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Sourcing Specialist

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As a Sourcing Specialist I, you will manage the MRO/Indirect supply base for the Trail tech site to ensure all suppliers meet our three priorities: Delivery, Quality, and Cost Competitiveness. Working with the commodity team, you will execute according to an established commodity strategy.


Supplier Relations:

  • Conduct business within established supplier relationships.
  • Identify and communicate internally any supplier concerns or opportunities. Support cost recovery initiatives.
  • Support problem resolution discussions with suppliers and ensure the adequacy and timeliness of supplier correction action plans.
  • Enter cost changes, assign selected suppliers, and support sourcing projects.
  • Prepare and solicit requests for quotes and proposals based on the defined commodity strategy.
  • Provide research and input in order for the commodity leader can assess supplier capability and fit.

Sourcing Priority Management:

  • Maintain current pricing and communicate cost opportunities when identified. Work with suppliers to resolve price and invoice discrepancies.
  • Monitor and drive supplier performance for assigned categories to ensure suppliers are meeting Polaris requirements for quality and delivery.
  • Help support part shortages and delivery issues when necessary.
  • Monitors supplier capabilities, lead-times, and capacity to ensure on-time delivery of MRO items needed to support production, maintenance, and other end users
  • Identifies new product and process technologies and facilitates introducing the organization to suppliers that may possess new or superior technical capabilities
  • Manages the plants purchase requisition system within EAM; including negotiating best pricing and quality and submitting PO’s to suppliers.
  • Provide assistance with tool crib to help maintain accurate inventories, set adequate stock levels, and determine actions for non-moving items

Other Duties as Assigned


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration or other technical area
  • APICS CPIM and/or ISM C.P.M./A.P.P. desired but not required
  • Previous materials/purchasing experience preferred, especially within MRO and Indirect

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Effective negotiation, decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication within team and cross-functionally.
  • Highly organized and effective in managing multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to professionally represent Polaris by developing productive working relationships with suppliers.
  • Capable of reading and interpreting engineering documentation and technical data.
  • Fundamental knowledge of MAPICS MRP and web-based business systems desired.
  • Experienced in presentation abilities desired, including PowerPoint development. Expected to present to smaller audiences on occasion.
  • Ability to assist in tasks assigned by Project Managers.

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