Associate Sourcing Specialist

Currently recruiting for a Junior Sourcing Specialist for a well-known company in Richmond, VA.  This is a contract position with option to extend and/or hire.  Excellent hourly rate and benefits offered.

 

Responsibilities

  • Identify potential suppliers, solicit quotes and technical documentation and relevant terms and conditions.
  • Obtain standard materials/services from suppliers at the lowest cost, with consideration to quality, reliability and need.
  • Negotiate, award and implement contracts and purchase orders.
  • Communicate with field and project personnel to evaluate compliance with purchase contracts.
  • Resolve problems regarding material delivery, price discrepancies, quality issues and invoice discrepancies and/or adjustments.

 

Qualifications:

  • General knowledge of business and contract law, accounting principles and financial analysis.
  • General knowledge of materials/services delivery fulfillment processes.
  • Excellent verbal/writing/presentation skills.
  • Strong ability to effectively influence, persuade and negotiate.
  • Strong analysis skills with excellent time management and priority setting skills.
  • Ability to use sound business judgment; anticipate, understand and respond to customer needs. 
     

 

Qualified candidates will be contacted for immediate interview.