Strategic Sourcing Specialist

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

Do you want to work for one of the largest “Utility” company in Massachusetts? They are currently looking for an “Strategic Sourcing Specialist” to support their facility in Waltham, MA.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Job Purpose:

The Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist is responsible for supporting sourcing activities within US Procurement. Experience should include Category management, Supplier relationship management, Commercial negotiations, Procurement process management and improvement, systems and analytics, market supplier development and a clear, working knowledge of current industry trends.

Knowledge & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A or B.S) required; in supply chain, finance or business management preferred. C.P.M or equivalent certifications preferred. MBA, MS preferred.
  • Preferred five years’ experience in strategic sourcing, contract negotiations and vendor management. Strong working knowledge of SAP, Ariba & P2P systems required.
  • An equivalent combination of education and extensive subject matter expertise along with procurement process experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education requirements listed above.
  • The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, specifically in communications across a multi-national organization. Additionally, the candidate should be proficient in planning, collaboration, and analysis.