SOURCING SPECIALIST

$3 - 4 / Per Hour
Part Time
Mar 08, 2021

Job Overview

About the company:

Come work with us in a young and dynamic company that believes in a work-life balance. Our team is like one big family, no matter the distance or time zone. We care about each other, from professional growth to personal life changes. You’ll be welcomed by a group of genuine people who have your back.

 

 

About the position:

We are looking for a highly motivated Sourcing Specialist to assist the company in creating strong relationships with suppliers and maintaining the existing ones. The Sourcing Specialist’s responsibilities include sourcing goods, materials, and services at competitive prices and advising upper-level staff members on which suppliers to contract with. You should be able to maintain and update the supplier database and find alternative suppliers if the existing ones are unable to meet their obligations.

To be a successful Sourcing Specialist, you should be able to work with the relevant departments to ensure that costs remain within budget. A high-performing Sourcing Specialist should be able to develop and implement innovative ideas to enhance sourcing strategies.



Sourcing Specialist Responsibilities:



  • Sourcing suppliers and maintaining long-lasting relationships with them as well as existing suppliers.




  • Implementing inventory optimization strategies within the company.




  • Obtaining quotes from different suppliers.




  • Negotiating price, quantity, and delivery schedules with suppliers.




  • Working with legal counsel to ensure that all contracts relating to product procurement contain all details of the negotiation.




  • Assessing quotes and compiling a detailed assessment of cost breakdowns.




  • Generating quote comparisons and contributing to internal supplier selection based on the quotes.




  • Providing solutions to improve company spending and outsourcing.




  • Provide competitor insight through discussions with vendors and first-hand knowledge.




  • Collaborate closely with merchandising and packaging, quality and manuals, and sourcing teams on a daily basis to serve enterprise objectives and understand the total impact of any actions.



 

Requirements:



  • Strong English language writing skills and communication skills.




  • Proven experience in sourcing processes.




  • Strong sense of urgency, collaborative team style, and ability to quickly adapt to changes in priorities.




  • Proficiency in Google Sheets and Google Docs.




  • Strong negotiation skills.



 

Advantages:



  • Bachelor’s degree in Administration, Logistics, Supply Chain or related field.




  • Good Chinese language writing skills and communication skills



Skills Required

  • Admin Assistant
  • Data Entry
  • Research

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