Sr Strategic Sourcing Specialist
Company: Atmos Energy Corp.
Posted on: June 12, 2021
THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT ATTEMPT TO LIST ALL OF THE DUTIES
THAT ARE OR MAY BE PERFORMED IN THIS POSITION.
Develops and utilizes sourcing strategies with the goal of
identifying and initiating continuous cost reduction opportunities
while simultaneously promoting improvements in quality service and
Employs Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) evaluation on major
commodity groups sourced. Educates user community on the importance
of TCO evaluation and effectively communicates business impact.
Develops and utilizes economic analysis model consistent with cost
drivers for various commodities.
Conducts source selection qualification contract negotiations
procurement management and MRP (Material Requirements and Planning)
analysis of assigned commodities inventories and special
Creates and manages supply and/or service agreements maintains
effective supplier relations and actively leads and/or participates
in enterprise-wide sourcing teams.
Initiates and leads cross-functional efforts to achieve
standardization leverages expenditures adopts and implements best
Determines appropriate supply plan and carryout required actions
utilizing available procurement support personnel.
Coordinates and expedites both internally and externally flow of
materials parts and assemblies maintains effective
interdepartmental communications and assists with technical
direction and guidance as required.
Supports Supplier Diversity program and works to ensure minority
women owned and other diverse business enterprises are proactively
developed and incorporated to the purchasing strategies.
Compiles and evaluates information for forecasting product
requirements to suppliers.
Evaluates and implements e-commerce solutions to enhance
procurement efficiencies as feasible.
- Keeps abreast of current market knowledge for materials
supplies and equipment needed to support operations.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business
Administration/Management with a minimum of four years experience
in operation maintenance or construction as related to the energy
industry. Must include two years direct experience in strategic
sourcing and purchasing activities. Professional Registration is
preferable. Or a general educational knowledge normally acquired
through a high school diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma
(GED) and six years progressively responsible professional
experience in strategic sourcing and purchasing.
Must be able to develop and maintain effective business
relationships with internal clients as well as supplier
representatives. Effective interpersonal and communication skills
are a must. Requires the ability to prepare and give effective
professional presentations at all levels of the organization. Must
be able to direct, lead, and facilitate cross-functional teams.
Requires the ability to communicate with internal and/or external
customers in order to obtain and/or provide explanations and/or
information on details necessary for strategic sourcing
Must be able to develop and utilize economic total cost of
ownership models for the evaluation of vendor proposals. Requires
the ability to perform analyses involving ratios, percentages, and
simple statistical methods.
Requires intermediate computer skills for economic analysis
(e.g. MS Excel) and correspondence (e.g. MS Word). Requires
knowledge of integrated purchasing and inventory control database
applications such as Oracle SAP etc.
Works in an office environment with some domestic travel (20 -
30%). Requires occasionally performing activities including but not
limited to bending, stooping, grasping, reaching, twisting,
turning, and/or lifting.
Atmos Energy Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race color religion sex sexual orientation gender
identity age national origin disability or veteran status.
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