Purchasing Sourcing Specialist

Fargo, North Dakota
Job Type
US$ 45,000 - US$ 60,000 per year, $45k - 60k per year + none
Ref. Number
Michael Smith, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing has a Direct Hire opportunity for a Purchasing Sourcing Specialist. The Purchasing Sourcing Specialist will implement sourcing plans and tactics to maximize supplier performance, qualify and continually assess suppliers, identify cost savings using existing suppliers and new suppliers, and manage outsourced suppliers.

Qualified applicants should have a Business degree with a minimum of 2 year's purchasing experience. Certification in Supply Management preferred.

$45-60k/year DOE

- Implement plans to assure orders meet specified quality and delivery times and to minimize the total cost of purchases
- Assists with establishing supplier base in conformance with guidance from production, sales and management
- Assess and qualify current and potential suppliers
- Negotiates with suppliers to meet quality, delivery and cost objectives
- Executes contract negotiation and development in coordination with Director of Operations Support and Purchasing Manager
- Identifies opportunities by evaluating spends and implement actions to achieve cost savings
- Research new raw material supplier and subcontractor options
- Manage all tank product line work done at outsourced suppliers
- Manage relationship with new and existing suppliers for
- Track current price and lead time of steel and other materials/services.
- Prompt and dependable attendance
- Adaptability to change in the workplace and complete assigned tasks under stressful situations
- Ability to multitask in fast paced environment

Working hours: TBD

--Associate's degree in Business or related field or equivalent work experience
--Minimum of 2 years purchasing experience
--Certified in Supply Management preferred
--Excellent communication skills
--Familiarity with various computer software programs
--Ability to multi-task
--Organizational skills a must
--Familiarity with steel items

To be considered, please apply online at www.spherion.com/fargo
If you have any questions please contact Michael Smith at 701-412-2914

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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