Sourcing Specialist / Procurement Analyst
Valid USA

Bolingbrook, Illinois

Posted in IT

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Job Info


Valid USA is a secure, make-it-happen partner. We are a global company with a market capitalization of more than $1 billion and 6,000 associates worldwide. Our job is to ensure every solution is seamless and secure - whether it's for big data, payment cards, government issued identification, mobile financial services or highly targeted direct marketing campaign management. Our website is

Valid has a great opportunity for a Sourcing Specialist in our Bolingbrook location. This is NOT a remote position.

What will you do?

  • Gather market intelligence, raw material trends and other market data.
  • Complete spend analysis to support category strategies.
  • Provide feedback on preparation of Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Proposal (RFP) and Requests for Quotations (RFQ).
  • Assist with supplier onboarding process.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for internal risk management tool.
  • Identify market leaders as alternative suppliers to promote competition.
  • Analyze market trends and constraints.
  • Participate in the development of supplier scorecards in order to help improve overall key supplier performance.
  • Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Analyzes and evaluates product usage categories for savings, comparing contracted distributor pricing and manufacturing direct pricing. Calculates and documents savings on items as appropriate. Identifies new opportunities for items on which to seek negotiated pricing.
  • Additional responsibilities and duties as assigned.
What are we looking for?
  • 1-2 years of related experience and/or training.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and successful application of purchasing procedures in a fast paced and high demand environment.
  • Ability to manage and handle multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting daily functional requirements.
  • Proven negotiation and problem solving skills and lean manufacturing tools
  • Knowledge of and experience with ISO 9000 based quality systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work with and lead project teams
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. Ability to utilize Excel data analysis tools
  • Flexible schedule; periodic extended overtime
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills reflecting the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of employees.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check and drug screen prior to employment
What we offer:
  • Benefits are effective on the 1st of the month following date of hire and include a choice of five Medical plan options under United Health Care, two Dental options under United Health Care, Vision insurance, voluntary Short Term Disability, company paid Long Term Disability, company paid basic Life Insurance for employee, spouse and dependent children and optional additional life insurance coverages
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Two weeks of vacation, six days of paid time off (PTO) and nine paid holidays with no waiting period.
  • Opportunities for on the job training, career development and team building.

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