Sourcing Specialist - Leeds, AL

Leeds, Alabama
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Hubbell Incorporated
Manufacturing & operations
10,001+ employees
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Job Overview

The Sourcing Specialist will develop and implement sourcing strategies to meet raw material needs throughout the Switching & Fusing Business Unit.

A Day In The Life

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead sourcing of major commodity items for the Business Unit
  • Analyze potential suppliers in our market
  • Work with our corporate sourcing team on cost savings projects
  • Evaluate proposals from vendors and negotiate within budgetary limitations
  • Work with Product Engineers to develop cost effective product components
  • Work closely with manufacturing management to ensure inventory goals are met
  • Monitor supplier quality and delivery performance and lead improvement efforts

What Will Help You Thrive in this Role?

  • Bachelors degree in supply chain management or technical field
  • 3+ years of experience in a materials role involving sourcing activities for a manufacturing operation
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering prints and drawings
  • Possess a solid understanding of manufacturing processes and materials
  • Familiarity with Quality systems, processes, and requirements
  • Demonstrated negotiations experience
  • Strong analytical skills

Preferred:

  • Experience working with SAP
  • Understanding of, or experience working with international logistics
  • Understanding of commodity markets

Hubbell Incorporated

Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.

The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.

We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.

Hubbell Utility Solutions

Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications. HUS provides the critical components that allow the grid to reliably transmit and distribute energy, as well as the communications and controls technologies to make the grid smarter and more flexible.

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.