Sourcing and Purchasing Specialist

Port Washington, New York | Contract

Post Date: 03/30/2017 Job ID: 14405 Industry: MISC

Sourcing and Purchasing Specialist - Procurement
Port Washington, NY

We have an opening in Port Washington, NY for a Sourcing and Purchasing Specialist.

Responsibilities of the Sourcing and Purchasing Specialist

  • Negotiates contract elements, including terms and conditions, pricing, and lead-time.
  • Manages suppliers’ performance, including support, development and monitoring of supplier performance metrics.
  • Negotiates expected supplier performance metrics and develops and administers corrective action plans for performance failures.
  • Prepares, distributes and awards RFQ blankets and reviews expiring blankets for re-bid.
  • Determines, loads and updates pricing and lead times in purchasing database.
  • Drives suppliers to electronic and automated interface and analyzes spend and product mix for standardization opportunities.
  • Serves as customer contact and alliance manager for supply chain issues.
  • Develops and maintains professional knowledge regarding the market drivers, market trends, economic forecasts, supplier base, and competitive intelligence.
  • Analyzes material demand and determines inventory strategy or alternative supply chain strategies for maintaining high material availability at the lowest total ownership costs.
  • Functions as team leader and facilitator for supplier negotiations, engineering standardization meetings, category strategy development, etc.
  • Communicates and coordinates supplier strategies with sales engineer.
  • Ensures commodity and inventory strategies are aligned with key customer initiatives and metrics.


  • Sourcing experience for MRO items preferred 
  • Purchasing experience
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to talk
  • Quick learner; Ability to manage multiple projects 


Sourcing and Purchasing Specialist - Procurement - 14405

Autumn Pawelec

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