CANDIDATES

Commodity Sourcing Specialist, Metals


04-16-18


Job Id : 514


Location : Nashville, TN, Lancaster, PA or Laconia, NH


Description

Are you a sourcing leader with comprehensive experience in sourcing metals commodities?  Do you have a knack for building and maintaining key supplier relationships?  Have you established a proven track record as a strategic thinker, with an ability to thrive in a high impact environment? Do you have what it takes to successfully collaborate with internal stakeholders through transformational change?  

If you answered yes to these questions, then you may be a fit for the Commodity Sourcing Specialist, Metals role with our client, an industry leading manufacturer owned by a reputable Private Equity firm.

 

KEY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  • Create, calibrate and execute procurement strategies across all sourcing channels as directed by company leadership.
  • Ensure strong vendor relationships through regular communication, while monitoring vendor performance and compliance. 
  • Gather key metrics to mitigate risk and lower expenses while improving productivity.
  • Monitor commodity indices and analyze market trends to leverage favorable conditions and negotiate opportunistic sourcing.

 

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; MBA preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in sourcing/procurement in a manufacturing environment.
  • Deep knowledge of sourcing/procurement best practices and the metals market. 
  • Expert analytical, negotiation and communication and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player with great values and work ethics.