiation of contracts utilizing total lowest cost as the primary objective.
Build effective working relationships with internal stakeholders and participate in and/or lead cross functional teams to drive project initiatives, improve current processes and solve problems.
Supplier Relationship Management activities to include ongoing contract and purchase order management, establishment and tracking of supplier KPI’s and collaborative issue resolution.
Mitigating risk to the company by ensuring preferential contract terms are in place and that a high percentage of indirect spend is under contract.
Determine best purchase method for existing & future MRO items (Min/Max, Blanket PO’s, etc.) Review past MRO purchase history, and forecast future usage to determine appropriate inventory stocking levels.
Prepare spend reports and cost/bid analyses; analyze spend information to identify potential cost savings opportunities.
Drive and monitor compliance in Indirect spend activity in assigned category areas.
Participate in sourcing and category management discussions, provide category expertise, and ensure ongoing linkages with the business. Contributes to frequent team meetings, and provides regular communication to outline risks and opportunities for respective categories.

Required Qualifications:
Placing Purchase Orders
MS Excel (Advance)

Bachelor's degree required.
2+ years Procurement / Supply Management / Supply Chain Experience.
1+ years Strategic Sourcing, Negotiating and Contracting Expertise.
Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree preferred.
CPM, CPSM, APICS or other professional certifications preferred.

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