Group O

Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Job Locations US-IL-Rock Island
Job ID
2018-1610
Category
Strategic Sourcing
Division
Packaging

Overview

Group O is searching for a Strategic Sourcing Specialist to join our team!  The Strategic Sourcing Specialist is responsible for managing suppliers and pricing, providing sales quotes, item setup and maintenance.

Responsibilities

  • Conducting research on products and suppliers
  • Setting up and maintaining product pricing and terms
    • Negotiating with suppliers (costs, delivery schedules, quality tolerances and payment terms)
    • Setting up items in Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP)
    • Setting up suppliers in Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP)
    • Maintaining contracted supplier costs in Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP)
    • Maintaining sell prices in in Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP)
    • Creating purchase quotes
    • Creating sales quotes for new and current customers
  • Managing regulatory compliance documentation
  • Maintaining a safe, clean and orderly work area
  • Finding and supporting opportunities for improved performance, cost-savings and efficiency
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Flexibility in daily hours worked based on workloads
  • Ability to sit for an extended period of time
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Basic user abilities in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to learn and work with Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) software
  • Ability to follow work instructions and procedures
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent math skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, stressful environment
  • Strong attention to detail

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant experience

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