CyberCoders Supply Chain Sourcing Specialist - Indirect Spend in Evanston, Illinois

Supply Chain Sourcing Specialist - Indirect Spend Supply Chain Sourcing Specialist - Indirect Spend - Skills Required - Supply Chain Management, Indirect Spend, Cost Analysis, Pricing, Contract Negotiation, Procurement, Sourcing, Supplier Management, Project Management, Communication

If you are a Supply Chain Sourcing Specialist with INDIRECT SPEND experience, we'd like o talk to you! We are a growing company focused on streamlining diagnostic processes, creating tools and systems that speed up discoveries and results. We are looking for a talented Sourcing Specialist to join our Supply Chain team and focus on controlling and managing Indirect Spend.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Develop and implement short and long term strategies designed to reduce costs and improve quality and service and meet corporate goals and objectives.

  • Develop, implement, communicate and monitor compliance to corporate procurement policies.

  • Develop and deploy center-led sourcing processes for spend management, savings tracking, project tracking, performance reporting and category playbooks.

  • Act as business representative on corporate-wide commodity teams. Actively participate in commodity team decision-making, negotiations, and implementations. Lead change management efforts to drive adoption of standard tools, templates, legal documents and supplier selection criteria across the organization.

  • Achieve cost savings objectives through creative procurement strategies, vendor selection and review, and favorable contract agreements.

  • Focus on key and strategic suppliers to improve supplier performance, reduce cost and receive consistent quality products and/ or services.

  • Work with legal team to lead and oversee complex contract negotiations.

  • Manage a sustainable and measurable purchasing card program.

  • Lead the financial planning and budgeting process and monitor adherence to the budget.

  • Responsible for the management of the indirect procurement team including the development of roles and responsibilities. Plan, direct and manage procurement activities.

  • Create and execute select sourcing strategies for various parts of the organizations (e.g. Consulting, Legal, HR, Travel & Entertainment, MRO, Equipment, Facility & Professional Services, Contract Labor & Training Services, Operational Services, Informational Technology Tools & Equipment, etc.)

  • Develop supply agreements with suppliers to meet the short, mid, and long- term needs of the business. Agreements must deliver the lowest total cost for materials and services while allowing flexibility to adapt to the changing organizational requirements

  • Lead multi-site negotiations for business terms and develop contracts for the supply of both standard and complex products and services with new and existing suppliers. Collaborate with Finance & Legal in regards to contractual terms

  • Monitor supply markets and trends (e.g., material price increases, shortages, changes in suppliers) and interpret the impact of these trends on company strategies ensuring category management techniques are executed to gain the maximum value for prices paid

  • Identify the critical materials and services required to support company strategies in key performance areas

  • Ensure internal customer adhere to the delegation of authority and procurement processes

  • Support spend requestors with effective, efficient, and compliant procurement transactional tools & processes

What You Need for this Position

  • 5+ years of experience in Supply Chain (sourcing, buying and procurement)

  • Undergraduate degree in relevant areas such as supply chain, business management, operations, or finance

  • MBA or other relevant degree/certification (e.g., CSCMP SCPro or ISM CPSM) highly desirable

  • Strong negotiations, analytical, problem solving, organization, and project management skills

  • Strong leadership capabilities

  • Ability to collect, analyze, and integrate information by leveraging appropriate productivity tools

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent skills in Power Point, Word, Excel required

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and strong prioritization skills to manage multiple projects and sites simultaneously

  • Experience in contract development, execution and management

  • Experienced in senior management interactionsHigh levels of integrity, confidence, independence

  • Thorough understanding of global supplier markets

  • Enthusiastic with drive, highly motivated

  • Excellent relationship building skills

-Diplomatic; capable of handling complex situations

  • Logical when formulating concepts

  • Well organized, able to prioritize

  • Focus on economic value and return

  • Hands-on mentality, able to get into detail as necessary

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, mentor, team player and builder

  • ability to travel domestically and internationally about 10%, wit possible overnight stays

What's In It for You

  • great company!

  • competitive salary

  • strong benefits package

So, if you are a Supply Chain Sourcing Specialist with strong Indirect Spend skills, please apply today!

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

CyberCoders, Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Supply Chain Sourcing Specialist - Indirect Spend IL-Evanston LV2-1467953