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Sourcing Coordinator

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Job # 10397866
Date Posted: 02-09-2018
Sourcing Coordinator -  Los Angeles, CA 90016  
Pay Rate: $30/Hour
M-F 40 Hours
Temp 6 months
About the company
A multi-category children's entertainment company since 1994, Our client has been designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing consumer products for children around the world and is recognized as a global growth leader within the toy industry.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Assist with Direct/Indirect Sourcing Project Execution; document performance to action plans and timelines for assigned sourcing projects.
  • Assists with establishing supplier base; Supplier Selection, Development and Supplier Consolidation to ensure Sourcing Optimization and overall Supplier Performance
  • Handles requests for information, quotations, proposals, and bidding processes.
  • Assists with negotiations with suppliers to meet quality, delivery, and cost objectives.
  • Assists with detailed cost analysis of components and purchasing processes control to ensure the highest quality at the lowest cost solution
  • Assists with supplier scorecard evaluations and potential corrective action
  • Partnering with key business stakeholders to ensure sourcing items, and services, to meet the needs of the business.
  • Works with Sourcing Manager or Sourcing Leader to guarantee supply for all portfolios.
  • Establishes and maintains rapport with all levels of supplier personnel and internal customers.
  • Affecting improvement in sourcing processes through digitization and simplification including management / employee communication, policy recommendations or management dashboards for individual spend controls.
  • Identifies opportunities and implements actions to achieve efficiencies.
  • Supports sourcing strategic initiatives to identify optimal cost productivity opportunities
  • Updates SAP and any other database required for all sourcing information
  • Attends meetings to ensure strategies are aligned with other stakeholders
  • Backs up Indirect Sourcing Leader & Manager when required
  • Any other assigned duties
  • 2 Years of sourcing experience
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Strong Negotiation Skills
  • Ability to work independent and within a team
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Experience with Supplier Management
  • PMAC, SMCA or APICS Designation would be an asset
  • Proficient in the use of SAP
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