Senior Sourcing Specialist in Chicago IL

Full-time @Steris in Inspector , in Logistics , in Operations , in Quality , in Strategic Sourcing , in Supply Chain , in Supply Chain Manager
  • Chicago, IL, US, 60618 View on Map
  • Apply Before : January 3, 2023

Job Description

Join Steris as Senior Sourcing Specialist in Chicago Illinois. At the Steris you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply Steris Supply Chain Management careers in Chicago IL.


Position : Senior Sourcing Specialist

Job Category: Supply Chain Management

Work location : Chicago, Illinois

Job Segment : Logistics, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Manager, Strategic Sourcing, Inspector, Operations, Quality



At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.
Position Summary
The Senior Sourcing Specialist is responsible for the management of all activities associated with the assigned global suppliers, commodities and or services. This position will provide full responsibility and leadership for assigned spend categories, developing strategies and coordinating on a global basis all related supply chain activities to assure that cost and value-added requirements are met. Additionally, this position will proactively monitor and evaluate specific market conditions communicating and in concert with the business unit and develop countermeasures as required.

Identify and execute supplier focused savings projects as input to achieving overall HuFriedyGroup cost savings goal and continuously identify new savings opportunities to maintain a project funnel.*
Assume project management roles for large-scale complex sourcing projects.
Utilizes the Strategic Sourcing process, including the RFI/RFx process on a global basis. Manages supplier selection process and ensures supplier selections are based on sound selection criteria.
Leads in the development and execution of negotiation strategies with suppliers, including specific targets for Quality, Delivery, Cost, and Inventory. Develops implementation and transition plans to ensure sourcing benefits are fully realized.*
Mitigates cost increase proposals from suppliers to maintain product margins and communicates impacts to key business stakeholders. Has approval authority for cost increase acceptance.
Conducts supplier rationalizations and segmentation initiatives, proactively reviewing supplier performance and establishing global commodity strategies, preferred supplier program, and quarterly business reviews while collaborating with key stakeholders in the business.


Education Degree
Bachelor’s DegreeRequired Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering, Business Management, or an equivalent field.
Five (5) to eight (8) years’ experience in purchasing/sourcing, or other business experience requiring strong negotiating skills.
Experience in all aspects of sourcing, including contract negotiations, commodity based materials management, project management, and commercial analysis.
Able to manage and motivate suppliers and key constituent groups. Proven track record in developing and executing strategic plans, influencing skills, managing complex projects and leading collaborative relationships, in a cross-functional team environment.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to quantify/evaluate manufacturing processes and technologies to ensure “best cost” solutions for purchased components and new product cost parameters
Proficiency in MS Office, intermediate to advanced skills in MS Excel preferred


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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