Sourcing Specialist

Trimble Navigation Limited Inc San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 2 weeks ago

Trimble is hiring a Sourcing Specialist in San Diego, CA.

Sourcing Specialists will perform a wide variety of information gathering to source the materials necessary to continually update and improve the quality of the Trade Service database. The role will help establish rapport with manufacturers, and look for new ways to maintain these professional relationships via social media avenues. The ideal candidate will work well in a team-oriented atmosphere, as well as completing individual tasks as needed.

Measures of Success:

  • Establish and maintain a professional relationship with manufacturers and other customer contacts.

  • Source material from manufacturers for the purpose of maintaining the currency and accuracy of the Trade Service database.

  • Perform research duties to support all facets of production including but not limited to

  • Cold call manufacturers

  • Internet research

  • Web-sourcing

  • Establish, coordinate and document communications between internal and external groups.

  • Research and troubleshoot data issues.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • High school diploma, Bachelor's degree in Communications preferred, or equivalent experience in Customer Service/Relations/Sales.

  • Experience with Excel for data extraction and converting text files.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with employees at all levels and external business contacts while conveying a positive, service-oriented attitude

  • Strong problem solving skills and demonstration of conflict resolution skills

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, ever-changing and matrixed team environment

  • Strong organization skills, detail and deadline oriented.

We are Trimble! We design, build, and maintain roads and buildings. We survey land and subdivide areas into cities. We improve crop yield in farms to feed and fuel cities. We track vehicles that transport goods from point A to B to support the economy and feed cities. We have solutions that meet the needs of the ecosystem. This is the universe we live and this is what we do. We transform the way the world works.

Trimble Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE/M/F/V/D


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