Sourcing Expert

Supplycore Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago

Job Title: Sourcing Expert

Location: NAVFAC Washington

FLSA Status: Exempt

This position is contingent upon the successful award of the NAVFAC Washington contract

Position Purpose:

  • This position is responsible for independently negotiating and maintaining best pricing for new items and for recurring items within designated contracts. This position will provide technical review of parts and drawings and maintain database for on-going technical data updates from customer. In addition, this position will maintain a sufficient supplier base per item to meet contact specifications.

Essential Functions: This job description is not meant to exhaustively encompass all potential job responsibilities that will be expected of an employee, but rather an overview of the main responsibilities associated with this position. Other duties may be assigned with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to permit those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Cultivates relationships with tiered suppliers for the contract. Maintains effective annual cost and lead time for contract. Maintains at least three suppliers where possible based on contract quality requirements in EnterpriseOne system. Establishes tiered supplier data base per item.

  • Maintains day-to-day stock needs according to the customer contract.

  • Oversees team resolution of contract non-conformance issues. Works with the team to address non-conformances and any quality issues takes appropriate action so resolution can be implemented.

  • Processes customer orders timely and in accordance with contractual and regulatory requirements.

  • Provides assistance with forecasting inventory needs for the store fronts.

  • Sources spot-buys for the customer.

  • Response to customer questions promptly and accurately.

  • Ensures quotes for product meet contract requirements and customer needs.

  • Adheres to sourcing and purchasing procedures and policies, including sourcing requirements.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Hours of Operation

  • This position will operate Monday-Friday based on the storefronts hours of operation.

  • Extended hours may be a requirement of this position based on contract need. Expect occasional work schedules that mandate 10+ hour days.

  • During September year-end (approximately 2 weeks) work hours will be extensive, often exceeding 12 hours per day.

  • Due to the nature of contracts, exceptional attendance for this position is required.

Travel Requirements

  • No travel requirements for this position exist

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • None
Education, Experience, and Skill

any combination of equivalent education and work experience will be considered

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in a business or purchasing related field.

Minimum Work Experience:

  • 5 years of purchasing experience. Emphasis in automotive purchasing preferred.
  • 5 years experience working within an automated procurement system
  • 2 years experience working with government contracts preferred

Skill Requirements:

  • High level of negotiation skills. Proven cost savings record when negotiating.

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  • Must be able to pass a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint check

  • Must be able to pass a National Agency with Written Inquires (NACI) check

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively. Excellent customer service skills.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Must possess a valid drivers license

  • Must possess proof of United States citizenship

  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

  • Experience using JDEdwards EnterpriseOne Software highly preferred.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

  • This individual in this position will be required to regularly communicate with internal and external customers to answer/ask inquiries, negotiate with suppliers, and perform other job related tasks. Must be able to exchange information clearly and accurately in all situations.

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position at workstation the majority of the time

  • This position requires the majority of the time to be spent in front of a computer screen. Must be able to accurately perceive and identify sensitive employee information.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.

  • Exposure to an open floor, indoor storefront environment; expect regular staff interaction and interruption throughout the workday.
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