Sourcing - Procurement Specialist-US
Company: Axelon Services Corporation
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Sourcing - Procurement Specialist-US
Job Description: GENERAL INFORMATION RELATING TO THE POSITION
For Engineered Systems Projects, the Sourcing Project Leader
coordinates the external supply chain activities from the kick-off
through execution until the project closeout, in accordance with
the project strategy and the project team. Operationally in the
project, maintains the sourcing strategy, animates and coordinates
the external supply chain activities for the project team.
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
" Defines and executes the external supply chain strategy with the
stakeholders in accordance with the project requirements and
" Prepares the external supply chain project plan focused on the
strategy, schedule, and budget along with any other necessary
information from the external supply chain for the project.
" Obtains the savings target on the project and applies all
standard levers available through the Sourcing Team while
satisfying the cost, schedule, and quality requirements of the
" Coordinates the external supply chain activities with category
managers for assigned projects.
" Coordinates with Category Managers to develop new suppliers and
alternative sources of materials and/or raw materials, aiming for
high quality and low-cost products with a focus on best cost
" Participates in the planning, scheduling and production control
of the project.
" Maintains the project purchasing dashboard using the standard
" Consolidates and validates internal and external budgets for
sourcing, logistics and quality.
" Tracks and follows the project costs and time variances while
taking all necessary actions to avoid deviations to budget.
" Interfaces with project management and engineering to maintain
the material target and sourcing resource requirements.
" Identifies critical and strategic suppliers with category
" Focuses on project objectives (contractual conditions, purchasing
budget, planning, and quality).
" Anticipates available discounts and maintains the committed
" Sets the external supply chain planning for purchasing and
delivery teams. Ensures consistency with the overall project
" Working in the external supply chain team to reach successful
project milestones, deliveries, and compliance with the deadlines
(internal and external) for supply chain deliverables.
" Summarizes the external supply chain activities for the
" Reviews with stakeholders and functional management the project
external supply chain budget, external supply chain risk &
opportunities matrix, and ensures the progress & updates.
" Responsible for complying with and enforcing the procedures and
processes of the company.
" Participate in BCC sourcing to optimize purchasing value.
" Identifies underperforming or non-performing suppliers during the
project life cycle.
" Participate in various Value Analysis projects & Kaizen blitz
projects to improve sourcing.
" Utilization of company software applications such as SAP,
Pyramid, PDT, the Vault Document Storage, and Microsoft
applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and knowledge of this
" Other duties as assigned by management.
REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION
The person in this role must possess the following skills and
" 3-5 years minimum experience in increasing roles in purchasing,
strategic sourcing or supply chain.
" Must have superior communication skills, both written and
" Must be proficient with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
" Above average analytical and problem-solving skills.
" Capable of working in a team, prioritizing, multi-tasking, and
" Possess the ability to read and understand engineering drawings
with the ability to communicate technical information to various
internal and external customers.
" Flexible and adaptable to ever-changing priorities.
" ERP experience required, preferably with SAP.
Comments for Suppliers: Knowledge and experience on Project
Procurement, Package Procurement experience would be
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