Sourcing Specialist

Deer Park, TX 77536

Posted: 03/14/2023 Industry: Supply / Material Job Number: 12946 Pay Rate: 31.00-31.00

Job Description

We are looking for a Sourcing Specialist to be in Deer Park, TX for a 1-year contract. The Specialist will be primarily working with the Procurement Team to identify urgent and critical customer orders, identify associated purchase orders to suppliers, and drive overall performance improvement from major suppliers. If you have strong knowledge of Excel and SAP with excellent interpersonal and/or negotiation skills, APPLY NOW!

  • Contract Duration: 1 year, possible extension
  • Location: Deer Park, TX 77536
  • Hybrid Schedule: 3 days at office, 2 days remote
  • Work days & hours: Monday through Friday, 8 am 5 pm
  • Pay Rate: $31.50/Hourly on W2

Role Summary/Purpose

The Sourcing Specialist will be primarily working with the Procurement team to identify urgent / critical customer orders, identify associated purchase orders to suppliers, and drive overall performance improvement from major suppliers. The individual in this role also demonstrates accountability for functional and business objectives. Other major responsibilities include achieve higher standards of On-Time delivery from suppliers, review supplier capacity, and manage purchase order data accuracy for the Aftermarket Center of the Valves business. The Individual will establish clear communication with suppliers and drive actions for timely fulfillment of supplier Purchase Orders (POs) aligned to customer requirements / Need-By date.

Job Profile Summary

Under direct supervision, the Sourcing Specialist provides support to Procurement staff. Inputs and verifies correctness of purchase order data. Prepares and maintains routine data files and reports in compliance with established policies. Assists with special projects as assigned. Conducts all business activities in accordance with the company s Health, Safety and Environmental policies, Legal Compliance requirements and Core Values.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Monitor & action aging Purchase Requisitions (PRs), create Purchase Orders (POs), update PO Promise Dates from suppliers, and manage PO schedule changes / react to ERP exception messages in a timely manner.
  • Achieve best cost for material with outstanding quality and within customer Need-By date
  • Support Procurement / Fulfillment KPIs; On-time Delivery (OTD), Supplier Promise Date / PO Promise Date accuracy.
  • Hold daily / weekly rhythm with strategic suppliers for overall supplier performance & ensure best price & lead times are offered by suppliers.
  • Partner with engineering & coordinate with suppliers on design change implementation.
  • Develop knowledge of supplier manufacturing processes, material and commodity pricing and excellent focus on quality.
  • Partner with Global Commodity Leaders (GCLs) & Site Commodity Leaders to implement cost out strategies and supplier workload management to support Aftermarket needs.
  • Be a first line of contact & establish strategic relationship with suppliers.

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.

Desired Characteristics:
  • High-energy, self-motivated, willing to take on responsibilities across functions & team boundaries, and drive assigned tasks to closure.
  • Willingness to pressure Suppliers and develop recovery plans, set production priorities and detail analysis on product work cycle.
  • Influence/communication and negotiations skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor s degree in Engineering or Supply Chain related fields.
  • Strong business & financial acumen; understanding of business operations & O&G industry.
  • Program / Project management skills with horizontal teams.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills; supervisory role experience.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, strong PC and database management skills.
  • Ability to work well under tight deadlines and frequently changing priorities.

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