Strategic Sourcing Specialist

  • location: Bolton, CT
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $55,000 - $65,000 per year
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Strategic Sourcing Specialist

- Utilizing strategic sourcing process, identify market and supplier opportunities to shorten component supply chains.

- Identify cost reduction opportunities. Evaluate feasibility of supplier/material alternatives toward cost reduction goals.

- Support and participate with geographic associates to build network participation and expertise.

- Help analyze industry trends and evolving technology to proactively identify supply base issues to minimize risk, protect continuity to supply, and exploit emerging opportunities that benefit The Organization

- Review and approve a comprehensive list of suppliers for bid processes developed by analyzing the industry to understand trends and competitive positioning in order to ensure system activation of the best possible supply base.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Working knowledge of JIT programs including consignment, VMI, Kanban

- Demonstrated knowledge of total cost of ownership

- Ability to read CAD drawings

- Help renegotiate, renew and discontinue supplier contracts. Identify ways to reduce costs.

- Help foster relationships with suppliers and new possible suppliers

- Travel as required.

- Perform all other duties as assigned.



Associates Degree or higher in a Technical field such as Engineering, Manufacturing, Electronics or Construction with a minimum 2+ years related experience.

Apply and interview in-person or by video today! We are ready to help you go to work in just a couple of weeks! Call 860.677.5757, email

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