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Sourcing Manager job description

Job description

We’re looking for an experienced Sourcing Manager. You will be in full charge of managing our company’s sourcing activities.

  • Manage various aspects of high volume sourcing projects within the manufacturing plant.
  • Re-negotiating vendor contracts to favor the company.
  • Provide management support for facilities.
  • Participate on global teams to provide procedural consistency and exchange best practices.
  • Develop strong, functional relationships with key suppliers.
  • Perform annual analyses to evaluate overall cost savings after implementation of new strategies.
  • Write complex documents such as Letters of Authorization (LOA) and Statements of Work (SOW).
  • Follow industry professionals and organizations to maintain an awareness of best practices.
  • Ensure that all practices are consistent with industry guidelines and regulations.

Job benefits:

  • [X] salary
  • [X] vacation days
  • Sick, personal, and parental leave
  • Child and elder care
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Professional development

Job requirements

  • [X] year(s) experience as a Sourcing Manager or similar roles.
  • Strong record of the ability to handle large contracts in manufacturing.
  • Proficiency in applicable sourcing and vendor management software.
  • Excellent negotiation and networking skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in [X] language.
  • APICS or other related certification in Production and Inventory Management.
  • [X] degree in Business Administration, Logistics, or relevant fields.