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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Sourcing

Streetsboro, OH, US

Site Procurement Specialist

Join Hiab's journey - to inspire and shape the future of intelligent load handling


The Site Procurement Specialist will be a main driver for identifying cost savings opportunities, leading and executing on sourcing projects, developing new global suppliers, managing supplier scorecard process and overseeing all day-to-day sourcing initiatives.


  • Identify cost savings opportunities and drive execution of assigned sourcing projects from cradle to grave within established timeline and with smooth transition
  • Develop new suppliers to meet strategic business objectives and manage new supplier approval and PPAP process
  • Monitor and manage supplier on-time delivery and quality performance to assure supplier capability to meet production requirements
  • Collaborate with planning and production to take resolve shortage issues and develop recovery plans both internally and with suppliers
  • Aggressively drive supplier improvement actions in quality, capacity, capability, and cost
  • Manage day-to-day sourcing processes including, but not limited to, indirect purchase requisition management, PPV analysis, and supplier master data maintenance
  • Manage supplier JIT, blanket, or other stocking contracts and review on a regular basis to ensure they are up-to-date and satisfy business requirements
  • Optimize inbound logistics, including international freight, in conjunction with material management
  • Identify, develop, and implement process improvements in sourcing, supply management, and related areas
  • Implement LSS principles throughout supply chain

What you’ll need to succeed:


  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, engineering, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in similar functions with at least 3 years in sourcing
  • Experience working in steel fabrication and/or hydraulics is required
  • Experience working with global suppliers is required
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • CPSM or other professional supply management or purchasing certificate is preferred
  • Certificate in Lean Six Sigma is preferred

You will be part of:


We offer you a position in a global organisation where you are challenged with interesting and diverse tasks. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally.

Hiab is part of Cargotec


Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling. 


Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes. MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL and WALTCO brands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers. www.hiab.com


Hiab is part of Cargotec Corporation. Cargotec's sales in 2018 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland