Specialist

  • location: Dubuque, IA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $19 - $29.17 per hour
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job description

Specialist

Contract position: A Supply Management Specialist is needed for an American corporation that manufactures agricultural, construction, and forestry machinery, diesel engines, drivetrains (axles, transmissions, gearboxes) used in heavy equipment, and lawn care equipment in the Dubuque, IA area. This position will support and may lead a commodity Strategic Sourcing team with the development and implementation of sourcing strategies for enterprise/region/division/unit. No per diem available. No travel is anticipated. 1st shift: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM. No OT.

Responsibilities for the Specialist
  • Organize and lead efforts to address chronic supplier performance issues and/or validation of suppliers during the early supplier selection process as part of Enterprise Product Delivery Process (PDP).
  • Lead and/or participate on multi-functional teams responsible for make vs. buy decisions, resourcing activities, and developing and implementing sourcing strategies.
  • Maintain an ongoing relationship with assigned suppliers to monitor and improve supplier performance; measures the performance of the supplier and defines corrective actions.
Requirements for the Specialist

  • Bachelor's degree is preferred. Must be familiar with SAP.
  • Experience managing suppliers including quoting, ordering, and processing payment discrepancies.
  • Experience working with a cross functional team to drive process improvements. Ability to facilitate a discussion with international suppliers.
Benefits

  • 401K
  • Healthcare
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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