Sourcing Specialist

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United States of America
Alachua, Florida
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Sandvik Mining & Rock Solutions in Alachua, FL is looking for a Sourcing Specialist

Are you a Sourcing Specialist who wants to develop your career in the field of mining? If you have sourcing experience in the mining industry and a background in heavy equipment, drilling and blasting, Sandvik Mining & Rock Solutions wants to speak with you!

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a leading global supplier of equipment, tools, service, and technical solutions for the mining industry. The product offering covers rock drilling, rock cutting, rock crushing, loading and hauling and materials handling.

Key performance areas

The Sourcing Specialist supports the overall strategic direction associated within assigned commodity responsibilities and directly supports Alachua production. In this role, you will be responsible for proactively assisting in the development of sourcing strategies that are aligned with business and program needs, and execution while ensuring quality, delivery, capacity and cost targets will meet or exceed expectations. Working with the local Sourcing and Engineering units to ensure optimal sourcing support for providing material cost reductions recommendations related to first article pricing, design change for improved manufacturability efficiencies and material quality.

Additionally, the Sourcing Specialist will:

  • Manage new and/or existing supplier relationships with international, multi-tier, or highly technical suppliers.
  • Prepare scope of work (SOW) and associated bid packages for commodity analysis.
  • Solicit bids and perform comparative and competitive analysis. Evaluate price, commodity, and/or market trends to identify risks or opportunities Prepare and present contract recommendations.
  • Identify emerging technology and/or sources to proactively reduce total costs while optimizing business performance (Total Cost of Ownership, Inventory Management, Capacity Analysis, Risk Mitigation).
  • Develop and manage Supply Agreements for critical or high-risk supply channels.
  • Participate in meetings with internal and external customers to understand project requirements and timelines.

Your profile

You possess minimum of (5) years’ professional related work experience including previous material sourcing and procurement experience utilizing global and domestic supply chains for products and components. Possess experience with manufacturing processes and commodity experience with “steel/metals” based commodities to include Small Fabrications, Machined Components, Castings & Forgings and understand associated fabrication equipment, process & related production tooling.

You also possess:

  • Strong Negotiation Skills: Experience with multi-year contracts where material content tracks to a published steel index.
  • Strong written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of Job Costing, including materials, labor and transportation.
  • Strong problem solving, decision making and planning capabilities.
  • Ability to function independently and produce results that meet standards of quality, timeliness and acceptability with minimal supervision and general direction.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% domestically and internationally
  • ISM CPSM and/or APICS CPIM or CSCP certification preferred


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

How to apply

For immediate consideration, please apply online at to the Sourcing Specialist position, Job Req. ID # R0054646.

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.

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Job-ID: R0054646

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