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Strategic Sourcing Intermediate

Houston, Texas
Job Type
22 Sep 2022
Strategic Sourcing Intermediate

Reports to: Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing

Overview: Executes Strategic Sourcing Projects, Contract Management, Supplier Performance and Relationship Management Programs, and overall Supply Chain Process Improvements.

Essential Duties:

Contribute to a strong safety culture.

Perform analysis to determine sourcing opportunities to reduce total cost and improve Supplier performance.

Execute sourcing initiatives through implementation, including all direct and indirect spend categories including post award contract management.

Contribute to the administration of a Strategic Supplier Performance and Relationship Management Program.

Ensure Supplier contract compliance and resolve open issues.

Provide quarterly market updates to forecast and mitigate market disruptions.

Utilize sound cost modeling to determine negotiation strategies to obtain optimal contract outcome

Contribute to a continuous improvement culture through process standardization, regular metric review and process updates.

Contribute to the enhancement of Sourcing KPI's, ensure accurate measurement of KPI's, and report out as needed.

Meet or exceed performance objectives set by supervisor.

Non-Essential Duties: Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Skills and Abilities:

Perform all assigned duties.

Utilize creativity, analytical skills and judgement to solve problems and drive down total cost and improve Supplier performance (with supervision).

Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Demonstrate above average written, verbal communication and presentation skills needed to influence without direct authority.

Understand of commercial and legal terms and conditions and the ability to negotiate.

Effectively interact with internal customers and upper management to ensure that all requirements are being met.

Demonstrate solid organizational skills and prioritize work to meet deadlines with direction from supervisor.

Excellent data analytical skills and use of Microsoft Office products required.


Knowledge in the field of supply chain management concepts, practices, and procedures supplier management strategies.

Knowledge of gas compression industry parts and supply base preferred.

Knowledge of ERP system (i.e. Oracle/SAP/JD Edwards) preferred.

Minimum Education and Certification:
Bachelor's degree in related field (i.e. Business/Supply Chain/Industrial Engineering) required.

Minimum Experience:
Minimum 3 years related experience in a supply chain or related role.

May serve as a resource to others with less experience or non Supply Chain personnel.

Physical Demands: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)
- Regularly required to stand, walk, and bend with good balance, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.
- Regularly required to sit, perform repetitive duties, use a PC and to talk and hear.
- Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
- Regularly required to lift, move and carry up to 10 pounds.

This job description is a summary of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees are expected to perform tasks, as assigned by supervisor, regardless of job title or routine job duties

All employees shall be in compliance with the Archrock Health Safety and Environmental Policy and local, statutory and/or regulatory requirements at all times.
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  • Job Reference: 718600680-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: ArchRock
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent