Global Sourcing Specialist

Company Name:  Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc.

Pooler, GA, US, 31322



Coordinate, direct activities and individuals involved with procuring goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, advertising and other materials associated with the operations of plant operations, field service and Houston tooling.


• Understand, establish and issue Request for Proposal (RFP) for Balance of Plant (BOP) , operations and field service procurements;
• Establish, evaluate, and select suppliers to develop a qualified supplier base;
• Review and evaluate monthly global sourcing data to make decisions that support company direction and growth;
• Review bid proposals and negotiate contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority;
• Manage contracts to verify vendor compliance to contract requirements;
• Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble     and take corrective action;
• Performance review of suppliers for quality, delivery and reliability;
• Establish long-term agreements with suppliers;
• Support major procurement activities including procurement of capital equipment and new projects;
• Problem solving of BOP and procurement issues as they arise;
• Maintain procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories;
• Provide support to upper management in effort to meet corporate goals, objectives and projects;
• Perform other such duties as may be required.



• Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures reporting all unsafe activities to Management and/or Human Resources;
• Participate in proactive team efforts and leadership to achieve departmental, company and individual goals and objectives;
• Contribute to building a positive team spirit;
• Communicate effectively with subordinates and management at all levels;
• Protect confidential information by not communicating, disclosing to, or using for benefit of 3rd parties;
• Maintain the highest degree of honesty and integrity at all times;
• Perform other such duties as may be required.



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.

• Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or at least five (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, engineering drawings, engineering specifications for material, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
• Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
• Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Computer Skills: Basic personal computer skills including electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and basic database.
• Management Skills: Ability to effectively communicate job task, goals and projects to global sourcing staff as well as manage and delegate when necessary.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regularly required to sit and talk or hear. Occasionally required to stand and walk. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Hearing protection may be recommended and/or required in some areas.

Nearest Major Market: Savannah