Sr. Strategic Sourcing Agent

  • 51775
  • 10 Feb 2020
  • Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Manufacturing
  • $80,000 - $110,000
  • Jonathan Balun

Job Description

Sr. Strategic Sourcing Agent

Seeking a senior level, experienced buyer with knowledge of mechanical and electrical components. Basic knowledge of electronics parts and Circuit Card Assemblies (CCAs) is beneficial.

 

  • Strategic Thinking, Planning, and Action to negotiate prices and terms with suppliers
  • Identify suppliers with respect to risk, cost, quality, and delivery competitiveness for assigned responsibilities.
  • Plans and manages materials to meet customer requirements and best support the company’s goals.
  • Audits suppliers’ facilities to evaluate them as sources and responsible for the resolution of production, design, quality, and/or delivery problems. Requires travel.
  • Communicates the status of supplier scorecard to supply base and assures corrective and preventive action from underperforming suppliers.
  • Assists Strategic Sourcing Agents with questions, issues, & gives advice/direction when needed in various tasks.
  • Interfaces with all departments and resolves problems and issues with purchased items.
  • Manage subcontracts and complex commodities (i.e. CCA, external fabrications, castings)
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Performs other related duties as required. 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

 

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Business & Supply Chain, Business Administration with five (5) years of progressively responsible purchasing and materials control experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Personal computer skills, mainframe operations as relates to procurement, related software, and knowledge of purchasing/accounting processes required.
  • Strong background and proven history of quoting & negotiation processes 

**Must be US Citizen**