Industrial Procurement Specialist- Coral Gables, FL

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Date: Mar 8, 2019

Location: Coral Gables, US

Company: Cosentino

What do we expect from you?

The Purchasing Specialist is responsible for the indirect sourcing and purchasing of services, materials, equipment and supplies of Cosentino activities. Ensure the company makes wise purchase decisions, optimizing cost, quality and logistics considerations. This role serves as purchasing liaison for all Fabrication shops in US.

Your Key Responsibilities will be:

  • Identify and evaluate potential vendors. Facilitate vendor selection in conjunction with Cosentino’s Centers as well as Stone Systems locations and corporate office purchases.
  • Communicate activities and information timely and effectively with appropriate associates, internally and externally, domestically and internationally.
  • Understand potential cost impacts and leverage positions and set negotiation strategy for suppliers.
  • Managing supplier review process. Assessments, negotiations, contract performance, quality improvements, cost reductions, critical performance metrics and selection of vendor.
  • Negotiate and facilitate approval for new vendor contracts and agreements.
  • Evaluate and manage vendor performance to ensure productivity, timely deliveries, high service levels and adherence to quality specifications and all other business requirements

What knowledge do you need?

  • High School diploma/GED required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business preferred
  • Minimum 4 years in Purchasing experience requiered. Industrial or manufacturing experience preferred 
  • Experience in industrial, manufacturing or fabircation industry requiered 
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Bilingual: English and Spanish requiered 

What do you need to be successful in the role?

  • Analytical and proactive
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-motivated, multitasker, detail-oriented and able to prioritize 
  • Exercise sound judgment and respect for confidential information
  • Strong project management skills
  • Customer service oriented
  • Excellent negotiation skills 

This position will be located:

Coral Gables, FL 

Nearest Major Market: Miami

Job Segment: Industrial, Fabrication, Manufacturing