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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Sourcing

Streetsboro, OH, US

Site Procurement Specialist

As pioneers and global leader, Hiab is ambitious to write forward our success story, inspiring and shaping our industry. The world in which we operate with our class-leading products, intelligent services and innovative digital solutions is constantly changing.


Together, we keep everyday life moving to build a better tomorrow.


Join Hiab's journey - Together, we keep everyday life moving to build a better tomorrow

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

Main tasks and responsibilities

•    Drive execution of assigned sourcing projects from cradle to grave within established timeline and with smooth transition
•    Work closely with category sourcing managers and operations to onboard new suppliers and manage supplier transitions to meet strategic business objectives
•    Monitor and manage supplier on-time delivery and quality performance to assure supplier capability to meet production requirements
•    Collaborate with planning and production to resolve shortage issues when escalated, investigate root causes, and develop recovery plans both internally and with suppliers, involving category sourcing rep as required or needed
•    Work closely with planning to ensure optimal setup of ordering parameters in the system to reflect the changing supply vs demand dynamics
•    Engage and drive all stakeholders to improve communication between Hiab and suppliers to meet both current and future business goals
•    Aggressively drive supplier improvement actions in quality, capacity, capability, and cost, and engage/manage all stakeholders as needed
•    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, logistics team, suppliers and 3rd party logistics providers.
•    Identify, develop, and implement process improvements in sourcing, supply management, and related areas
•    Implement LSS principles throughout supply chain
•    Work on other tasks or projects as assigned to meet the business and department goals.

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

Hiab offers a variety of different career possibilities for different backgrounds and ambitions, so whatever your passion is, we may just have the job for you!  We want to bring in new expertise and fresh ideas, while providing our existing employees with new and interesting career opportunities. Your talent, experience and passion may just be what we seek or need to shape the future of Hiab and our industry.
Comprehensive benefit package including health, vision, dental, voluntary life/disability insurance upon first date of employment.
•    As low as $0 premium!
•    401k program with company match
•    Personal time off and company-paid holidays
•    You may also be provided with a company cell phone, laptop and credit card, all to be used for the purpose of conducting company business
•    Opportunities for career growth and competitive salary commensurate with experience
•    Company mentoring program
•    Tuition reimbursement for job-related continued education.

Interested to join?

Please submit your resume/CV today for consideration!


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 fabrands. 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.


Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.