Mitsubishi Electric is the world's leading manufacturer of power quality solutions and is at the leading edge of technology and innovation in designing and manufacturing UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) systems. The core products sold by MEPPI’s UPS Division are comprised of precision-engineered, high quality uninterruptible power supplies to protect its customers’ mission-critical equipment during times of power instability.
We are currently accepting resumes for a Sourcing Specialist to join our growing UPS team. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management with 8+ years of experience with purchasing, supplier management of contracts/agreements. In this role you will manage and develop vendor/supplier relationships, oversee supplier contracts and agreements, develop sourcing strategies and strengthen overall supply management effectiveness for the Uninterruptible Power Supply Division (UPSD). To achieve this goal you will have an opportunity to:
Collaborate with internal stakeholders to manage, draft, negotiate and execute supplier contracts and agreements including evaluation, qualification, selection, negotiation, costing, risk analysis and technical capability.
Create detailed opportunity-specific sourcing strategies with supplier evaluation and risk analysis and present supplier recommendations to UPSD stakeholders.
Lead supply chain efforts for proposal teams. Provide purchasing and supply chain guidance to proposal teams.
Identify and track cost savings/overruns and facilitate resolution between engineering and vendors/suppliers.
Resolve commercial and technical supplier issues and actions serving as liaison between supplier and MEPPI.
Negotiate non-conforming material cost recovery. Coordinate and manage vendor/supplier chargebacks.
Monitor products, parts and service cost performance and implement procurement strategies designed to reduce current and future costs. Manage supplier performance for price, delivery, quality and contract compliance.
Plan, schedule and issue purchase orders for products, parts and services according to forecasts, customer requirements and internal requisitions. Obtain approvals per MEPPI’s Limits of Authority policy.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or related field and a minimum 8 years of experience with purchasing and managing supplier contracts/agreements, or equivalent education or experience.
Advanced skills in supply chain systems and techniques including seasoned negotiating skills.
Advanced interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills required to communicate with employees and outside contacts.
Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
Advanced computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Office products and MRP/ERP Systems.
Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% as required.
Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits package including 401k, paid vacation and holidays, medical, dental and vision coverage and much more. Our corporate headquarters is located in Warrendale, PA. We offer an on-site fitness center and café as well as free parking.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to send resume to email@example.com or apply online to Req code 1923 at www.meppijobs.com
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About Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (MEPPI)
Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. Headquartered in Warrendale, Pa., Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. is a U.S. affiliate of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation responsible for serving the North American power systems, rail transportation with electrical and electronic products, systems and services. Products include gas circuit breakers, vacuum circuit breakers, power transformers, gas insulated sub-stations, power electronics and electricity transmission technologies, generator services, ozone water treatment systems, uninterruptible power supplies, rail transportation equipment and Diamond Vision Video display screens.