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Purchasing Sourcing Specialist
Post Date: 07/06/2018
Close Date: 08/31/2018
Spherion Staffing
2730 7th Ave S

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$30,000 - $49,999

Fargo, ND

Job Description:
Spherion Staffing has a Direct Hire opportunity for a Purchasing Sourcing Specialist. The Purchasing Sourcing Specialist will implement sourcing plans and tactics to maximize supplier performance, qualify and continually assess suppliers, identify cost savings using existing suppliers and new suppliers, and manage outsourced suppliers.

Qualified applicants should have a Business degree with a minimum of 2 year’s purchasing experience. Certification in Supply Management preferred.

$45-60k/year DOE

• Implement plans to assure orders meet specified quality and delivery times and to minimize the total cost of purchases
• Assists with establishing supplier base in conformance with guidance from production, sales and management
• Assess and qualify current and potential suppliers
• Negotiates with suppliers to meet quality, delivery and cost objectives
• Executes contract negotiation and development in coordination with Director of Operations Support and Purchasing Manager
• Identifies opportunities by evaluating spends and implement actions to achieve cost savings
• Research new raw material supplier and subcontractor options
• Manage all tank product line work done at outsourced suppliers
• Manage relationship with new and existing suppliers for
• Track current price and lead time of steel and other materials/services.
• Prompt and dependable attendance
• Adaptability to change in the workplace and complete assigned tasks under stressful situations
• Ability to multitask in fast paced environment

• Associate’s degree in Business or related field or equivalent work experience
• Minimum of 2 years purchasing experience
• Certified in Supply Management preferred
• Excellent communication skills
• Familiarity with various computer software programs
• Ability to multi-task
• Organizational skills a must
• Familiarity with steel items

Contact Information:
To be considered, please apply online at www.spherion.com/fargo
If you have any questions please contact Michael Lenhart at 701-412-2886
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