Will lead efforts in streamlining VACCO’s supplier base and develop partnerships with top tier suppliers. The Strategic Sourcing Specialist will spearhead efforts to identify new sources of supply, new technological advances and consolidation of items supplied by multiple suppliers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with internal and external stakeholders to implement effective procurement strategies for VACCO.
Identifies new sources of supply and lead the make vs buy decision making.
Works closely with supplier quality department to fully vet potential new sources for compliance and quality issues.
Negotiates initial terms with suppliers, work with buyers to identify challenges with current supply source.
Create Work Orders, packages and requisitions for purchasing, expediting and daily coordination.
Track material status and provide ECD’s for components.
Strategy development, problem solving, negotiation skills, strong interpersonal skills. Advanced Excel skills. MS Project experience a plus.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
A BA degree in Business Administration or Operations with a Supply Chain emphasis. A Minimum of 5 years of strategic procurement experience. Experience in Government Procurement requirements in an Aerospace manufacturing environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience. APICS certification preferred. Verification of US Citizen Status Required.
VACCO INDUSTRIES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER