Sr. Sourcing Analyst
Michigan, Kalamazoo-Battle Creek
Our client, a Global Leader in the Medical Device Industry has an immediate opening for a Sr. Sourcing Analyst for a 12 month + Contract. Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference every day! You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed and detail oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.
Position Description (Principle Duties and Responsibilities)
Provide input and analysis into the new product development sourcing activities of assigned commodities and suppliers. Obtains the best quality, service, and value for products and services through effective bidding, negotiation, and supplier management. The Sourcing Lead will support the implementation of specific projects related to cost reduction initiatives, new product development, supply base and sourcing optimization and rationalization, quality improvement, risk assessment, and contract negotiation.
Support implementation of strategies and goals for assigned commodities in support of overall divisional business objectives.
Support implementation of processes to build a best in class strategic sourcing organization.
Support commodity teams in creation and implementation of strategic commodity plans and consolidation strategy.
Supports sourcing analysis and selection process and performs cost analyses and make versus buy analyses as required.
Supports contract negotiation and development of contract strategy.
Develop strong partnership relationships with key suppliers as well as other disciplines within the businesses.
Support identification of supply base risk and implementation of mitigation plans.
Obtain and communicate market condition information and technology trends related to commodities and suppliers. Support related cost controls and business strategy plans.
Supports establishment and achievement of cost standards for annual operating budgets.
Supports development of scorecards and business reviews for key suppliers.
Bachelor' s Degree in Supply Management, Business, Finance, Engineering or related field.
3+ years in Supply Management or related field with focus on strategic sourcing, procurement, and supplier development.
Knowledge and experience in contractual negotiations and administration.
Assessing and mitigating risk in the supply base.
Experience in a highly regulated industry.
Experience with negotiation and contract review and development
Professional certifications preferred
Project Management experience