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Sourcing Specialist

Industry

Industrial Manufacturing

Company Location

Dallas, TX

Work Location

Hybrid

About Our Client:

Build Your Career. Build America’s Future.


Our Client is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete.


Key Responsibilities:

·       Procurement Process. Receive requests for goods or services, obtains necessary approvals, creates PO’s and received goods/services, processing invoice for payment.

·       Strategic Sourcing: Assist in sourcing products/services where there is no catalog/contract in place. Identify, recommend, and discuss preferred supplier options with internal operations customers; review requisitions for high value spend segments.

·       Contracting. Provide contract support to local operations in support of locally lead efforts. Review proposals and credit applications for adverse terms and conditions.

·       Cost Analysis. Monitor performance based on key metrics, making improvements and suggestions associated with strategic initiatives for supply chain excellence.

·       Strategic Procurement. Implements and supports strategic sourcing projects to save total cost of ownership on products and services by conducting RFP’s and negotiating with suppliers. Executes tactical buying process for 3-bids and spot buys for assigned areas. Owns requisition process for spot buys supplier base.

·       Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

·       Experience. Minimum 5 years in a similar role or with equivalent experience as a buyer is preferred.

·       Knowledge of Best Practices. Knowledge of procurement sourcing, raw materials/finished goods/services buying, accounting, contract negotiations, logistics, and finance. Experience in purchasing for capital projects is a plus.

·       Interpersonal Skills. Must be an excellent motivator and team builder. Must be able to form strong social relationships and be an effective communicator for internal and external audiences.

·       Selling Skills. Must possess persuasive selling skills and knowledge.

·       Pricing Knowledge. Must be familiar with pricing and marketing principles and support business planning efforts.

·       Technology Skills. Must display knowledge of and ability to use computer applications and the most up-to-date technology to understand, measure, and capitalize opportunities.


What You’ll Like :

·       Great Company Culture. Our people share a competitive drive for excellence, in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness and communication. 

·       Safe. Industry leader in health and safety standards. We are committed to creating a safe work environment and protecting all employees and customers.

·       Meaningful Work. What sets up apart is the work we do impacts daily lives – and every employee contributes. Our aggregates produced are used to build roads, schools, hospitals, airports, and housing throughout the United States

·       Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision programs, plus much more.

·       Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, personal floating days, and paid holidays.

·       Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with company match and contribution.

·       Training and Development. We see our development programs, and helping our employees meet their goals, as a key part of our business.


Our Client is committed to employing a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. You also have the right to be free from discrimination for medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. 




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