Company: Randstad US
Posted on: January 15, 2022
+ allentown , pennsylvania
+ posted 5 days ago
+ $20 - $30 per hour
+ bachelor degree
A Sourcing Agent is needed for a company that provides essential
energy services to more than 10 million customers in the United
States and the United Kingdom in the Allentown, PA area. This
position is responsible for procuring materials and services at the
best evaluated total cost of ownership and assuring quality and
schedule compliance in accordance with the end user's requirements.
In addition, this position administers contracts, determines
inventory parameters, conducts negotiations, performs market, price
and financial analyses, develops internal customer and supplier
relationships, and drives continuous improvement and productivity
with suppliers and customers. This position works independently
with minimal supervision.
location: Allentown, Pennsylvania
job type: Contract
salary: $20 - 30 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
+ Coordinate with Category Managers to identify and incorporate
appropriate levels of commercial protection, and conduct
negotiations to achieve the optimal business results for the
+ Analyze and develop company position on claims and disputes, and
subsequently consult with senior Sourcing management to
resolve/negotiate claims and disputes associated with
+ Identify new sources of supply, and potentially acceptable new
+ Establish/maintain professional relationships with
suppliers/partners, based on the highest ethical business practices
as set forth in the Standards of Conduct and Integrity and
company's Supply Chain Polices.
+ Physical presence in the office/on-site to engage in face-to-face
interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and
+ Two to four years of experience in any or several supply chain
elements such as buying, logistics, investment recovery, inventory
replenishment, master catalog maintenance, MRP, DRP, etc.
+ Bachelor's degree OR high school diploma with 5 to 7 years of
equivalent work experience.
+ Experience working with IT contracts and suppliers
+ Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.
+ Experience in indirect buying.
+ Background in Lean and/or Six Sigma.
+ Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and databases.
+ Negotiation and analytical skills.
+ Effective written, oral, and interpersonal communication
+ Demonstrated problem-assessment and problem-solving skills.
+ strong customer service focus, with ability to build credibility
with internal clients and external suppliers.
+ Experience level: Experienced
+ Education: Bachelors
+ Supply Chain
For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be
required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate,
subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully
review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements
or ask your Randstad representative for more information.
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Keywords: Randstad US, Allentown , sourcing agent, Sales , Allentown, Pennsylvania
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