Sourcing Specialist in Deerfield, Illinois

LHH

Deerfield, Illinois

Contract/Temp to Hire

$25.00 - $28.00Hour

LHH is currently seeking a Sourcing Specialist for one of our clients located in the Deerfield, IL area. The Sourcing Specialist will be working closely with internal stakeholders and external suppliers. This position will work to optimize the purchasing process, ensuring continuity of supply and inventory risk reduction. THIS IS A 6 MONTH CONTRACT POSITION.

Duties:

-Work directly with suppliers as the face of the Company to purchase materials and ensure that suppliers are

accountable relative to on time delivery, quantity, quality, and price.

-Issue and maintain purchase orders for all assigned products through product delivery.

-Update and maintain accurate PO (purchase order) costing.

-Evaluate pallet and container configurations and identify opportunities for improvement.

-Manage minimum order quantities and lead times for materials.

-Expedite material shortages as required.

-Identify, qualify, negotiate, on-board, and manage suppliers as assigned.

-Work with internal planning team to optimize product forecast. Monitor inventory levels to ensure that optimal ordering patterns, inventory turns, and safety stock levels are met.

-Perform root cause analysis of supply issues and identify solutions.

-Work with internal stakeholders to place purchase orders for ad-hoc requirements.

-Develop strong relationships with assigned suppliers.

-Perform other duties as required within the nature and level of work.

Job Qualification Requirements

-Bachelors degree in supply chain and three thee years of relevant experience.

-Demonstrated understanding of lean principles and demand flow techniques.

-Project management and problem-solving skills.

-Demonstrated supplier management skills.

-Must be able to work and effectively communicate with all levels of the company and suppliers.

-Ability to lead and effectively manage cross functional teams.

-Drive for continuous improvement.

-Must be able to manage multiple cross functional projects at once.

-Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy

The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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Sourcing Specialist

LHH

24 days ago

$25.00 - $28.00Hour

Contract/Temp to Hire

Deerfield, Illinois

LHH is currently seeking a Sourcing Specialist for one of our clients located in the Deerfield, IL area. The Sourcing Specialist will be working closely with internal stakeholders and external suppliers. This position will work to optimize the purchasing process, ensuring continuity of supply and inventory risk reduction. THIS IS A 6 MONTH CONTRACT POSITION.

Duties:

-Work directly with suppliers as the face of the Company to purchase materials and ensure that suppliers are

accountable relative to on time delivery, quantity, quality, and price.

-Issue and maintain purchase orders for all assigned products through product delivery.

-Update and maintain accurate PO (purchase order) costing.

-Evaluate pallet and container configurations and identify opportunities for improvement.

-Manage minimum order quantities and lead times for materials.

-Expedite material shortages as required.

-Identify, qualify, negotiate, on-board, and manage suppliers as assigned.

-Work with internal planning team to optimize product forecast. Monitor inventory levels to ensure that optimal ordering patterns, inventory turns, and safety stock levels are met.

-Perform root cause analysis of supply issues and identify solutions.

-Work with internal stakeholders to place purchase orders for ad-hoc requirements.

-Develop strong relationships with assigned suppliers.

-Perform other duties as required within the nature and level of work.

Job Qualification Requirements

-Bachelors degree in supply chain and three thee years of relevant experience.

-Demonstrated understanding of lean principles and demand flow techniques.

-Project management and problem-solving skills.

-Demonstrated supplier management skills.

-Must be able to work and effectively communicate with all levels of the company and suppliers.

-Ability to lead and effectively manage cross functional teams.

-Drive for continuous improvement.

-Must be able to manage multiple cross functional projects at once.

-Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy

The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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