Responsible for identifying, developing and implementing low cost sources for all identified commodities.
Also responsible for evaluating and identifying key components to be targeted for cost reduction and / or sourcing strategies.
Performs sourcing and procurement activities in compliance with all applicable regulations.
Performs spend analysis, category and customer segmentation, advanced sourcing and supply chain analytics.
Organizes, files and maintains proper documentation of procurement and business related matters.
Follows up or requests for competitive bids.
Assists in contract negotiations and contract implementation.
Collects and tracks dollars spent and compliance to cost savings initiatives. Tracks and provides benchmark(industry, cost, best practice) information for assigned categories.
Participates as part of a team of sourcing professionals which implements effective delivery of strategic sourcing services in their spend category.
Monitors, maintains and support departmental metrics and controls. Maintains close communication with key suppliers.
Places and / or participates in the process of placing purchase orders to suppliers. Implements cost saving initiatives and continuous improvement projects.
Monitors, maintains and supports departmental metrics and controls. Researches and implements tools, processes, or infrastructures to achieve best practices and lowest cost sources of assigned commodity.