• Sourcing Specialist - AUS

    Location US-GA-Lawrenceville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/28/2019 5:28 PM)
    ID
    237466
    Category
    Supply Chain
    Employment Type
    Fulltime-Regular
  • Overview

    About Aramark
    Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world.  Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities.  Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

     

    Description

    POSITION OBJECTIVE:

     

    The Sourcing Specialist implements sourcing plans and tactics to effectively manage the assigned category and associated activities. An important aspect of this role is maximizing vendors’ performance and supporting the Aramark’s business plan for uniform products.

     

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    • Executes the development process by reviewing lab dips, counter samples, pre-production samples and TOP samples, and provide comments to vendors and guide the development in the right direction.
    • Implements plans to assure orders meet specified quality and delivery times
    • Documents performance to action plans and timelines for assigned sourcing projects, such as internal testing and external third party audits
    • Establishes and maintain supplier base in conformance with guidance from sourcing Managers.
    • Handles requests for information, quotations, proposals, and bidding processes.
    • Evaluates current and potential suppliers in coordination with Social Compliance Team.
    • Negotiates with suppliers to meet quality, delivery, and cost objectives.
    • Executes contract negotiation and development in coordination with Sourcing Manager.
    • Works with Sourcing Manager or Sourcing Director to guarantee supply for all programs.
    • Establishes and maintains rapport with all levels of supplier personnel and internal customers.
    • Identifies opportunities and implements actions to achieve efficiencies.

    QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • A Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics, or International Business or related field or equivalent work experience is preferred.
    • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (Verbal and Written).
    • Sound business understanding.
    • Apparel industry knowledge is preferred but not required
    • Ability to prioritize work and follow instructions.
    • Self-starter, multi-task oriented and the ability to resolve issues in a timely fashion.

    Qualifications

     

    EXPERIENCE:

    • 2-4 years’ experience with supplier management and procurement required or Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, and Business Administration.
    • Acute sense of urgency, excellent customer service skills and demeanor
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
    • Detail oriented
    • Strong command of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel; MS Access a plus

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

    • Acute sense of urgency, excellent customer service skills and demeanor
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
    • Detail oriented
    • Strong command of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel; MS Access a plus
    • Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures

     

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