Job Title:

Strategic Sourcing Manager

Job Division:
LAUNCH Professional Jobs - Supply Chain Management
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Job Summary:

Strategic Sourcing Manager


LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking a Strategic Sourcing Manager for an opportunity in Atlanta, GA.


Job Duties and Responsibilities: 


Responsible for providing strategic leaderhsip and managing sourcing activities. This resource will facilitate supplier presentations/evaluations, engage and collaborate with with consultants and other subject matter experts. 


Qualifications and Requirements:


• Activities include but are not limited to management of daily activities, supplier performance (cost, quality and schedule), and pricing negotiations.
• Understand planning parameters such as safety stock, lead times, lot sizes, configuration management, sourcing rules, demand time fence, etc.
• Understand the methods and techniques involved in lean manufacturing and Just-in-Time (JIT) management.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential to this position. Regular internal contacts will include various different departments including but not limited to Engineering, Quality, Program Management, and Accounts Payable. Acts as the primary interface contact for suppliers. 
• Proficient in the use of MS Office suite of software applications.
• Proficient understanding of MRP or ERP systems 
• Requires a 4-year college degree in Purchasing, Planning and/or business fields.
• 5 years Purchasing, Planning and/or Supply Chain experience.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Why Choose LAUNCH?


A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights.