Sourcing Specialist, Eastern US (Flexible)

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United States of America, Canada
Smyrna, Georgia, Alachua, Florida, Chicago, Illinois, Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is looking for a

Sourcing Specialist

Flexible within the Eastern US

Our Company and Culture

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, parts, service, digital solutions and sustainability-driving technologies for the mining and construction industries. Application areas include rock drilling, rock cutting, loading and hauling, tunneling and quarrying. In 2021, sales were approximately 41.4 billion SEK with about 15,500 employees.

The Parts & Services Division drives the aftermarket business, keeping customers’ fleet on track with needed services, solutions and parts and the Division is represented in more than 30 countries with more than 6,500 employees around the world.

The role

We are looking for a Sourcing Specialist to provide expertise in sourcing processes and contract management and be responsible for the strategic and operational sourcing activities. Delivering value through analytical and commercial leadership in sourcing and procurement of suppliers. The position will provide timely and effective sourcing expertise and mentoring to stakeholders and taking the responsibility for the overall outcomes.

This role is a full-time requirement, however Sandvik recognises the desire for flexible working options. Flexible employment arrangements include condensed working weeks, working from home, flexible start/finish times, etc.

Areas of responsibility

  • Ensure that the strategic and operational sourcing tasks are performed in a timely manner.
  • Lead the development and on-going management of multiple and simultaneous supplier selection and negotiation processes, ensuring key stakeholder involvement in the determination of requirements, specifications, selection criteria, review of proposals and negotiations.
  • Support the successful delivery of sourcing project outcomes through use of rigorous and systematic processes and timely project completion, while managing the effective delivery of projects by determining project timelines, objectives and directing activities of project teams, keeping all members and stakeholders informed of progress.
  • Lead and support peers, providing guidance on all matters within the sourcing process and day-to-day strategic and operational activities. Act as process leader for continued sourcing process improvement, while effectively manage stakeholders and build strong team relationships and trust with internal customers.
  • Develop sourcing strategies, processes, and analysis techniques, while ensuring procurement decisions support needs of key users and stakeholders.
  • Conduct and implement contract management for assigned contracts.

Your profile

We are looking for someone commercially astute with demonstrated business acumen and an in depth understanding of Sourcing processes with high level of initiative and self-motivation and the ability to see the big picture yet focus on the detail. You demonstrate leadership and lead the team to become outcome focused.

Minimum 5 years’ experience in strategic sourcing of goods and services is essential, Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and basic knowledge of contracts or contract law. A Degree qualified or progressing towards qualification in a related field (supply chain, engineering, finance, management) or demonstrated strategic sourcing experience is desirable. Desirable, not mandatory, experience with Steel Fabrication and Electrics.

You will have a high level of effective communication with management and staff at all levels and strong negotiation skills and Internal Stakeholder development. You can perform under pressure and respond quickly to requests whilst achieving effective results, display professionalism, honestly & integrity.

What’s in it for you?

We offer you an exciting role that you can develop a new business model within an international business environment, working with extraordinary products, great colleagues, and opportunities for your professional development. At Sandvik, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business and, thereby, our customers. We have an inclusive company culture, one where our values are Innovation, Fair Play, Customer Focus and Passion to Win. Visit our stories hub, LinkedIn, or Facebook to get to know us better.

Diversity, Inclusion & Sustainability

Sandvik has a developed belief in conducting business in a sustainable and responsible manner, both for our employees and the environment, wherever in the world we operate. Our high ethical standards determine our policy of putting Safety first, acknowledging and respecting the communities and the environment where we operate.

These core values – to prioritize the safety and well-being of our employees – help to build the foundation of how we work today. We also recognize the importance of inter-personal relationships and how honesty, respect, and trust in each other, enhances our working lives, and help foster all our professional development.

Equality of opportunity is supported and endorsed by Sandvik. We also welcome the additional strength that diversity brings and aim to provide a work environment where everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect.


Sandvik offers a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive benefits package of life, health, dental, and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, and a 401(k) retirement savings plan. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.


Send your application no later than 28th of February 2023. Read more about Sandvik and apply through the careers section on the Sandvik website. Job ID #R0050925.

Contact information

For more information please contact the hiring manager, Flavia Marques or Please note, we do not accept applications via email. Please use our career site.

Prior to this recruitment, we have already decided which advertising channels and marketing campaigns we wish to utilize, and we respectfully decline any contact from marketing or recruitment agencies regarding additional channels or campaigns.

Sandvik is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Any applicant who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing an application or at any time during the application process should contact Human Resources at Sandvik also provides reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities consistent with its obligations under the law. #LI-Hybrid #LI-Remote

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Job-ID: R0050925

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