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Sourcing & Supplier Manager/Specialist (Expert)

Company: PDS Tech, Inc.
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Job Description:

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Sourcing & Supplier Manager/Specialist, in Berkeley, CA.Summary:

  • Develops and/or implements (country) sourcing strategies and initiatives for materials and services, ensuring alignment, compliance with Procurement guideline, as well as other internal/external process standards and delivery of required business performance.
  • Understands business needs & engages with stakeholders to meet their priorities and requirements and therefore, builds effective, trustful, personal relationships with key country stakeholders.
  • Plans and executes sourcing events to create a competitive advantage, e.g. spend reduction, supply security and / or time-to-market.
  • Prepares supplier negotiations, awards suppliers and conducts post negotiation debriefs.
  • Translates results of sourcing strategies, initiatives and projects into How Docs to enable efficient processing.
  • Develops and drives performance improvement programs and transformation initiatives in collaboration with Business Partner organization, Functional Leadership and Source-2-Pay functional pillars.
  • Drives sourcing excellence and ensures consistent and sustainable application of state of the art sourcing methodologies and tool utilization along the Source-2-Pay process.
  • Manages supply agreements & contracts.
  • Monitors and controls contractual agreements and clauses over entire lifecycle and minimizes exposure to contractual risks in external relationships through usage of terms and conditions aligned with legal function.
  • Provides country-specific market intelligence to mitigate supply risk, gain competitive advantage and make better business decisions.
  • Continuously conducts detailed supplier and supply market analysis at country level looking at facts and indicating market trends in supply base and technology.
  • Analyzes and understands total cost of ownership structures for area(s) of responsibility to develop better and/or innovative pricing models (e.g. performance- or indices-based pricing).
  • Manages supplier relationships and implements supplier management principles in supply base, builds relationships and improves supplier performance.
  • Incorporates company's responsibility and commitment to sustainable business practices into category supplier relationships and ensures compliance through reports, audits and improvement plans.
  • 7+ Years of Experience

    PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:
    • Health insurance
    • Paid holidays
    • Weekly payroll
    • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
    • Completion Bonuses
    • Training
    • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit $$$ PDS pays for referrals! $$$

Keywords: PDS Tech, Inc., Berkeley , Sourcing & Supplier Manager/Specialist (Expert), Executive , Berkeley, California

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