Sourcing SpecialistParker Hannifin Corp - Elk Grove, IL
Group: Motion Systems Grp N. America
Job Family: Professional - Entry
Job ID: 7613-1A
Org Marketing Statement
With annual sales of $11 billion in fiscal year 2016, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 60 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.
The Sourcing Specialist works to achieve a competitive advantage for Parker by establishing contractual material supply agreements, and developing and maintaining a broad base of world class suppliers that will ensure a consistent supply of high quality, cost competitive materials and services.
• Continuously search, on a global basis, for new suppliers who can provide better materials, technologies, quality, and/or costs.
• Continuously explore areas of opportunity and investigate better ways of working with current suppliers so that “overall costs of acquisition” are minimized.
• Negotiate material supply contracts with suppliers and establish blanket orders, utilizing consignment agreements, vendor stocking programs and “kanban” contracts where applicable.
• Work closely with other purchasing staff to ensure that suppliers are cooperative and continually meeting their obligations.
• Target material cost reductions objectives for assigned commodities to meet or exceed Supply Chain material budgets on a division level. Report results to management on a regular basis.
• A Post Secondary Education with five (5) to seven (7) years of buying experience, or a certificate/diploma in Buying/Purchasing with three (3) to five (5) years of buying experience, preferably in the manufacturing sector, or a combination of relevant education and experience.
• Excellent communications skills (verbal and written).
• Excellent interpersonal skills and must be able to deal effectively with people at all levels of the organization, including suppliers, representatives and manufacturers.
• Excellent negotiations skills.
• Excellent understanding of key business drivers and the ability to link these to Supply Chain practices.
• High level of proficiency in the use of personal computers, including Excel and Word.
• Comprehension of MRP/ERP systems, contract law, and mechanical drawings.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions.
(“Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor”)
If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc
The position can be performed from any of the following locations:
Elk Grove, Illinois
8 days 11 hours ago
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With annual sales exceeding $13 billion in fiscal year 2012, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 60,000 people in 48 countries around the world.
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