Global Sourcing Specialist Lake Mary, FL Posted: 7/28/2022
Alphanumeric is hiring a Global Sourcing Specialist to work out of Lake Mary, FL with a leading power company.
Coordinate, direct activities and individuals involved with procuring goods and services such as raw
materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, advertising and other materials.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Understand, establish and issue Request for Proposal (RFP) for Balance of Plant (BOP) procurements;
Establish, evaluate, and select suppliers to develop a qualified supplier base;
Base technical knowledge of gas turbine and steam turbine auxiliary commodities.
Support major procurement activities including procurement of capital equipment and new projects;
Problem solving of BOP and procurement issues as they arise;
Maintain procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories;
Review and evaluate monthly global sourcing data to make decisions that support company direction and growth;
Review bid proposals and negotiate contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority;
Manage contracts to verify vendor compliance to contract requirements;
Maintain informational exchanges and communications with all groups and organizations
contributing to the fulfillment of material demands
The ability to effectively handle orders with scope and/or contractual requirements of advanced complexity and advanced commercial and/or financial risk.
Must have the ability to effectively handle multiple quotes and orders simultaneously and prioritize work based on schedule demands
Provide a central point of coordination for the activities in this process
Advanced level position requiring knowledge of the organization's business practices and issues while handling requests and providing customer service, guidance, and advanced support for products and/or programs
Ability to demonstrate the capability to perform work assignments on a wide variety of tasks with limited supervision
Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action;
Performance review of suppliers for quality, delivery and reliability;
Establish long-term agreements with suppliers;
Provide support to upper management in effort to meet corporate goals, objectives and projects;
Perform other such duties as may be required.
Must have Domestic and International Buying/Purchasing experience and may have to travel domestically up to 30% of the time.
Must have handled minimum of $50M USD a year in contracts.
Must be able to review and negotiate Terms and Conditions to effectively achieve Company and project targets.
Knowledge, Skills & Education:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Minimum: Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in science or engineering from a four year college or university; or at least 2-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must have buying purchasing experience in the gas, fuel, oil, energy, gas turbine, steam turbine industries to be considered.
Basic personal computer skills including electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and basic database.