Strategic Sourcing Specialist Resume Samples

A Strategic Sourcing Specialist is hired to make the sourcing process of the organization more efficient. To execute this job description, the specialist builds a relationship with supplies, negotiate costs, and develop agreements to help the company grow. A well-written Strategic Sourcing Specialist Resume mentions the following duties – suggesting improvements after quantitative evaluation, preparing and executing sourcing plans, evaluating market conditions and risk management plans; implementing procedures relating to production and engineering; negotiating deals, drafting contracts; and take responsibility for negotiating deals and contracts.

While the actual duties vary from company to company, the following skills are needed – good understanding of the commodity industry, expertise in the sourcing process, wide experience in providing strategic sourcing services; strong knowledge of manufacturing practices; panoptic knowledge of SQL; and familiarity with sourcing processes. A degree is mandatory, however, possessing a master’s degree in business administration and broaden the career horizon.

 

Strategic Sourcing Specialist Resume example

Strategic Sourcing Specialist Resume

Summary : Looking for a stable and growing company that could use talent and experience, where could make a difference and contribute to the company's success. Over fifteen years of experience coordinating customer care, purchasing/strategic sourcing and sales activities in several fast paced business environments.

Skills : Procurement, Sourcing, RFx Managment, Stakeholder Management, Category Management, Supplier Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for managing national and international customer online bids and reverse auctions with bid value ranging from 3MM to 100MM, using e-sourcing tools as Emptoris, Ariba, Ketera Sourcing and customer owned eTools.
    2. Increased sales on newly upgraded National Account from $500,000 to $3.2 MM in one year.
    3. Implemented approximately $1.5MM worth of new business in awarded by a top National Account.
    4. Increased sales dollars and GP by 34% in first quarter.
    5. Increased sales dollars by 14% and volume by 100%.
    6. Developed mitigation strategies with suppliers, establish quantity contracts and forecast usage.
    7. Eliminated and introduced suppliers so as to enhance the value stream amongst product families.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Strategic Sourcing Specialist III Resume

Headline : A results-oriented, articulate professional with extensive Procurement experience. Customer service focused as a Strategic Sourcing Specialist, Procurement Manager, and Project/Product Manager. Hands-on problem solver with exceptional analytical, communication, and negotiation skills consistently capable of securing favorable outcomes resulting in both cost efficiencies and streamlined operations.

Skills : Contract Negotiation, Ariba-based Sourcing, Forward, Reverse Auctions, RFP ,RFI, RFQ Leadership, Client Service Focus, Knowledge of Software Licensing Contract Terms, Excellent Communication , Vendor Management, Vendor Relations, Analytical , Procurement, Sourcing, Ariba, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Identified cost savings opportunities (10%-50%) for Activision's Marketing campaigns by streamlining Production requirements.
    2. Structured a strategic procurement focus within an extremely successful creative environment.
    3. Warner Bros.
    4. Managed strategic sourcing process within a cross-functional framework handling domestic Production and Post Production requirements.
    5. Achieved 15-25% total cost reduction for multiple internal WB clients including Tech Ops, Marketing, Home Video, Animation, and Sound.
    6. Streamlined home video creative processes resulting in substantial cost efficiencies for DVD Production (cradle to grave) and associated Digital products.
    7. Developed supplier rating system metrics used throughout WB.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.B.A.


Strategic Sourcing Specialist II Resume

Objective : Experienced Contracting, Procurement, and Supply Chain Management professional with both corporate and consulting background. Excellent at Business Analysis, Problem Solving, and in delivering high value solutions to organizations. Works well independently and as a team member. Proven ability to communicate well with various departments, stakeholders, vendors, and higher management to ensure procurement goals are met.

Skills : Project Management, Sourcing, Supplier Management, Data Analysis, Procurement.

