Posted June 2022

Job Description

COMPANY BACKGROUND

With over 90 years of experience, Daniel is the only manufacturer that has the knowledge and experience to engineer and offer superior products that are trusted to provide the most reliable and accurate measurements in the global oil and gas industry. Daniel offers a wide variety of products including orifice fittings, liquid turbine meters and control valves. In 2021, Daniel was purchased by Turnspire Capital Partners and continues to focus of providing world class products to the oil and gas industry.

General Description:

The Strategic Sourcing Specialist is responsible for support and execution of supply chain strategies and initiatives in their global area; including (but not limited to): supplier identification, RFQ development, defining sourcing decisions, and project implementation of assigned commodities.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Define supply strategies for a wide range of assigned commodities which include machined parts, plates, plating, painting, calibration, springs, electrical parts, flanges and fittings, in coordination with the Strategic Purchasing team.
  • Manage and control the commercial relationship with the assigned key suppliers by monitoring their performance in key metrics such as on-time deliveries, quality, and lead times.
  • New supplier identification and development. Including: terms negotiation, evaluation of capacity and quality to ensure compliance with company requirements.
  • Resolve supply issues with world area suppliers (Pricing, Invoices, Delivery, Quality).
  • Coordinate between assigned suppliers and Global Procurement and Operations.
  • Seek and implement projects focused on obtaining benefits in the supply of raw materials such as savings, lead time reduction, regionalization, risk mitigation and contracts.

Requirements:

  • Customer Focus: Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customer and gains their trust and respect.
  • Decision Quality: Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions.
  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results
  • Ethics and Values: Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the factual truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn’t misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.
  • Integrity and Trust: Adheres to an appropriate and effective set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times; acts in line with those values; rewards the right values and disapproves of others; practices what he/she preaches
  • Priority Setting: Spends his/her time and the time of others on what’s important; quickly zeros in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; can quickly sense what will help/hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus.

Experience:

  • 3+ years of supply chain experience with a global manufacturing company required
  • International purchasing experience with strategic responsibility for procurement/planning of mechanical components preferred
  • Strong presentation skills – must be comfortable and competent at presenting technical information to senior management and defending position
  • Organizational and analytical skills
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of management in order to facilitate accomplishment of mutual goals
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to communicate with colleagues in other countries
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret engineering drawings, quality systems requirements and customer specifications
  • Ability to understand component requirements and communicate requirements to suppliers
  • Ability to project a positive and professional image on behalf of the organization
  • Possess sufficient oral and written communication skills to communicate effectively with suppliers and all levels of staff throughout the organization
  • Ability to solve problems independently
  • Solid personal computer skills with strong capability with Microsoft Office products; Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience with MRP
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally (up to 10%)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Master’s Degree a plus, but not required.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish (Advanced) Preferred

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