Sourcing Manager


Purchasing and Procurement

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Salary Range

Up to USD85000.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Ohio/W.PA Engineering - (USA) 6000 Lombardo Center Suite 400 OH Seven Hills , OH 44131 Phone : 216-901-8600



Job Description

Responsibility for the following areas:

Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services.

Purchase the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts.

Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history.

Negotiate and administer contracts with suppliers, vendors, and other representatives.

Analyze price proposals, financial reports, and other data and information to determine reasonable prices.

Maintain and review computerized or manual records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories.

Write and review product specifications, maintaining a working technical knowledge of the goods or services to be purchased.

Formulate policies and procedures for bid proposals and procurement of goods and services.

Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes.

Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods.

Review catalogs, industry periodicals, directories, trade journals, and Internet sites and consult with other department personnel to locate necessary goods and services.

Monitor changes affecting supply and demand, tracking market conditions, price trends, or futures markets.

Confer with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action.

Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Progressive experience in materials, logistics, procurement, and/or purchasing functions. Manufacturing experience is preferred.

Must have thorough understanding of material flow and act as expert in knowledge of inventory processes.

Experience in Purchasing/Buying of industrial products is preferred.