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Supply Chain Sourcing Specialist

Grand Rapids, MI 49525 | Fully Remote

Posted: 05/25/2023 Job Type: Contract Industry: Other (HR, Admin, Mkt, Sales) Job Number: 22633 Pay Rate: $ 60.00 - $ 65.00

Job Description

Our client is a nationally recognized not-for-profit health system, offering a full continuum of health services through their health plan, medical group, and hospital group. 
Our client is looking for a Supply Chain Sourcing Specialist.
100% Remote

  • Acts as the key contact and subject matter expert for all strategic supplier management activities. Identifies, develops, and manages a preferred supply base that aligns with our client's strategies and goals. Provides supply chain vision, decision-making, and execution support to assigned service lines, products, or support areas. Develops strong supplier relationships, ensuring effective internal and external communications and timely resolution of open items.
  • Develop and manage sourcing strategies and projects designed to meet objectives. Develops relationships with internal customers and support areas to achieve enterprise objectives, influences key stakeholders, and jointly develops strategic sourcing strategies.
  • Deliver positive financial results by managing total costs through developing plans that generate long-term cost benefits.
  • Develop statements of work (SOWs), and is responsible for the final versions of requests for information (RFI), requests for quotations (RFQ), and requests for proposal (RFP), as well as managing the contract development and negotiation process for assigned products/commodities.
  • For strategic contracts, manages contract review meetings to ensure delivery against objectives and contract budgets; develops regular reports on contract milestones and performance; and informs internal customers, suppliers, and management of activities and progress, through both verbal and written communications.
  • Actively participate in or lead the continuous improvement of related business processes. Oversight of supplier issues with pricing, quality, service, or system connectivity leading to prompt resolution of issues.
  • Administers commercial and financial arrangements with suppliers to include billing, invoicing, and performance/penalty adjustments, where appropriate.
  • Creates a customer-focused, service-based approach to working with stakeholders and suppliers, which emphasizes the creation and cultivation of cross-organizational relationships.  Accountable as a role model for customer service excellence.
  • Develop supplier risk mitigation plans to ensure business continuity and security.

Job Requirements

  • Required: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent Supply Management, Business, Finance, or related field required
  • Preferred: Master's Degree
  • 2 years of relevant experience in Supply Management experience with a focus on strategic sourcing and supplier development. Required
  • 2 years of relevant experience Knowledge and application of supplier contract strategy, negotiations, contractual terms, and contract administration. Required
  • 2 years of relevant experience Knowledge of supplier processes and supply chain risk factors including experience in assessing and mitigating risk in the supply base. Required
  • 2 years of relevant experience Knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies & cost reduction methodologies. Required
  • 2 years of relevant experience operating in a highly regulated industry. Medical Device industry sourcing and supplier management. Required
  • CRT-Professional in Supply Management, Certified (CPSM) - preferred
  • CRT-Supply Chain Professional, Certified (CSCP) - preferred
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