General Statement of Duties & Organizational Responsibilities
Acts as strategic sourcing leader to drive organizational compliance within the Purchasing policies and procedures. Collaborates with business partners. Reviews and makes improvements to processes for purchase orders, vendor selection and systems. Manage and establish relationships with key suppliers. Develops and maintains strategic sourcing strategies for future initiatives. Works under the general direction of the Chief Procurement Officer. Supervises Strategic Sourcing Lead, Senior Sourcing Specialist and Sourcing Specialists.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, logistics, business administration or related field. Equivalent combination of work experience and education (see below). Five years of experience in public or private purchasing. Work experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and inventory control system. Five years of previous supervisory experience. Good knowledge of materials control, local sources of supply, marketing practices and pricing methods, as well as experience in M.R.O. purchasing. Effective communication skills with all levels of management, key personnel and suppliers. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and vendors. Good knowledge of purchasing laws, rules and regulations.
Equivalency equals two years of directly related professional experience for every year of education not completed. The stated experience requirement is in addition to any experience used to meet the education equivalency. For this position, in addition to the required five years or more of work experience in a role with public or private purchasing operations related responsibilities, equivalency would be an Associate’s Degree plus four years of directly related professional experience or nine years of directly related experience without a degree.
Master’s degree in business or related field. Accreditation as a Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), or Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO).
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