Apr 06, 2018

Procurement Specialist

  • Franklin Paterson
  • Kansas City, MO, USA
Full time Purchasing, Pricing, Procurement

Job Description

Kansas City , MO , United States

Provide the organization with crucial market intelligence obtained through interaction with current/potential supply partners worldwide.   
Quality and US Customs within supply chain processes.
• Prepare and analyze of domestic and international materials pricing and supply trends for assigned products and/or commodities.
Develop contractual relationships with global supply partners through fiscally sound negotiations. 
• Manage supplier calendars for annual certification contract review and renewal  and periodic business reviews. Lead efforts to identify and develop new global supply partners and consolidate the current supply base.
• Manage all aspects of international and/or domestic product sourcing for specifically assigned commodities (plastics  steel  etc.) and product categories within a fast paced consumer products company. 
• Identify and develop global sourcing performance measures and goals  data collection mechanisms  and reporting systems and integrate into a global sourcing dashboard. 
• Develop logical business plans for global sourcing recommendations based on thorough knowledge of supplier capabilities capacities and costs.    
• Identify gaps in supply chain and internal organizational systems and create effective business processes between functional areas that result in improved outputs     

• Minimum 3 years of global sourcing experience in consumer products including proven overseas negotiation skills  packaging background  and total cost of acquisition analysis. 
• Ability to work in a fast paced  team environment with a high degree of flexibility and tolerance of change.   
• Prior experience utilizing JDE One World or similar ERP system is preferred. 
• Microsoft Word and Excel technical skills are a must,
Travel about 25% International travel mostly to Asia   

• EDUCATION: Bachelors degree in Operations Management Supply Chain Management  or Business Management. 

• JOB DURATION: Temp to Perm


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