Sourcing Specialist
Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Position Summary

Manage and develop vendor/supplier relationships, oversee supplier contracts and agreements, develop sourcing strategies and strengthen overall supply management effectiveness for the Uninterruptible Power Supply Division (UPSD).
Essential Functions

  • Manage and develop vendor/supplier relationships with key interfacing UPSD departments to strengthen supply management effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to manage, draft, negotiate and execute supplier contracts and agreements including evaluation, qualification, selection, negotiation, costing, risk analysis and technical capability.
  • Create detailed opportunity-specific sourcing strategies with supplier evaluation and risk analysis and present supplier recommendations to UPSD stakeholders.
  • Lead supply chain efforts for proposal teams. Provide purchasing and supply chain guidance to proposal teams.
  • Identify and track cost savings/overruns and facilitate resolution between engineering and vendors/suppliers.
  • Resolve commercial and technical supplier issues and actions serving as liaison between supplier and MEPPI.
  • Negotiate non-conforming material cost recovery. Coordinate and manage vendor/supplier chargebacks.
  • Monitor products, parts and service cost performance and implement procurement strategies designed to reduce current and future costs. Manage supplier performance for price, delivery, quality and contract compliance.
  • Plan, schedule and issue purchase orders for products, parts and services according to forecasts, customer requirements and internal requisitions. Obtain approvals per MEPPI's Limits of Authority policy.
  • Further the goals and positive, professional image of the Division through effective dealings with customers and other internal departments and divisions.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or related field and a minimum 8 years of experience with purchasing and managing supplier contracts/agreements, or equivalent education or experience.
  • Advanced skills in supply chain systems and techniques including seasoned negotiating skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of UPS or other power quality equipment products and services.
  • Advanced interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills required to communicate with employees and outside contacts.
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Advanced computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Office products and MRP/ERP Systems.

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