Sourcing Specialist in Piqua, OH at ITW Food Equipment Group

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Piqua, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/7/2019

Job Description

Sourcing Specialist - Piqua, OH
Hobart Service is currently looking to add a Sourcing Specialist to our Strategic Sourcing group at our distribution center in Piqua, Ohio. The person selected for this role will identify, organize and manage assigned commodities into defined sourcing strategies, and management of associated suppliers.
Who are we?
Hobart Service, an Illinois Tool Works Company, has been in business for over 120 years and is the trusted source for Commercial Food Equipment Service Solutions.  We have over 1,700 associates nationwide who serve as valued partners to our customers.  Our employees are dedicated to providing the best customer service, give back to the communities where they live and work, and demonstrate the ITW values of Integrity, Simplicity, Trust, and Respect.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Act as technical liaison between suppliers, sourcing manager, and ITW engineering community.
  • High degree of understanding of assigned commodities (Electrical harnesses, motors, PCBA, etc.) on appropriate suppliers and their offerings based on the requirements at the sites, maintaining organized records of commodities/product lines/GMOs, agreements, supplier selection and their ongoing performance, and their stakeholders at each site.
  • Develop and maintain documentation of sourcing strategies utilizing standardized procedures and process flow
  • Establish agreements/contracts/ standing orders with business partner(s), which contain the benefits (prices, service, technology, asset/inventory management, quality, etc.), using standard contract templates or other ITW/FEG approved methods in a clear and professionally communicated manner
  • Requests for quotes and contractual agreements are clearly and professionally communicated to potential suppliers; goals and benefits of the vendor’s strategies are clearly defined and designed to support the different sites and regions (internal customers)
  • Supplier proposals that support requirements and benefits including consignment, kan ban, logistics, freight, reordering, performance, price, warranty, delivery performance and quality performance 
  • Develop and maintain documentation of sourcing strategies utilizing standardized procedures and process flow
  • Inventory management in coordination with inventory control and distribution/procurement/expediting managers.
  • Achieve year over year metrics improvement (PPV, Inventory reduction, supplier reduction, inventory turns, delivery performance).
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • 2 – 4 years of experience & / OR bachelor’s degree
  • Solid Analytical, Negotiation and Communication Skills to include addressing large groups
  • Be proactive in achieving results and meeting the needs of internal and external customers in a timely manner
  • Experience working in a large, complex organization (i.e., ability to operate independently and under pressure, to perform multiple concurrent tasks and responsibilities, and to deal with changing priorities, while maintaining personal effectiveness
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 – 4 years of experience sourcing Electrical Components in a sourcing role
Why work for us?
  • Competitive pay
  • Great insurance options with low premiums
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • 401K with company match
  • Extensive on-the-job, online, and classroom training
  • Service vehicle, uniforms, and safety equipment provided
  • Safety-conscious work environment

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
 
Hobart Service is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
ITW and Hobart Service are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for all employees. To demonstrate this commitment, Hobart Service is tobacco-free (including e-cigarettes) on campuses and within company vehicles and maintains a drug-free workplace.
 
If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please contact Human Resources at service.hr@hobartservice.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.