• Strategic Sourcing Specialist

    Job Locations US-IL-Rock Island
    Job ID
    2018-1749
    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 sourcing products, onboarding and managing suppliers, providing quotes to sales team, purchasing and client services.  This role is also responsible for all item setup and maintenance of item specifications. 

    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
    • Finding and supporting opportunities for improved performance, cost-savings and efficiency
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong negotiation skills
    • Advanced 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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