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Sourcing Specialist

Kelly Services
Houston, TX 77007
**Kelly Engineering** is currently seeking an experienced **Sourcing Specialist** in **Houston, Texas** !


The Sourcing Specialist is part of the Maintenance, Repair and Operations & Capital Sourcing Team which manages the sourcing needs for Dow businesses and Capital Project teams. The Sourcing Specialist will actively engage and support clients in the businesses and functions to ensure that sourcing requirements are known, and that supplier quality and service levels meet expectations. This role also negotiates assigned specific equipment or services purchases for execution as purchase orders.


**Primary Responsibilities:**


+ Develop knowledge of the supply market and suppliers.

+ Responsible for the negotiation, execution and implementation of POs and related work processes in accordance with the strategies within the commercial area and/or geography.

+ Engage with Stakeholders to clarify the scope of service, quality, volume and requirements for POs.

+ Analyze data to identify improvements in vendor and document savings delivered to projects.

+ Utilize available electronic Sourcing tools (e.g. Zycus) to the fullest capability, to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the Purchasing process.


**Skills & Knowledge:**


+ Adeptly use I/T applications (SAP, Excel, etc.) to execute the Source to Pay work process Diamond Systems and associated systems (Zycus, Master Data Governance etc.)

+ Work independently with a high degree of organization.

+ Ability to persuade internal and external clients through effective communication skills.

+ Strong collaboration skills across Source to Pay colleagues, suppliers and stakeholders.

+ Quickly learn and adapt to enhanced work processes.

+ Strong data analysis skills to effectively identify value opportunities.

+ Exhibition of strong work ethic and responsiveness to earn respect of business partners.

+ Strong customer mindset and multi-tasking skills.

+ Strong teamwork, interpersonal, facilitative, analytical, and organizational skills

+ Proactive attitude and ability to continuously seek opportunities to improve work processes and activities.

+ Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.

+ Demonstrates strong decision-making skills and the ability to prioritize appropriately.

+ Effectively interacts with multiple functions and diverse individuals to achieve goals.

+ Effectively manages multiple competing priorities.


**Required Qualifications:**


+ A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required.

+ At least 3 years of relevant experience.


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**Why Kelly** **** **Engineering?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-14 Expires: 2022-10-15

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