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Posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 4:32 PM

Job Description
We have an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Sourcing Specialist / Purchasing Talent
In this role, candidates will support the Broadwind Towers and Heavy Fabrication projects where they will be responsible for both, day to day purchasing, as well as sourcing of a more strategic nature. Candidate will be responsible for executing sourcing initiatives, identifying and leading appropriate external resources and manage multiple supplier relationships. Candidate must develop a thorough understanding of the production schedules to ensure needed supplies are available to meet our customers deadlines.
This exempt level position is a very hands:on role requiring time in both plants, talking with Leaders and other team members involved in production.
Responsibilities and Essential Functions (May include some or all of the following responsibilities)
:Manage
sourcing/purchasing activities, based on the production schedule, ensuring required supplies are on site at the time needed :
:Assess pricing, timelines, availability and quality of materials
:Follow established non:conformance processes and report problems immediately
:Work with system to understand priorities and obstacles
:Raise the red flag when needed
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Lead a more strategic process including, quotation reviews, supplier/contract negotiations and supplier development for fabrication projects
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Assess and develop strategies that identify objectives, communication pathways and departmental coordination to meet timelines
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Work closely with new product development to align priorities with sourcing plans
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Drive process improvement and document standard procedural format when applicable
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Develop and conduct preferred supplier performance reviews:
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Identify strengths and weaknesses of current supply base
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Manage supplier scorecards, quality standards and service obligations
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Facilitate supplier engagement and long:term supplier relationships
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Prepare reports to communicate necessary information.
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Assists finance with invoice discrepancies and supplier billing issues.
:Work with teams to perform inventory counts on necessary intervals; assist finance with invoice discrepancies and supplier billing issues.
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Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
Academic/Experience/Credentials/Certifications
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Bachelors Degree (or equivalent experience) in business management, accounting, finance, engineering, or supply chain management.
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3+ years in supply chain and sourcing in a manufacturing environment
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Experience with order management system required; Great Plains software preferred
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CPIM, CPM, Lean, other related certifications desirable
:Valid drivers license with proof of insurance required; ability to travel to vendors and between facilities in Abilene
Specialized
Skills/Knowledge/Ability
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Results driven, able to execute to a plan with limited supervision
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Ability to work in a highly reactive environment
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Sense of urgency and understanding of the obligation to keep production running
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High attention to detail, good analysis and reporting skills
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Ability to problem solve and come up with sound alternatives
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Skilled with Microsoft office
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Strong interpersonal and customer/vendor interface skills
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Successful communicating across functional teams
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Ability to negotiate with successful results
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Skilled with Microsoft office (Word, Excel and Power Point)
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Conducts all business with vendors and customers with the highest of ethical standards
Company Description
Broadwind Towers, a division of Broadwind Energy, specializes in the production of wind turbine towers and fabrications for oil and gas, mining and other industrial applications. With facilities throughout the U.S., Broadwind Energys talented team of employees is committed to helping customers maximize performance of their investments:quicker, easier and smarter.
Broadwi

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• Location: Abilene

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