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SPECIALIST, CATEGORY SOURCING

Company: Crowley Maritime Corporation
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

*OUR PEOPLE:*We deliver positive results and experiences for our partners by first empowering our people. Our industry experts are singularly skilled at what they do and equally adept at bringing their skills together to build solutions stronger than the sum of their parts. Our inclusion and employee-centric focus make for a workplace that provides valuable services and experiences. * **THE CROWLEY WAY:*Guided by our three values: integrity, sustainability and drive, we believe in and celebrate the power of collaboration between people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to achieve business and personal goals. We support the development of our people and are committed to growing together, inclusively. *GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:*Develop sources of supply which support specific categories by contacting suppliers, securing bids, and selecting/negotiating pricing with approved vendors. Research suppliers to determine process, timing, reliability and level of quality. Identify and expedite purchase orders in response to material requirements typically established by internal customers and operational requirements. Analyze supplier data and price proposals to confirm acceptable pricing and reliability of supplies. Determine and develop appropriate sources of supply and maintain cooperative working relationships with vendors to stay current with trends and technologies, products and services. Maintain data information, files, reports and records in accordance with established guidelines, policies and procedures. *EDUCATION: *Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance or a related field; or a combination of post high school and equal experience may be substituted for education. *EXPERIENCE:* 10 years purchasing of materials experience in addition to a strong background in customer interface roles and a basic understanding of price analysis methodologies. Procurement/buying experience preferably in the marine or aeronautical space.Previous experience successfully working with Accounts Payables and invoices preferred. *TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY:*Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel. Advanced proficiency with electronic sourcing and procurements systems and tools. Must possess attention to detail and accuracy. *COMPETENCIES:*Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, both internal and external of the organization. Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously. Ability to identify complex problems and review related information to develop, evaluate and implement solutions. Ability to present strategic sourcing solutions for materials and/or services in collaboration with the procurement team and business stakeholders. Ability to document existing and new processes. Knowledge of the concepts around interfacing business applications, standard procurement concepts, practices, and procedures. Knowledge of and the ability to understand integration needs and configure third party applications. *OTHER:*Bilingual (English/Spanish). Ability to travel as necessary. *JOB SCOPE:*Position impacts multiple business units/segments. *WORKING CONDITIONS:*Normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, temperature and the like. Extended use of a computer keyboard, viewing of a computer monitor and the ability to sit for long periods of time. **Job:** **Materials* **Organization:** **Crowley USD BU* **Title:** *SPECIALIST, CATEGORY SOURCING* **Location:** *FL-JACKSONVILLE* **Requisition ID:** *JAC000012*

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