Strategic Sourcing Lead
Houston, TX 77043 US
- Lead negotiations for goods and services, leveraging market knowledge and competitive balance.
- Negotiate terms and mitigate risks.
- Build strong internal relationships and challenge operational procedures for cost and quality improvements.
- Drive savings through financial analysis and Total Cost of Ownership modeling.
- Manage end-to-end negotiation process and implement procurement technologies.
- Develop negotiation plans and manage cross-departmental relationships.
- Cultivate long-term supply partnerships for cost reduction.
- Ensure compliance with safety regulations.
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, or Supply Chain Management; MBA preferred
- 6 years of industrial procurement experience in supply chain strategy and national negotiations
- Skills: Proficient in supply chain processes, strategic sourcing, market analysis, and contract law
- Strong negotiation and influencing skills for team-based environment
- Analytical ability to identify trends and prioritize procurement opportunities
- Effective planning, organizational, and relationship-building skills
- Financial analysis proficiency for decision-making
- Excellent networking, interpersonal, and communication skills
- Proficient in SAP and Microsoft Office.