Sourcing Specialist

Miamisburg, OH, United States
about 1 month ago
Full time role


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Job Description

PLEASE NOTE: Aeroseal requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless protected by religious or medical exemption. This position is on-site in Miamisburg, Ohio.

Aeroseal Needs a Procurement Sourcing Specialist!

Aeroseal’s climate technology is used by hundreds of contractors across the globe to help make buildings more energy efficient. Our mission is to reduce carbon emissions from buildings by 1 gigaton each year. To do that our constant focus is advancing our technology, testing and learning to find new ways to reach this urgent goal. It’s why we need experienced, passionate people to join our cause.

Our employees and company leadership are building a world-class culture together in which every team member can thrive professionally and personally. This collaborative approach is having an impact. We recently earned the Great Place to Work® certification based on feedback from our employees.

Interested in joining the cause and becoming a member of our team?

What You Will Do

Assist Aeroseal in creating and sustaining more efficient sourcing processes to save costs and maximize profitability. Negotiate with suppliers to obtain goods, materials, and services at the best prices by using strategic sourcing strategies and extensive knowledge of the commodity industry.

Analyze, organize, and improve sourcing processes for organization, with the goal of streamlining operations and reducing costs. Compare pricing for needed products and supplies, as well as negotiate with vendors.  Manage requests for proposals and bidding processes. Establish relationships with key suppliers to ensure competitive pricing.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support the supply chain plan for all new products and assist evolving/improving the supply chain for existing products.
  • Build a pipeline for vendors in case of supply chain issues, down time or other manufacturing issues to support backup opportunities to complete on time production internally.
  • Perform detailed cost analysis of components and manufacturing processes used by our suppliers to ensure highest quality at the lowest cost solution.
  • Negotiate contracts to include pricing, terms, lead times to optimize total value of ownership.
  • Explore cost saving opportunities and execute for long term cost reduction.
  • Execute RFQ process obtaining quotes from different suppliers.
  • Lead the supplier selection process, both domestic and international, in alignment with business goals to create mutual partnerships and assist with contract negotiations up to final authorization.
  • Work closely with the R&D and Operations Departments, communicate the preferred supply base capabilities, and support their technical evaluation of opportunities for cost, manufacturability, and scalability.
  • Source, support, and drive alternate component qualification through engineering and quality teams.
  • Develop, negotiate, and update supplier agreements.
  • Develop benchmarks and analysis for sourcing strategies.
  • Investigate and understand global supply options for area of responsibility.


    • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field or equivalent experience
    • Minimum 5+ years in sourcing/negotiations 
    • Experience in electronic components and have technical aptitude
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and oral) and organizational skills
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and oral) and organizational skills
    • MRP/ERP experience a plus

      Aeroseal provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

      This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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