Description :

    1. Planed & developed sourcing & contractual strategies.
    2. Identified options, risks, costs, & implications of developed strategies on the end users and key stakeholders.
    3. Regularly performed pre-contract (RFP/RFQ/Tender) and post-contract (Contract Management) tasks.
    4. Actively involved in the gCMS 2 roll-outs (functional testing/training etc.).
    5. Identified market drivers, supply/demand fluctuations, & costs of under consideration commodities and its raw materials (historic and forecasted data).
    6. Collected and collated relevant data to develop category profiles.
    7. Commonly sourced items included but were not limited to mil-spec and commercial fasteners, IT equipment, medical equipment, electronics, cable .
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters Of Business Administration

Strategic Sourcing Specialist I Resume

Objective : Highly motivated, self-starting Procurement Manager with excellent strategic sourcing, negotiating and buying expertise. Cultivated 2.5 years of expertise in procurement, planning, analysis, and strategic sourcing; along with 5 years extensive knowledge of marketing, with emphasis in creative marketing, design, and development.

Skills : Excel, Outlook, Word, Purchasing, Procurement, Maximo, Powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the customized sourcing of talent for the number one globally ranked executive recruiting firm.
    2. Executived search and technical recruiting for various highly recognizable clients.
    3. Skilled in creating and implementing sourcing strategies that are effective and efficient, optimizing existing tools, and using them in an innovative manner.
    4. Knowledged of online recruiting media.
    5. Managed relationships between CFR and candidates throughout the entire recruiting cycle until onboarding.
    6. Assisted SMC team on inbound and outbound candidate processes.
    7. Communicated effectiveness of web layouts and information via highly complex online tools and portal.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Liberal Arts In Sociology

Jr. Strategic Sourcing Specialist Resume

Headline : Energetic and motivated individual; able to multi-task and learn quickly utilizing excellent time management and organizational skills. Professional attitude with proven ability to interact with resources at all levels, from Entry level candidates to C-level executives.

Skills : Project Management, Sourcing, Supplier Management, Data Analysis, Procurement.

Description :

    1. Responsible for development and implementation of sourcing strategies, procedures and processes with contract manufacturer to improve the quality, cost and delivery (QCD) performance.
    2. Provided sourcing leadership, negotiating expertise, and value analysis to implement a best practice purchasing and supplier relations strategies.
    3. Saved $320K and improved quality with direct sourcing of sheet metal.
    4. Developed and implemented a systematic method to evaluate the existing suppliers through key performance indicators and key process improvement Project and performance highlight: A.
    5. Oversaw the supplier's performance to make sure the order delivery as required time window and ensure the production on schedule as planned.
    6. Assisted contract manufacturer (CM) to set up ERP system include material plan, production schedule and commodity procure.
    7. Responsible for Talent Acquisition for Finance/ Shared Services, Information Systems, Purchasing, Aftermarket, Trailer and Communications for .
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Jr. Strategic Sourcing Specialist Resume

Summary : Results-driven, consultative Corporate Recruiter with successful business results in the automotive industry and work environments who thrives in collaborative, problem-solving environment. Recognized for being approachable and easy to work with and capable of making difficult business decisions. Seeking career opportunity to grow and advance with a financially strong organization focused on continuous improvement.

Skills : Sourcing, Negotiating, Vendor Management, Customer Service, Relationship Building.

Description :

    1. Identified and interfaced with key internal customers and stakeholders to understand current and future business requirements.
    2. Compiled and synthesized both business requirements and external market conditions to develop commodity strategies.
    3. Developed key savings drivers for commodities across multiple levers - price, cost, demand and process.
    4. Developed Request for Information (RFI), Request for Quotation (RFQ), Request for Proposal (RFP) or reverse auctions to facilitate development of sourcing strategy.
    5. Developed commodity strategy recommendations and leads implementation of sourcing strategy Partnered with Supplier Diversity efforts to creatively include MWBE in supplier selection process.
    6. Contributed to environmental friendly purchase efforts.
    7. Conducted comprehensive supplier analysis.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Business Administration

Assistant Strategic Sourcing Specialist Resume

Summary : To obtain a position with an established company that permits growth on a personal and career level. seeking to use leadership, shipyard, sourcing and warehousing experience to perform in acquisition base environment.

Skills : Procurement, Contract Negotiation, Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel, Word 2010, PowerPoint, Access, And Windows 2010, AS400, SAP, Oracle, IDM3, Outlook, ScandAll21, Paint.Net And Lotus Notes.

