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Sourcing / Buying Specialist

Company: PSG Global Solutions
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Manage the buying process for a given set of goods. -Apply sourcing policy, interface between supplier and entity with respect to specifications and budgets. -Understand the concepts, methods and procedures to enable sourcing execution.Place and follow-up on POs.Price inquiries, offer analysis and comparison of terms.Assess supplier capabilities and make recommendations on supplier acceptability.Manage relationships with suppliers for PO execution.Present to internal teams on metrics, project status and research.Manage problems and schedule changes.Update ERP.Analyze and track Supplier promise date accuracy and develop reports to ensure Supplier promise date accuracy.Write reports to track PO activity and supplier performance.Develop new solutions under guidance and/or in a team setting or based upon precedents in the organizations.Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects.Specify needs, communicates about project approach and presents outcomes of research done.Participate in supplier performance reviews.Advise Functional managers regarding projects, processes and procedures in the own field.Contribute to project as a team member or leads small projects.Achieve lowest possible cost for material, balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs.Solicit and evaluate proposals employing appropriate negotiation, cost and price analysis techniques, using available expertise from supporting organizations; implement purchase contracts following applicable company and government regulations. -Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential sources, obtain bids, and plan programs to meet business needs. -Provide coordination and leadership in procurement activities for assigned commodities.Perform continual market analysis and monitor supplier progress.Coordinate training of suppliers to accomplish business initiatives.Coordinate, direct, perform, all required functions from initiation of an intent to purchase through to satisfactory delivery of material or services. -Initiate necessary action to assure best value is received, customer delivery requirements are met, and address any manufacturing problems at supplier's facility. -Achieve lowest possible cost for material, balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs.

Keywords: PSG Global Solutions, Houston , Sourcing / Buying Specialist, Other , Houston, Texas

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