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Sourcing Manager

TalentStream Marietta Full-Time
$85,000.00 - $115,000.00 / year
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Location: MARIETTA, GA


In today’s world of technology, the recruitment and matching process has become automated, and personal relationships have become something of the past – we’re on a mission to change that! TalentStream specializes in helping organizations find top talent in the Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain space. We provide talent on a Direct Hire and Contract-to-Hire basis.

We are currently working with a client who is seeking qualified candidates for a SOURCING MANAGER based out of their Marietta, GA location.

This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining the supplier base that our client needs to sell and execute their projects. At all times the supplier base should be in such shape that it is in balance with the business needs of the organization. The categories managed range from mechanical and electrical components to complete turn-key systems. During the execution of  projects, you will support the entire procurement process from specification to delivery of the goods and/or services. The Sourcing Manager will be part of Supply Chain Center North America, and will report to the Manager of Strategic Sourcing.


Our client is an established manufacturer in Georgia and is currently looking for a SOURCING MANAGER to join their team.


Job functions for the SOURCING MANAGER position include, but are not be limited to:

 Manage multiple categories:

                - Performing supply market research / identifying possible new suppliers

                - Developing and implement category strategy

                - Realizing added value for the business

 Source one or more categories:

                - Creating program of requirements

                - Setting selection and awarding criteria to assess suppliers and their proposals

                - Developing RFP’s and supplier long list

                - Assessing proposals

               -  Negotiating with suppliers

               -  Creating, implement and manage framework contracts

               -  Implementing and managing framework contracts

 Set up and lead a category team

 Influence stakeholders

 Process improvement and Benchmarking

To be considered for the SOURCING MANAGER position, candidates should meet the following requirements:

  Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering (or similar field)

  Expertise and experience in Electronics

  Minimum 8 years of experience in Procurement with at least 5 years in a Senior position

  Affinity with Manufacturing processes and Activity Based Costing

  Must be willing and able to travel up to 20%. (domestic and international)

Preferred Qualifications:

  Master's degree 

  APICS certification (CSCP, CPIM or related)

  Prior experience in the material handling systems industry or similar


  Excellent negotiating, contracting 

  Organizational skills

  Entrepreneurial spirit

  Cross functional team player


Recommended skills

Strategic Sourcing
Business Process Improvement
Sourcing (Recruitment)
Commercial Awareness
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