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Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Company: Limitless Talent Solutions
Location: Livermore
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:

Join an extraordinary organization that supports critical US Infrastructure, where your contributions make a difference every day.

Our Sourcing Specialists are responsible for participating in the New Product Introduction process including planning, negotiating, and purchasing components in support of NPI for our manufacturing facility in Livermore, California

We are seeking a driven and detail-oriented Supply Chain professional with a proven track record in: Identifying reliable suppliers across a broad array of commodities

Creating and administering RFP's

Identifying and implementing Cost Savings opportunities

Establishing and managing Supply Agreements

The ideal candidate will drive procurement decisions that: Result in high levels of supplier performance

Are based on cost and scenario analysis, as well as market trends

Develop and progress strategic partnerships with suppliers

Actively minimize risk

Through individual contributions and cross functional influencing, the Sourcing Specialists ensure our supply base for all NPI projects are positioned to provide cost effective, quality components and services that will support OEM Production.


Identify, evaluate, and integrate new suppliers and technologies

Prepare RFP's, review quotes, and evaluate proposals

Plan, negotiate and place purchase orders in support of NPI projects

Negotiate contracts, including rebates, costs, terms of supply, service, and quality

Attend project meetings, be the voice of Supply Chain and keep the Supply Chain team updated on project developments

Collaborate with current product procurement to identify and pursue new supplier opportunities

Work closely with multiple departments, including Engineering, Production, Sales and Product Planning to optimize the company's Supply Chain.

Advance supplier relationships and be the point of contact for NPI issues

Ensure the continuous improvement of quality, service, and total cost in support of business needs

Performs other duties as required


BA/BS or equivalent work experience

Minimum of 8 years of experience in a purchasing or supply chain role

Strong problem-solving skills, organization skills, and attention to detail

Strong Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Ability to create, analyze and make decisions based off large amounts of data

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Previous experience in a Manufacturing Environment

Assignments are complex and broad in scope requiring outstanding creativity, superior initiative, judgment, and leadership

Knowledge of lean principles preferred

Proficient in use of Syteline MRP system preferred


Start time is 6:00am

Occasional overtime is required

Must have ability to occasionally lift up to 30lbs and work in a standing, sitting, or walking position for prolonged periods of time

Working environment includes office settings, manufacturing floor, and warehouse

Keywords: Limitless Talent Solutions, Livermore , Strategic Sourcing Specialist, Other , Livermore, California

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