189600 - Sr Sourcing Specialist
Kansas City
$31.68 to $40.08 DOE
6 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Sr. Sourcing Specialist for an opening in Kansas City, MO

Ability to lead sourcing and contracting events in a manner consistent with long-term strategies and plans, and in a manner that generates economic value and reduced risk • Understanding of the role of sourcing in meeting company goals, and how Supply Chain creates value for the enterprise • Knowledgeable of procurement contracting provisions and contracting processes and how to leverage optimal outcomes with reduced risk and long-term best value results • Effective negotiator with ability to develop and lead negotiations that generate economic value and reduce business and legal risk • Effective multi-tasker, prioritizing, addressing and advancing multiple projects and issues concurrently in a fast-paced environment, keeping relevant stakeholders informed • Ability to effectively influence others including internal customers and suppliers • Strong customer focus and advocate • Strong oraland written communication skills • Ability to assess and resolve routine issues, optimizing outcomes • Commitment to collaborate with suppliers, business partners and cross-functional teams • Ability to identify improvement opportunities and recommend action and/or lead change initiatives to achieve improved results Education/Experience

Working knowledge of the operations, needs and preferences of a designated customer group (e.g., a single large power plant, a group of smaller power plants, or a set of Corporate or Delivery clients) • Demonstrated ability to develop and lead multiple mid-level sourcing and contracting events (typically under $1M, moderately-complex, involving moderate visibility, risk, mission-criticality or other significance) concurrently in a matrix organization • Ability to apply knowledge of procurement, risk management, negotiating and contracting principles and best practices including applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures • Good financial and analytical skills, oral and written communication, interpersonal and influence skills and experience in enhancing value through negotiations • Skilled in using Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint; working knowledge of PeopleSoft or other Supply Chain Management/ERP software

• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain or related field is required. An advanced degree or certification would be preferred. • Minimum of three (3) years of progressively increasing responsibility in Supply Chain Management, Finance, Engineering or business operations.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Billy James
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x340 or (800) 927-9318 x340

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.