Purchasing Sourcing Specialist
Job Details
Full Time
4 Year Degree

Position Summary:

The Purchasing Sourcing Specialist will support Supplier (Vendor), Product and Part Sourcing for TCM Published and OEM purchased items, execute tactical purchasing activities for end-to-end purchase order (PO) management including creation, pricing, modification, maintenance, back-order expedites and inquiry status, supplier/internal-production interface, delivery, and all necessary corollary administrative support tasks.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Research, vet and perform all Supplier Selection, RFP, RFQ and related sourcing duties as required on assigned products and items
  • Support Custom Team and Mine Salesforce Database to garner necessary information required to source new items for quick-turn sourcing
  • Generate and administer internal and external purchase orders (PO) and all support activities as required
  • Support, create, maintain, analyze, expedite, and report backorder status
  • Expedite TCM Master Asset Files and/or OEM specifications as required to meet required delivery dates
  • Create and/or load product data, UOM, and specification information for new TCM or OEM items into PLC database as needed
  • Interface with Suppliers and Internal Production as required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.A./B.S. degree or 3-5 years of experience in supply chain, procurement, or materials
  • Working understanding of supply chain sourcing, inventory management and MRP/ERP concepts
  • MRP/ERP procurement system experience
  • Sourcing, RFQ and Purchase Order generation experience


  • Exceptional MS Excel skills, proficient in MS Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and time management skills
  • Ability to understand, interpret and communicate applicable specifications
  • Consummate team player with superior interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment with attention to detail
  • Superb verbal and written communication skills (English)
  • Able to support peak workload schedule overtime requirements

​​​​​​​Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time, including at a computer
  • Occasional lifting, of up to 20 lbs., of products and transport to other buildings
  • Repetitive hand and wrist movements for frequent use of computer keyboard, mouse, and lifting or transferring of items.
  • Frequent walking, standing, stooping, or kneeling

Work Conditions:

  • General office environment and/or ability to work remotely from home (requires fast-working network or Wi-Fi connection)
  • Occasional exposure to warehouse and outside weather conditions
  • Moderate noise level in the work environment