Sourcing Specialist

Baltimore, MD
Jul 27, 2021
Aug 03, 2021
Full Time
Intralox, LLC, is seeking a highly motivated and self-managed person to serve as Sourcing Specialist in its Supply Chain Department. This position is located in the Hanover, MD office reporting to the Supply Chain Manager.

Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative products and services that improve lives and optimize business worldwide each day. Intralox's conveyance solutions enhance food safety, power e-commerce, and solve challenges for industries from automotive to industrial manufacturing to consumer goods.

Together, our 3,000+ global employees are reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers' growth worldwide for more than 45 years. We consistently and sustainably work together to create long-term value by continuously improving products, services, and processes for our customers. Our award-winning customer service team provides comprehensive support and access to technical experts to deliver fast, reliable solutions.

Intralox was founded upon the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect. We aim as a company to practice these principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence.

We listen objectively, think creatively, and deliver results. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.

  • Discuss and comprehend technical topics on both electrical and mechanical components with both internal product development teams and external vendors.
  • Execute extensive review of all electrical components; from review selects primary, secondary and tertiary electrical component options. Options will be inputted into IBA's Product Lifecyle Management software.
  • Thoroughly understand the electrical component supplier pool ensuring suppliers are positioned for success given IBA's supply demand.
  • Manage vendor relationships from qualification through development and continuous improvement.
  • Co-lead new product development amongst internal stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Coordinate supplier management tasks inclusive of working with suppliers and internal employees.
  • Build long-term relationships by providing value, opportunities for growth, customer acquisition, and brand-building for multiple vendors.
  • Increase vendor participation through deep knowledge of program opportunities.
  • B.S. degree, preferably in a technical or business discipline, or commensurate experience.
  • Five (5) years' experience in strategic sourcing or supply chain management, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to understand and work from electrical schematics and mechanical drawings.
  • Must have a high technical aptitude.
  • Previous knowledge of commonly used controls engineering concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Ability to understand manufacturer data sheets and apply them in practice.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts and supply chain management best practices.
  • Must be a self-managed, hard-working, self-motivated individual.
  • Work with personnel at all levels of the Company.
  • Deep understanding of problem-solving techniques.
  • Maintain poise and focus under time constraint pressures and the potential of long work hours.
  • Computer proficiency with demonstrated experience in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • A valid driver's license.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience in Autodesk Software or equivalent.

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