Strategic Sourcing Specialist – Supply Chain

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Livermore, CA


Livermore, CA

Description :

Job Title: Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Location: Livermore, CA

  • Must reside in commutable distance of Livermore, CA. (This is a Onsite role, Remote & Hybrid work is not available.)

Experience level: Mid-senior

Experience required: 8 Years

Education level: Bachelor’s degree

Job function: Supply Chain

Industry: Automotive

Compensation: $91,000 – $120,000

Total position: 1

Relocation assistance: No

Job Description:

  • Join an extraordinary organization that supports critical US Infrastructure, where your contributions make a difference every day.
  • Our Sourcing Specialists are responsible for participating in the New Product Introduction process including planning, negotiating, and purchasing components in support of NPI for our manufacturing facility in Livermore, California
  • We are seeking a driven and detail-oriented Supply Chain professional with a proven track record in:Identifying reliable suppliers across a broad array of commodities

Creating and administering RFP’s
Identifying and implementing Cost Savings opportunities
Establishing and managing Supply Agreements

  • The ideal candidate will drive procurement decisions that:Result in high levels of supplier performance

Are based on cost and scenario analysis, as well as market trends
Develop and progress strategic partnerships with suppliers
Actively minimize risk

  • Through individual contributions and cross functional influencing, Sourcing Specialists ensure our supply base for all NPI projects are positioned to provide cost effective, quality components and services that will support OEM Production.


  • Identify, evaluate, and integrate new suppliers and technologies
  • Prepare RFP’s, review quotes, and evaluate proposals
  • Plan, negotiate and place purchase orders in support of NPI projects
  • Negotiate contracts, including rebates, costs, terms of supply, service, and quality
  • Attend project meetings, be the voice of Supply Chain and keep the Supply Chain team updated on project developments
  • Collaborate with current product procurement to identify and pursue new supplier opportunities
  • Work closely with multiple departments, including Engineering, Production, Sales and Product Planning to optimize the company’s Supply Chain.
  • Advance supplier relationships and be the point of contact for NPI issues
  • Ensure the continuous improvement of quality, service, and total cost in support of business needs
  • Performs other duties as required


  • BA/BS or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in a purchasing or supply chain role
  • Strong problem-solving skills, organization skills, and attention to detail
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to create, analyze and make decisions based off large amounts of data
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Assignments are complex and broad in scope requiring outstanding creativity, superior initiative, judgment, and leadership
  • Knowledge of lean principles preferred
  • Proficient in use of Syteline MRP system preferred


  • Start time is 6:00am
  • Occasional overtime is required
  • Must have ability to occasionally lift up to 30lbs and work in a standing, sitting, or walking position for prolonged periods of time
  • Working environment includes office settings, manufacturing floor, and warehouse

What we offer:

An excellent compensation and benefits package including 100% company-paid premiums for medical, dental and vision for employees and their families. Other benefits include a unique 401k profit-sharing plan.

How to apply :

Send "Pre-Screening" Question Responses & Resume to: [email protected]

Application question: How many years of Purchasing / Supply Chain experience do you have?
Application question: How many years of Vendor management experience do you have?
Application question: How many years of Manufacturing experience do you have?
Application question: How many years of Syteline MRP system experience do you have?
Application question: How many years of Lean Manufacturing / Continuous Improvement experience do you have?
Application question: How many years of Vendor Negotiation experience do you have?
Application question: Do you currently live within a commutable distance of either Livermore, CA., (if not, are you willing to relocate to the area)?
Application question: What is your desired total compensation? (Please specify base salary vs. bonus expectation)
Application question: What is your Work Authorization (US citizen, green card, etc)?
Application question: Please provide the link to your LinkedIn profile:

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