Description :

    1. Lead and manage strategic sourcing responsibilities for direct materials on project specific programs for Smiths Detection Inc.
    2. Improved customer and vendor relationship & price reduction through category management principles reduction overall unit cost in 2015 by 30% and established understanding of price and cost drivers.
    3. Ensured the success of an operational transition after plant closure and relocation to another.
    4. Planned sourcing strategy implementation, carried out supplier selection process, conducted supplier negotiations & finally implemented supplier transition.
    5. Conceived and developed complex analytical & pricing models.
    6. Developed and conducted negotiation strategies to maximize value across price, service and quality elements.
    7. Evaluated the accuracy of Google web advertising.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Supply Chain Management

Associate Strategic Sourcing Specialist Resume

Objective : Results-driven, consultative Corporate Recruiter/HR Generalist with successful business results in multiple industries and work environments who thrives in collaborative, problem-solving environment. Recognized for being approachable and easy to work with and capable of making difficult business decisions.

Skills : Training & Team Mgmt, Salesforce, Lead Generation & Pipeline Management, Sales Campaign Mgmt & Product Lauch, MS Word & Excel, SAAS.

Description :

    1. Responsible for global spend portfolio of $80MM with over 150 different raw materials.
    2. Identified raw material synergies by consolidating sources of supply to leverage volume and drive value.
    3. Negotiated contracts and agreements for divestitures, acquisitions, mergers, and joint ventures.
    4. Provided commercial support for raw material sourcing by developing supply strategies designed to deliver material and services at the lowest cost.
    5. Led Six-Sigma team for a Wind Energy Project, saving $1.5MM in raw material costs while building critical supplier relationships globally.
    6. Collaborated with various business leaders and groups to identify raw material savings opportunities, mitigating supply risk and avoiding plant shutdowns.
    7. Identified $5-7MM in annual savings by resourcing key raw materials.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Health Care Administration

Assistant Strategic Sourcing Specialist I Resume

Summary : Meticulous, results-oriented Bid Coordinator/Analyst with significant experience in management and sales areas. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as strong time management, multi-tasking and organizing abilities. Proven track record in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environments.

Skills : Process Improvement, Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Project Coordination.

Description :

    1. Interacted with Management & Directors initiating paths forward.
    2. Worked across multiple countries and businesses; worked horizontally and vertically.
    3. Coordinated global and regional experts to deliver strategies.
    4. Communicated effectiveness of web layouts and information via highly complex online tools and portal.
    5. Reviewed and processed requisitions into purchase orders; communicate with care centers and functional groups on supplier selection, supplier processes .
    6. Implemented the sourcing strategy for each search, and source candidates for job searches from networks, approved websites, direct sources, internal.
    7. Established strong relationships with both external suppliers and internal WB clients - Benchmarked Production and Post Production Services including: Production - Equipment purchases/rentals, camera rentals, set/stage rentals, location services, caterers/craft services, security services.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Arts

Strategic Sourcing Specialist Resume

Summary : Accomplished professional with will strong knowledge of Supply Chain business processes to lead business processes reviews, requirements definition, and solution development activities for ERP/ MRP Requisition-to-Payment (R2P) / Procure-to-Payment (P2P) process deployment and change management activities.

Skills : APICS, Certified Supply Chain Professional Exam Prep,.

Description :

    1. Provides expertise in financial analysis for cost savings projects, PPV, inflation impact models, benchmarking of costs and pricing to industry and producer price indices, exchange rate analyses, and total landed cost analyses for worldwide suppliers.
    2. Evaluates market conditions to maintain inventory levels and achieve 10% in cost savings.
    3. Implementes 6 Sigma and continuous improvement programs to improve supply chain business processes and supplier performance.
    4. Identifies opportunities and suppliers which result in advantage in quality, delivery, functionality, price, reliability, logistics, business-to-business integration, currencies and reduced total cost.
    5. Provides financial analysis for cost savings, purchase price variance, industry performance, price indices, exchange rate and total cost of ownership for worldwide supply base.
    6. Responsible for supplier management to improve costs and resulting in cost savings of $1.5 million and an increase of 45% in supplier base efficiency for on time delivery for past due suppliers.
    7. Developes key performance indicators metrics to measure supplier performance for executive reporting.
    8. Lead the full sourcing process which includes development of scope, supplier selection, commercial negotiation, and contract execution of market sector and commodity strategies.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Masters In Business Administration