Sourcing Manager

Houston, TX 77041

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Supply Chain Job ID:: 131371 Pay Range: $125,000-135,000 / year

Job Description

Our client, located in northwest Houston, is looking to add a Sourcing Manager to their team.  This is a growing company with a fully competitive benefits package that is available immediately.  This position is responsible for leading and managing strategic sourcing, new supplier management, and supplier maintenance and training along with the management of the purchasing team, including exempt and non-exempt employees for two product lines.


Job description:
  • Manages the purchasing efforts to include building and maintaining strong supplier relationships and domestic and global supplier management.
  • Acts as the company’s representative in negotiations with suppliers
  • Manages the sourcing and development of suppliers and contract negotiations for one or more commodities globally.
  • Collaborates with other departments and leadership to identify and develop needs and requirements for equipment, materials, products, and acceptable substitutions.
  • Assesses current material availability; reasonably predicts future availability based on the market, delivery systems, and other variables.
  • Prepares and presents market conditions and materials cost reports.
  • Prepares and processes purchase orders and requisitions for materials, supplies, and equipment.
  • Evaluates and approves conditions for issuing and awarding bids.
  • May participate in inventory management activities, including knowing when materials are received, ensuring inventory is counted, appropriate storage, and transportation of materials.
  • Collaborate with other departments to integrate strategic sourcing and supplier relationship management
  • Manage supply chain productivity savings initiatives and activities
  • Lead the purchasing team, including performance management, career development, time and attendance, and identifying and attracting top talent
  • Manage Purchase Order processing and establish key metrics for tracking commitments of materials delivery to supermarket group
  • Handle special supply chain and operations projects as assigned including continuous improvement initiatives


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Procurement, or equivalent experience and 5 years in sourcing and/or purchasing, or supply chain in a manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience negotiating with domestic and international suppliers
  • Broad commodity sourcing knowledge
  • Proven customer service, project management, analytical, leadership, negotiation, problem solving, contracts and financial skills
  • At least 3 years in a Purchasing or Supply Chain management role
  • Experience in ERP


Meet The Recruiter

Dana Schneider
Sr. Direct-Hire Recruiter

Over ten years of experience in the staffing industry has allowed me to work with diverse individuals in experience and job functions and fill various roles. I enjoy building and maintaining relationships with clients and team members.

I believe that in order to be successful, you must have a solid team ready to work together for a common goal.

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