SOURCING ASSOCIATE

Regular Full-Time
Corporate Headquarters, Indianapolis, IN, US

Summary:

Sourcing Associate responsibility includes assurance of supply, superior cost management and uncompromising stewardship. They will have system responsibility including, but not limited to, price updates, invoice discrepancy resolution, and vendor registration. The Associate will have additional support responsibilities to include a variety of project-related work and daily management tasks related to material sourcing, usage tracking and forecasting and price reconciliation.

 

0-20%                   Sourcing

0-20%                 Sourcing Support

30%-100%           Transactional – System Work

Report: May support 1-3 Strategic Sourcing managers but report to one Strategic Sourcing Manager

 

Responsibilities could include the following in support of 1-3 Strategic Sourcing Managers

  • Transactional: Updating Pricing, Invoice Resolution, System Support

  • Sourcing Support: First line of defense with Suppliers after escalation from planners or finance, Assistance with Request for Quotes, Bid Analysis, Volume Tracking for Rebates, 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Enters Supplier Price in ERP

  • Management of Contract Database Excel Tracker for Sales, Strategic Sourcing Direct and Indirect, and all other company contracts 

  • Collect info for new item Set up - COA, Spec Sheets, Kosher Certs., SDS 

  • Manage Price Blocks

  • Manage the Admin Side of Incoming RFP requests (ship from addresses etc)

  • Provide analytics, pivot tables and spreadsheets as request

  • Review Freight Cost to ensure Supply Chain profitability

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with Value Analysis projects

  • Communicate and create Industry trends and reports

  • Communicate and create meeting summaries for internal distribution

  • Generate supplier reports: on-time delivery, errors, corrective action, capacity, historical pricing

  • Conduct Clerical duties as requested

Qualifications Required: Associates Degree or greater

Qualifications Preferred: Sourcing support experience and experience working with systems

Skills: Problem solving capabilities, strong communication, interpersonal, organizational skills

Microsoft Skills:  Must have strong excel skills including VLookup and Pivot Table

Training: As potential for direct Sourcing, will obtain all training of management level plus training on specific systems



Supervisor: General Manager

 


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Harris & Ford. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.