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 Fuquay-Varina, NC area. This position will play a key role in integrating suppliers early in the process to optimize design and cost. No per diem available. No travel is anticipated.Responsibilities for the Specialist
Requirements for the Specialist
- Lead and/or support the negotiation of supply agreements with specific suppliers resulting in cost models, an implementation strategy and a documented agreement, ensuring the Company meets its overall goals.
- Collect cost data and prepare supplier cost/industry analyses. Utilize and develop continuous improvement in terms of performance and lowest total cost with the supply base.
- Work with engineers and suppliers on product specification, making recommendations to ensure a quality product at the lowest total cost and meeting cost targets.
- Relevant experience in a manufacturing setting.
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