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Sourcing Specialist

Company: HR Collaboration Group LLC
Location: Nappanee
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Sourcing Specialist

This role is located in Nappanee, Indiana.

Want to Build a Career using your special talents, within a driven and connected team of problem-solvers and innovators? Do you thrive on making an impact in your role and being part of a team who cares about people and Quality of Life?

Then, ATC Trailers has a place for you!

Who We Are:

ATC offers engineered mobile solutions primarily in aluminum trailers, with a reputation built around quality, strength, and durability. What started out as a couple of guys out of a garage, building a trailer a week, is now a community of dedicated trailer builders working side by side to produce the same high-level quality product and continued reputation that speaks volumes about ATC's dedication to excellence, career development, and ongoing team member recognition. So, come join the many others who are "building their careers" and success every single day at ATC Trailers!

Our Mission: To create long-term value for our employees, community, and customers with sustained investment in our people, processes, business partners and product lines.

What We Offer:

  • Clean and safe environment, people-oriented and focused on maintaining work/life balance
  • Open communication, commitment to transparency and a people-centric culture
  • Collaborative, energizing, and innovative work
  • Personal and career growth and development opportunities
  • Competitive pay
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellness programs
  • Retirement Program with Employer Match!
  • Best practice Paid Time Off policies and Paid Holidays

What You'll Do:

As the Sourcing Specialist, you will research, plan, source, and ensure delivery on various parts and supplies to ensure quality materials, on-time delivery, cost effectiveness, and production continuity.

Your Accountabilities in the Role:

  • Collaborates with Engineers and sources suppliers for new parts based on new specifications, ensuring a high quality, accurate product that falls within the cost and delivery parameters.
  • Performs contract and Supplier Agreement negotiations with new suppliers to ensure quality, delivery and pricing meets ATC standards.
  • Handles parts and supplier issues and works with vendors to resolve in a complete and timely way.
  • Partners and develops key supplier relationships to ensure a mutually beneficial relationship.
  • Reviews and maintains the Supplier Management system ensuring quality vendor performance, alternative partner vendors in various markets, and data is up to date. Advises management on any significant variances.
  • Collaborates with other areas of the business to continually enhance the Supply Chain process.
  • Develops and maintains complete and up-to-date files on all activity, agreements, and contact information for ease of processes.

Position Requirements:

  • Education: A Bachelor's Degree in Business, Purchasing, Supply Chain or similar field preferred; will consider a combination of education and experience.
  • Experience: 2 + years of sourcing, buying, or purchasing within a manufacturing, trailer, auto or RV industry preferred. Experience working within a mid to large company working with new products and managing many various parts and supplies required. Familiar with ISO:9001 Supplier requirements would be a plus.
  • Certification(s): PPAP experience is a plus (Pre-production approval process)
  • Functional Skills: Proven ability to research, analyze, plan and execute on sourcing initiatives. Excellent organization and analytical skills, with strong prioritization skills to meet timelines and goals. Strong attention to detail and processes; can understand blue prints and specification; solid forward-thinking to create a smooth supply chain process with production continuity; able to manage by data points and KPI's.
  • Technology Aptitude/Skills: Strong PC and Microsoft Office skills, especially with Excel. Familiar with ERP systems, electronic KanBan and inventory systems.
  • Language Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work with varying vendors.
  • Leadership/Behaviors: Strong customer-focus and ability to work independently; advanced ability to collaborate, network and negotiate; able to manage conflict well; able to build/maintain vendor relationships; strong ability to listen, respond professionally, and influence individuals; proactive to ensure processes and problems are being managed well.
  • Culture Match Behaviors: Enjoys and thrives in a fast-paced, high-growth environment, with a huge drive to create an impact while also being a respectful problem-solver and a collaborative, continuous learning team member.

Other Important Information:

Pay/Salary: Pay is commensurate with proven expertise.

And, the compensation will grow as the team member grows!

Reports To: Sourcing Manager

Core Hours: 7:00 am 4:00 pm

Typical Work Week: M-F; occasional Saturdays (when applicable); typically, 40-45 hours a week on average

Direct Reports: n/a

Travel: Limited; Up to 10%

Work Conditions: Office environment

Keywords: HR Collaboration Group LLC, South Bend , Sourcing Specialist, Other , Nappanee, Indiana

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