Supply Management Specialist III in Fuquay Varina, NC at Volt

Date Posted: 8/30/2018

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Job Description

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.

Capitalizing on knowledge and innovation, comprehensive resources, and technology, Volt provides top talent to the many thousands of clients across the globe.  Over 60 years of unwavering focus on the issues of workforce management have gained us a reputation of being one of the most knowledgeable and accomplished strategic workforce partners in business for clients and candidates alike.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking a Supply Management Specialists to work onsite at John Deere’s facility in Fuquay-Varina, NC, IL. These are contingent positions forecasted to last several years.

Candidate Responsibilities:

  • Lead and/or support a Strategic Sourcing team with the development and implementation of sourcing strategies, meeting Enterprise Product Delivery Process and Enterprise Order Fulfillment requirements and goals on product cost, schedule and quality.
  • Plays a key role in integrating suppliers early in the process to optimize design and cost.
  • Builds and develops a supply base for procuring complex and strategic materials, products, supplies and services.
  • Coordinates and leads efforts to address chronic supplier performance issues.
  • Develops, builds and maintains an ongoing relationship with assigned suppliers to monitor and improve supplier performance.
  • Lead and/or support the negotiation of supply agreements with suppliers.
  • Collects cost data and prepares supplier cost/industry analysis.
  • Works with engineers and suppliers on product specification, making recommendations to ensure quality products at the lowest total cost.
  • Provides work direction and/or coaching as necessary to less experienced supply management personnel.

Required Skills/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Management or equivalent work experience.
  • 1-2 years of supply management/purchasing experience.
  • Experience with SAP.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Ability to understand engineering prints.
  • Ability to analyze numeric or financial information.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability o build and maintain relationships with suppliers and peers.
  • Experience with new product development.
  • 1-3 years of project management experience.

***These positions are located in Fuquay-Varina, NC. Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense.***

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer