Sourcing Manager 1

  • Project Management
  • Remote in CA, NY, TX, WA, OR, UT, NV, AZ or IL

Fresh Consulting is a design-led, software development and hardware engineering company, offering end-to-end digital services to help companies innovate.  We bring together amazing UX designers, sophisticated developers, digital strategists, and top-notch engineers to help companies create fresh experiences that connect humans, systems, and machines.  We’ve been growing fast and need someone to help us continue to manage the delivery of high-quality work in a fast-paced environment. 

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Title: Sourcing Manager 1 
Duration: 1 year with possible extension 
Location: Remote in CA, NY, TX, WA, OR, UT, NV, AZ or IL
Benefits: Employee benefits at 100% including Medical, PTO, Holiday Pay, 401K Plan and much more!
Hours: Minimum 40 Hours/Week 

Role:
– Develop specifications to communicate to vendors and negotiate pricing with those vendors to support the RFQ.
– Manage purchase requests / purchase orders for equipment / Capex purchases.
– Manage the Approved Vendor List (AVL), which includes maintaining a file repository and spreadsheet-based database with up-to-date information from sourcing managers and suppliers. 
– The information provided would need to be properly organized, filed and referenced.
– Implement NDAs, applying basic financial analysis, third party assessment and legal compliance follow-ups, and assisting suppliers with completing onboarding portal.
– Maintain and keep up to date the team’s spend database to help ensure credible spend reporting to cross functional stakeholders and sourcing managers.
– Request / organize latest internal / external resources and draft /distribute a monthly newsletter to the broader cross functional team.
– Organizing and hosting virtual / in person supplier technology showcases.
– Assist with supply chain / sourcing activities requested by the strategic sourcing manager, which may include activities such as request for information / proposal / quotations, supplier business reviews, benchmarking suppliers, contract drafting and other responsibilities.

Skills:
– Strong interest in a career in strategic sourcing and supply chain management.
– Great attention to detail and sense of ownership, including on responsibilities related to filing, data entry and data cleanup on a daily basis.
– Ability to prioritize and frequently re-prioritize in a fast past work environment.
– Ability to navigate ambiguity and drive structure out of disorganized information.
– Proficiency in Google Suite (Drive/Sheets/Slides/Docs) and Microsoft Office (Teams/Excel/Powerpoint/Word).
– Self-Starter with minimal direction and can run projects/initiatives with little oversight.
– High EQ and ability to interact respectfully with variety of different internal/external partners.
– Data analytics.
– Ability to operate in dynamic environment with constantly shifting priorities.
– Strong negotiation and ability to influence.
– Contract management and negotiation.
– Experience with supply chain or procurement processes is preferred.
– Experience with the consumer electronics and semiconductor industry and supply chain.

Education: Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience or evidence of ability.

FRESH–
– Work on engineering and research assignments with F500 companies and startups.   
– The relationships that we have created with our clients are one of a kind.    
– We help solve problems in many technologies focusing on R&D, product development, and manufacturing.    
– We work at the most cutting-edge and latest technologies from AR/VR to Autonomous technologies.    
– Closely working with our clients, we believe that long term investments are extremely important to maintain the culture we together have created.

We’re a handpicked team of Engineers, digital strategist, designers, and developers united together in creating a fresh experience. Whether we are strategizing, designing, developing, or analyzing, our integrated team works as an extension of yours to improve your impact, your usability, and your customer conversion. In the process, we collaborate with you to get to know your business, understand your industry, and incorporate your big ideas into memorable experiences that keep your customers coming back for more.

Equal employment opportunity: All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability for which a reasonable accommodation can be made or any other status protected by law.  Assistance will be gladly provided upon request for any applicant with sensory or non-sensory disabilities.

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