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Sourcing Specialist in Minneapolis, MN at NextGen

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

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Job Description

Sourcing Specialist





1 year contract to start



Minneapolis, MN 55401



8am - 5pm


M - F



Understands and documents business requirements. Identifies and vets potential vendors. Negotiates price and terms for services, materials, equipment, and/or supplies from vendors. Formalize agreements according to company policy. Monitors vendor compliance with contract terms and product or service specifications. Identifies and realizes opportunities for cost reduction. Participates in internal control processes.




  • Understands and documents business requirements

  • Identifies and vets potential vendors

  • Negotiates price and terms for services, materials, equipment, and/or supplies from vendors

  • Formalize agreements according to company policy

  • Monitors vendor compliance with contract terms and product or service specifications

  • Identifies and realizes opportunities for cost reduction

  • Participates in internal control processes

  • Successful contractor will have experience with construction services based sourcing and contract management experience

  • Strong analytical, negotiating, and problem solving skills are a must

  • Sourcing experience with power plant maintenance or construction is a plus.

  • Business relevant graduate or higher degree is preferable




  • Microsoft Office Suite is a requirement

  • Knowledge of SAP is a preferred




  • Travel within Minnesota and Wisconsin to various project sites is expected to be up to 10% of the time