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Intralox®

Sourcing Specialist

Location:

Baltimore/Washington D.C.

Category

Supply Chain Management & Warehouse

Division

Intralox
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Intralox, LLC, is seeking a highly motivated and self-managed person to serve as Sourcing Specialist in its Supply Chain Department.  This position is located in the Hanover, MD office reporting to the Supply Chain Manager.

Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative products and services that improve lives and optimize business worldwide each day. Intralox’s conveyance solutions enhance food safety, power e-commerce, and solve challenges for industries from automotive to industrial manufacturing to consumer goods.

Together, our 3,000+ global employees are reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers’ growth worldwide for more than 45 years. We consistently and sustainably work together to create long-term value by continuously improving products, services, and processes for our customers. Our award-winning customer service team provides comprehensive support and access to technical experts to deliver fast, reliable solutions. 

Intralox was founded upon the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect.  We aim as a company to practice these principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence.

We listen objectively, think creatively, and deliver results.  To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.

Responsibilities: 

  • Work with the Intralox Baltimore (IBA) Supply Chain team (i.e. Buyers, Analysts and Supplier Development Engineers) to develop and execute sourcing strategies and tactics. 

  • Serve as a Supply Chain Lead in R&D projects ensuring regional and global supply chains are thoroughly set-up for success in advance of a product release – this involves executing the Production Part Approval Process while ensuring all stakeholder department (e.g. Engineering, Materials Management, Quality and Assembly) bases are covered. 

  • Facilitate technical design transfer from various Engineering Teams – Global Equipment Standards Team (GEST), Order Engineering (OE) and Equipment Production Engineering Group (EPEG) – to qualified suppliers. 

  • Proactively manage “High Risk” vendors. Identifies areas of operational efficiency to de-risk current vendor standing. Is main point of contact internally and externally for “High Risk” vendors.   

  • Identify, research, and qualify potential new component suppliers to secure enhanced value-added sources of products and services. For potential component suppliers, the Sourcing Specialist and Quality team co-manage the deliverables of new vendor onboarding from project scope and definition through delivery.   

  • Manage high level negotiations, including supplier identification, development, quality and service level requirements, issue resolution, value generation and savings, and performance feedback. 

  • Address capacity and design for manufacturing issues with suppliers and engineers. 

  • Identify current and new suppliers’ capabilities and improvement opportunities. 

Requirements: 

  • B.S. degree, preferably in a technical or business discipline. 

  • 3 years’ experience in strategic sourcing or supply chain management, preferably in a manufacturing environment. 

  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts and supply chain management best practices. 

  • Must be a self-managed, hard-working, self-motivated individual. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Work with personnel at all levels of the Company. 

  • Deep understanding of problem-solving techniques. 

  • Maintain poise and focus under time constraint pressures and the potential of long work hours. 

  • Computer proficiency with demonstrated experience in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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