Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Category:
Engineering, Operations
Industry:
Electrical
Type:
Contract
Location:
Waltham, Massachusetts
Job ID:
#160890
Recruiter:
Rosemary James

We are looking for a Strategic Sourcing Specialist on behalf of one of Massachusetts’s largest utility companies.  This is a long term contract with the possibility of becoming full time and based out of their Waltham facility

The Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist is responsible for supporting sourcing activities within US Procurement.

Duties Include

  • Work with Category Management team to establish clear business needs & develop strategies
  • Execute sourcing activities (RFX/E-sourcing)
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Contract & terms negation
  • Identify the appropriate supplier performance measurements (KPIs)
  • Expectation is to typically improve process efficiency by 5-10% over a 6-12 month period
  • Keeping up to date on industry trends

Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A or B.S) required; in supply chain, finance or business preferred
  • C.P.M or equivalent certifications preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience in strategic sourcing, contract negotiations and category management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SAP, Ariba, P2P systems or equivalent
  • strong interpersonal skills, specifically in communications across a multi-national organization

 

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