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Global Sourcing Engineering Specialist

Glen Allen, VA 23060

Posted: 04/20/2022 Industry: Specialty Skills Job Number: 5601

Job Description

We are seeking qualified candidates for a Global Sourcing Specialist

Business Purpose of job

The Global Sourcing Specialist’s primary focus is to provide technical assistance to support the supplier sourcing function within a cross-functional product category team(s) and to lead varying research/projects within the Sourcing Department. 

Required Skills
  • BS degree in Engineering or equivalent technical training and experience
  • 1-4 years of experience in engineering or purchasing; experience working with China-based supplier(s) is desirable
  • Excellent computer skills to include an advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Office; proficiency in Tableau or Excel (power user, pivot tables) or other business analytics software is desirable
  • Knowledge and experience with problem-solving, and process improvement tools

Additional Skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes and materials, including plastic injection molding, and metal stamping
  • Highly organized self-starter who can manage multiple projects at one time
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Proven project management skills and the ability to clearly present (written and verbal) recommendations and ideas and to summarize complex issues
  • Must be able to travel to overseas suppliers on occasion



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