Job Posting: Sourcing Specialist

SUMMARY: Responsible for prospecting, developing and recommending qualified sources for assigned commodities, and ensuring 100% on time delivery (OTIF) for the assigned finished products.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Prospecting and development of qualified sources for assigned commodities.
  2. Establishing mutually beneficial contractual arrangements which provide cost control.
  3. Collaborate with suppliers to generate YOY cost savings to offset inflationary pressures
  4. Lead the S & OP process for assigned products to optimize customer OTIF (On time in full) and inventory.
  5. Forecast demands to the supplier to maintain production schedules and meet OTIF targets.
  6. Configure ERP system to generate planning and purchasing requirements.
  7. Maintain a current list of vendors and items with preferably three options to purchase or source for each item.
  8. Set up and maintain BOM’s.
  9. Correspond with vendors on any discrepancies to achieve a resolution.
  10. Manage and communicate in a timely manner product and conversion changes

 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position may direct cross functional teams.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; and at least five (5) years’ sourcing experience.  Requires computer knowledge with experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, and experience working in an ERP system.


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.

WORK/LIFE BALANCE: Summit Brands offers an exceptional work environment with work/life balance, an outstanding benefits package and opportunities for career development comparable to some of the industry’s finest. Our culture is unique with a blend of determined focus, wellness, fitness and family.

 HOURS: Normally 8AM to 5PM.  Must be flexible depending upon business needs.