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Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6979581
Company Name
Natus Medical
Physical Address
Company Worksite
Schaumburg, IL 60193
Job Description

Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Requisition ID:
9775

Location:
USA, Illinois, Schaumburg

Employment Duration:
Regular Full time

Description

About Natus:Founded in 1989, Natus Medical Incorporated is a leading manufacturer of medical devices and software and a service provider for the Newborn Care, Neurology, Sleep, Hearing and Balance markets. Natus products are used in hospitals, clinics and laboratories worldwide. Our mission is to improve outcomes and patient care in target markets through innovative screening, diagnostic and treatment solutions.

Position Title: Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Summary:

Strategic Sourcing is responsible for the development and execution of sourcing strategies to leverage relationships across Natus to achieve best total value. Includes Category and/or Commodity analysis/management strategies and execution, supplier relationship management, negotiation, risk management and supply base performance management. Minimal travel required.

In this job you will;

Analyze and understand Natus spend and supply base and apply this knowledge to develop commodity management strategies to improve leverage of spend.

Identify and implement cost reduction and process improvement initiatives within assigned commodities/categories.

Negotiate agreements with suppliers to improve key business terms such as inventory, price, payment terms, regulatory responsibilities, etc

Establish strategies to minimize supplier risk in assigned commodities

Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to understand needs and ensure the highest value is delivered to the business.

Conduct analysis of market conditions and trends for use in commodity strategy development

Develop appropriate strategies for commodity/category assigned to improve leverage of spend.

Identify and implement cost reduction projects within assigned commodities/categories.

Lead projects to support cost reduction or process improvement initiatives.

Support Quality and Regulatory to address Natus needs related to supplier quality performance and registration requirements

Conduct analysis of market conditions and trends for use in commodity strategy development.

Support Tactical Purchasing as related to supply issues as needed.

Travel Required: 10%

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university and five years related experience and/or training

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CPSM / CPM desirable

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Results focused
  • Strong strategic thinker
  • Detail oriented
  • Sound and timely decision maker
  • Project management
  • Negotiation and contract management
  • Strong data management skills

Ability to work with:

- Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access

- MRP system capability

- Prior experience in a medical or highly regulated industry is desirable

Benefits:

Natus offers competitive salaries, comprehensive benefit package that starts on your 1st day, 401k match, an employee stock purchase plan, 9 paid holidays, generous paid time off plan (4 weeks to start) and tuition reimbursement up to $5,000 annually.

Natus Medical is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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


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