Strategic Sourcing Specialist jobs in the United States

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Sr Buyer - Strategic Sourcing
  • Strategic Sourcing - Energy Transfer Family of Partnerships Careers
  • HOUSTON, TX FULL_TIME
  • Summary:

    Energy Transfer is searching for a self-motivated and self-efficient employee who will be responsible for strategically sourcing of goods, carry out in-depth spend analysis, develop strategies to achieve operational and financial efficiency, mitigate risk, and improve supplier performance.,. The Buyer solicits or sources material providers who can supply these goods, negotiates pricing and arranges for the purchase and delivery of the goods in accordance with Energy Transfer guidelines. This individual should have experience in Procurement related activities as well as respectable knowledge of pipeline, compressor station, meter station, processing plant and measurement materials as well as having strong analytical skills to analyze spend for materials and services for savings opportunities.  

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

     

    1. Develop, issue, and analyze complex RFQs, RFPs, and RFIs for multiple categories.
    2. Establish various purchasing agreements as appropriate to enhance supplier relationships and mitigate supply chain risks.
    3. Negotiate contracts and agreements. Develop strategies for goods and services based on an understanding of market knowledge, business requirements and balance leveraging with competition.
    4. Gather and analyze data related to the utilization and spend of vendors for materials and services to identify opportunities to leverage ET's buying power.
    5. Review, monitor and analyze actual spend results compared to negotiated discounts with preferred vendors.
    6. Review and analyze trends with vendors or commodities to recommend additional savings opportunities.
    7. Manage rollout and training if applicable with all of Operations and Engineering & Construction departments to encourage use of discounts negotiated.
    8. Prepare and/or assist in research and preparation of requests for information, special projects and reports requested by Operations and Engineering, and other departments and third parties.
    9. Build strong working relationships with internal customers to understand their requirements, drivers and timelines.
    10. Provides project material management services including: Evaluation of material requisitions from internal clients and sources materials from inventory, surplus or issues Purchase Orders to vendors/manufacturers as needed and according to requisition specifications, business ethics, and procurement guidelines.  
    11. Negotiates and legally binds the Corporation contractually with suppliers for materials and services, including the expediting for timely delivery, inspection, transportation, loading and unloading of critical materials for major projects.  The process includes assuring a fair and impartial bidding process, managing the costs associated with procurement of materials, warranty, acquisition and shipment of the materials, payment for goods, cancellation charges, liquidated damages, storage of goods, quality inspection and taxes associated with the process.  Assist as needed to negotiate corrective action plans for failed materials or late delivery.
    12. Provides project material price estimates as needed.  Solicits pricing from vendors/manufacturers as needed and develops commercial bid tab information for project management review.
    13. Candidate must be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with changing priorities and deadlines.  Proficient organizational, oral and written communication skills are required.   Able to interface efficiently with internal clients and suppliers.  Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

    Requirements:

    Education and/or Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements for this position are listed below:

    1. 5-8 years of buying, pricing and expediting experience within a purchasing division.
    2. Technical degree, CSM or Associate's Degree or additional equivalent experience is preferred.

    3.     Strong working knowledge of procurement and supply chain management, pipeline materials and industry specifications

    4.     Advanced working knowledge of current market conditions, pricing and sources of supply

    1. Able to handle complex and highly confidential matters in a mature, professional manner

    6.     Must be able to interface effectively with all levels of internal and external personnel

     Preferred Qualifications:

    Education and/or Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    1.     MS Word, Excel, and Outlook

    2.     Web based programs

    3.     Familiar with SAPMM

    4.     CPM or CPSM certifications beneficial

    Working Conditions:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

    1.     Usually, normal office working conditions.

    2.     Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time due to prolonged periods of sitting or standing.

    3.     Occasional overnight travel may be required.

    4.     Occasional visits to industrial/manufacturing settings which may include hazardous materials and chemicals, as well as extreme temperature conditions and loud machinery, and require appropriate personal protective equipment.

