Careers

Job Description
Job Title Global Sourcing Specialist*
Job ID 664413
Begin Date 1/24/13
Duration
Location Newport Beach,  CA 92660
Other Location
Description

Summary:

Responsible for source selection and procurement functions directly associated with the Company’s needs for indirect materials and services
 
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  include the following Other duties may be assigned.
 
  • Initiates purchase orders and amendments for parts, services, and/or special tools; arranges for submission and inspection of sample products as required; close coordination with plant engineering to assure timely execution of product and services sourcing activities.
  • Secures and analyzes quotations; negotiates prices and terms with suppliers; and recommends suppliers with respect to cost, quality, and delivery competitiveness for assigned responsibilities.
  • Works closely with I-R Strategic Sourcing to advance enterprise-wide sourcing programs as appropriate.
  • Studies market prices and trends, engineering developments and manufacturing method improvements applicable to assigned responsibilities and advises company activities with concurrence of a Senior Buyer and/or Director, Purchasing.
  • Interviews and confers with current and prospective suppliers to determine supply capabilities, transportation logistics inventory control and management, negotiates prices and delivery terms with guidance from a Senior Buyer or Director, Purchasing for assigned responsibilities.
  • Coordinates the planning of recent schedules and inventory control parameters for the assigned products and services consistent with MAPICS requirements or as arranged with requisitioners.
  • Coordinates as appropriate, quality matters and engineering changes/developments between company activities and suppliers.
  • Organizes and implements with direction from a Senior Buyer and/or the Director, Purchasing, strategies to accomplish Small Business and Disadvantaged Business Sourcing Programs consistent with company guidelines.
  • Visits suppliers’ facilities to qualify them as new sources and assists in the resolution of production, design, quality, and/or delivery problems.
  • Perform other such duties as may be required.

Other Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures reporting all unsafe activities to Management and/or Human Resources.
  •  Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Contribute to building a positive team spirit.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of employees.
  • Protect confidential information by not communicating, disclosing to, or using for benefit of 3rd parties.
  • Maintain the highest degree of honesty and integrity at all times.

Knowledge, Skills & Education:

 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (BA) in Engineering from four-year college or university; or at least one (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Computer Skills: Knowledge of database, project management, spreadsheet and word processing

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

 
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. Regularly required to stand and walk. Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Hearing protection may be recommended and/or required in some areas.


Required Skills • Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (BA) in Engineering from four-year college or
university; or at least one (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination
of education and experience.
• Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional
journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business
correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond
to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
• Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and
statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to
apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
• Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid
conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or
diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
• Computer Skills: Knowledge of database, project management, spreadsheet and word processing
 
  Option 1: Create a New Profile
 
 
 
  Option 2: Login and Apply
Username
Password