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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Procurement / Purchasing

Tallmadge, US

Apply by:  16-04-2019

Sourcing Specialist

Purpose of the position

Manage supplier negotioations, maintain and develope new supplier data and support the sourcing and commercial teams.


Main tasks and responsibilities

•    Identify cost savings opportunities and drive execution of assigned sourcing projects from cradle to grave within established timeline and with smooth transition
•    Develop new global 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
•    Identify, develop, and implement process improvements in sourcing, supply management, and related areas
•    Implement LSS principles throughout supply chain

We expect from you

•    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

We offer you

Further information

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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