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Sourcing Specialist - Raw Materials

Company: Tremco Incorporated
Location: Beachwood
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Sourcing Specialist is accountable to negotiate various commercial aspects of material supply agreements for the Roofing Building Maintenance Division. In collaboration with Roofing Supply Chain members, this person ensures the consistent, reliable sourcing and availability of raw materials needed to support Roofing Operations' plans while aligning with strategic goals and initiatives. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: List the job's essential or most important functions and responsibilities. Include all important aspects of the job -- whether performed daily, weekly, monthly, or annually; and any that occur at irregular intervals.

  • Researches commodities markets, sources and cultivates a list of suppliers, negotiates and executes Supply Agreements, and maintains effective business relationships with key suppliers.
  • Acts as first point of contact and problem resolution for supplier issues and concerns regarding service level agreements.
  • Communicates Tremco procurement policies and performance metrics (quality standards, on time delivery, NAFTA certification, import documentation, supplier audits, etc.), and takes action to negotiate claims and secure concessions in the event of non-compliance.
  • Ensures that necessary documentation (purchase orders, invoices) are appropriately verified and authorized, and follows up to resolve discrepancies.
  • Maintains financial records (current costs, price standards) and forecasts commodities trends in support of near and long-term production plans and budgeting requirements.
  • Provides accurate, up-to-date information to the Roofing Supply Chain team for defined commodities (raw materials, packaging, etc.) on quantity, quality, and availability, to support production planning necessary to meet sales/operational objectives.
  • Collaborates with cross functional groups to identify new, and sometimes non-traditional opportunities
  • Serves as the main product sourcing liaison between Tremco and other RPM subsidiary organizations to identify and review new mutually beneficial opportunities.
  • Works with the RPM Center Led Procurement Organization on cost reduction opportunities as well as reviewing RPM landscape for insourcing options.
  • Is aware of and ensures that own and other's actions are in alignment with Tremco's OHS&E procedures and protocols and RPM's code of conduct policies. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Keywords: Tremco Incorporated, Cleveland , Sourcing Specialist - Raw Materials, Other , Beachwood, Ohio

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