San Diego, CA

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Supply Chain Specialist

Location: San Diego, CA

12-month assignment (potential to extend)

Pay Rate: $55-70/hour

Our public utility client is looking for a Supply Chain specialist to lead negotiations, oversee all stages of strategic procurement, facilitate supplier performance measurement, and collaborate with key suppliers to identify potential areas for improvement.


  • Manage and identify supplier alliance opportunities with supporting internal utility Business Unit’s supplier management efforts
  • Work with clients to develop and manage tools necessary to track supplier performance, communicate supplier performance metrics to relevant stakeholders, and interface with all levels of Supply Management and Business Unit clients
  • Develop and maintain category plans that identify opportunities for operational efficiencies, drive cost savings, manage risk, improve safety, drive innovation, and ensure the continuous development of categories managed
  • Oversees, plans, manages, and assumes complete responsibility for all activities and processes associated with the categories assigned
  • Perform analysis to support the development of category plans to understand customer’s needs, requirements, and plans
  • Determine the impact of joint efforts on supplier KPIs

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering, or other related field
  • 5-8 years of experience, preferably in category management, strategic sourcing, other procurement-related roles, related analytical role, or business consulting
  • 3 years of experience leading cross-functional strategic sourcing teams and other change related programs
  • Construction services and/or material procurement experience is required with experience completing purchases over $10,000,000
  • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) designation or similar professional certification in Supply Management is desirable

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