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Sourcing Specialist in Fort Worth, TX at MDI Group

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Job Description

Sourcing Specialist 
Ft. Worth TX

What you will be doing:

  • Perform market trend analysis, external benchmarking, spend analysis, supplier rationalization and development, supplier risk, performance and compliance monitoring, and ongoing supplier management for the IT commodity.
  • Procure IT requirements while meeting business expectations
  • Manage the third-party reseller strategy
  • Process annual renewals without disruption of support
  • Validate services and costs through contract documents for each type of IT commodity
  • Negotiate cost overages, policies or contractual terms and conditions
  • Process purchase orders and deliver follow up requirements
  • Assist in the supplier selection, qualification, development, and overall supplier management, including:
  • Drafting, managing and terminating contracts
  • Execute cost reduction projects through contract negotiation, process changes, and
  • Implementation of sustainable cost controls, including collaboration with Finance to validate the impact of projects and contract negotiations
  • Perform proper cost analysis of renewals and new requirements
  • Provide periodic reports to the Sourcing leaders and stakeholders
  • Identify and assess supplier capabilities; measure and manage supplier performance as well as maintain current supplier information in the procurement systems
  • Store all documents associated with renewal, including pertinent emails

Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Sourcing preferably with IT/Telecom sourcing experience or IT related contract management/analysis
  • Buyer or ERP experience and knowledge (understand PO process, invoice/pay processes and routines)
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to effectively influence & lead change
  • Controllership and compliance mindset (transactional and process integrity)
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to understand financial reports and contractual language


  • Experience in operations and/ or sourcing in any multinational company
  • Demonstrated project management experience (develop, plan and manage execution to designed deliverables)
  • Experience managing global, shared service delivery in an outsourced supplier model (customer service, transactional processes, initiatives, reporting and metrics)
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate global time zones
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to cope with multiple complex situations daily
  • Strong skills in tools and proficiency in MS Excel, data analysis


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