     

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Customer Support Specialist- Promotional Solutions
  • Deluxe Strategic Sourcing Inc
  • Carrollton, TX FULL_TIME
  • Req ID: 210246WDThe Customer Support Specialist is responsible for new and existing client set up and client maintenance. The Specialist is responsible for activities associated with Storefront set up...
  • 8 Days Ago

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Strategic Sourcing Specialist
  • Nationwide Technical Resources Corp
  • Woodbury, NY FULL_TIME
  • Seeking a Strategic Sourcing Specialist for a multi-state food manufacturing company.The ideal candidate has built and implemented a strategic sourcing framework and has proven experience negotiating ...
  • 4 Days Ago

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Strategic Sourcing Specialist
  • Berkley
  • West Hartford, CT OTHER
  • Company Details "Our Company provides a state of predictability which allows brokers and agents to act with confidence." Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation has grown from a small investment ma...
  • 6 Days Ago

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Strategic Sourcing Specialist
  • Qualified Staffing
  • Grand Rapids, MI FULL_TIME
  • To be a successful sourcing specialist, you should be able to work with the relevant departments to ensure that costs remain within budget. A high-performing sourcing specialist should be able to deve...
  • 7 Days Ago

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Strategic Sourcing Specialist
  • Justrite Manufacturing Co LLC
  • Deerfield, IL FULL_TIME
  • DescriptionJustriteSafety Groupis a growing family of industrial safety companies. Together we protect workers, workplaces, and the environment with a comprehensive range of industrial safety solution...
  • 8 Days Ago

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Procurement Specialist / Strategic Sourcing ( LOCALS ONLY ) ---- Remote & Onsite Twice a week
  • Zillion Technologies Inc.
  • Vienna, VA
  • THIS IS A DIRECT BANKING CLIENT REQUIREMENT ! Those authorized to work without sponsorship are encouraged to apply pleas...
  • 4/11/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Procurement Specialist / Strategic Sourcing ( LOCALS ONLY ) ---- Remote & Onsite Twice a week
  • Zillion Technologies Inc.
  • Washington, DC
  • THIS IS A DIRECT BANKING CLIENT REQUIREMENT ! Those authorized to work without sponsorship are encouraged to apply pleas...
  • 4/11/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Procurement Contract Specialist
  • Justinbradley
  • Reston, VA
  • JustinBradley had joined the search for a Procurement Contract Specialist to join the team at Fortune 500 company! The i...
  • 4/11/2024 12:00:00 AM

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IT Contract Specialist
  • Dexian
  • Reston, VA
  • Job Title: IT Contracts Specialist Location: Reston, VA (Hybrid) Pay Range:$35-$40/hr Main responsibilities: Execute com...
  • 4/11/2024 12:00:00 AM

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CONTRACT SPECIALIST III
  • Unisys
  • Reston, VA
  • POSITION: CONTRACT SPECIALIST III DURATION: 6+ MONTHS LOCATION: RESTON, VA (HYBRID) Main responsibilities: Execute compr...
  • 4/11/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Senior Procurement Analyst (Remote)
  • General Dynamics Corporation
  • Falls Church, VA
  • Responsibilities for this Position Location: USA VA Home Office (VAHOME) Full Part/Time: Full time Job Req: RQ172340 Typ...
  • 4/11/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Contracts & Procurement Administrator
  • boost Llc
  • Reston, VA
  • BOOST LLC is a dynamic management consulting firm that offers an array of government-compliant back-office solutions to ...
  • 4/9/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Strategic Sourcing Analyst
  • System One Holdings, LLC
  • Vienna, VA
  • Job Title: Strategic Sourcing Analyst Location: Hybrid Work Model Reporting to Vienna, VA Pay Rate: Open to Both C2C and...
  • 4/9/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Strategic Sourcing Specialist jobs
$90,704 to $121,805

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