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Sourcing Buyer
Ref No.: 18-19983
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Experience Level: 7 Years
Start Date: 03/26/2018
Desired Competencies (Technical/Behavioral Competency)
  • Sourcing, Supplier Management, RFx Management
  • Ability to read and understand technical spec documents,
  • Awareness of manufacturing industry trends, strong communication skills.
  • Must be organized.
  • Demonstrate success in a high volume, fast past buying environment.
  • Display initiative and creative solutions
  • Has exceptional negotiation skills
  • Analytical abilities as applied to analysis of data
  • Attention to detail and ensures compliance to SOPs
  • Flexible and adapts to change
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite and online procurement system such as SAP or other ERP systems.
  • Must be self-starting and work with minimal supervision.
  • Willingness to learn new approaches and processes
  • Knowledge on strategic sourcing / commodity management / Manufacturing Process / Engineering experience / Global sourcing
SN Responsibility of / Expectations from the Role
1 Manage the bid process and co-ordinate with suppliers to obtain price offers. Release purchase orders using a S2P system.  Ensure compliance with customer SOPs.
2 Support customer to Identify new suppliers for capital equipment and services, systems, qualify and approve new suppliers, RFI / RFP / RFQ management, work out commercial comparative statement, finalize supplier
3 Understanding INCO terms 2010 , negotiations with suppliers
4 Interface with other stake holders such as construction management teams at Plant, engineering, process engineering, quality assurance, logistics, production to coordinate the progress of project
5 Visit suppliers/Manufacturing Plant(if required and approved by customer)
6 Identify potential risk and work out mitigation plan
7 Establish and monitor the process of issue management, change management and quality management
8 Organize timely meetings between suppliers and Customer for issue resolution
9 Prepare overall project status reports and submit to senior management in TCS and customer for reviews
10 Essential to have ERP system hands on experience.