Sourcing Specialist - Field Equipment & Services

Job Title Vacancy ID
Sourcing Specialist - Field Equipment & Services TR2019202
Salary/Rate Job Type
TBD Permanent
Consultant Department
N/A Engineering

Job Description

This is a permanent role based at our client’s location in Westhill.  The Sourcing Specialist is part of a team to support strategic sourcing of assigned portfolio.  Implements sourcing plans, market analysis and tactics to effectively manage the sourcing activities related to his/her assigned portfolio in order to maximise supplier performance (cost, quality, lead time) and support the business plan.

Responsibilities
• Develops, communicates, and implements medium and long term sourcing strategies with the goal of assuring quality and delivery performance while minimising total cost of ownership
• Consolidates needs (key portfolio figures, need types , internal constraints)
• Performs upstream market analysis (market characteristics, key factors, trends)
• Assesses risks and identifies mitigation plans
• Participates in the evaluation of current and prospective suppliers
• Identifies cost elements and cost drivers, and sets cost targets
• Proposes future sourcing positioning and sets objectives
• Defines the short list of preferred suppliers for every assigned category
• Provides support for the implementation of the different sourcing plans up to supplier, process and part qualifications; monitors plan implementation compliance with the sourcing strategy
• Identifies opportunities and implements actions to continually reduce wasted time, money and resources from assigned tasks
• Initiate and execute regional RFP/RFQ and RFI based on business requirements
• Prepares and manages negotiations in accordance with sourcing strategy
• Ensures negotiated agreements are properly executed and complied with
• Perform all tasks of supplier management for the assigned portfolio of suppliers as per policies and standards

Desired Qualities/Qualifications

• Bachelor or master’s degree in supply chain
• Minimum experience of 3-5 years in supply chain
• Fluent English
• Knowledge of a second major language a plus
• Interpersonal skills
• Must have good Leadership and management skills
• Must be Analytical and structured and be able to influence change
• Performance management capability
• Ability to work under pressure
• Ability to negotiate complex commercial agreements
• Integrity in business dealings
• Ability to develop supplier relationships

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