Sourcing and Procurement Specialist

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We are looking for an experienced Sourcing and Procurement Specialist who can be part of our team.

Salary: $525 - $850 (negotiable depending on experience) / month

Contract: Full time - 40 hrs. / week (flexible schedule with at least 3 hrs. overlap with US Pacific business hours)

Position Overview:

The Sourcing and Procurement Specialist will play a pivotal role in our operations, responsible for managing client accounts and sourcing materials from various platforms and suppliers. The ideal candidate will be fluent in English and have strong Mandarin skills, as a significant portion of our supplier base is located in China. They will have a strong background in mechanical engineering, sourcing, negotiating contracts, and coordinating logistics. Strong communication skills will be essential to effectively communicate client needs to suppliers and manage the end-to-end procurement process.

Qualifications:

1. Proven experience in sourcing, procurement, and account management, ideally within the consumer electronics, manufacturing, or construction industry.

2. Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or a related field strongly preferred.

3. Fluency in English and strong technical Mandarin abilities are required — both written and verbal.

4. Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.

5. Knowledge of international shipping and logistics processes is a plus.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Act as the primary point of contact for designated client accounts, understanding their needs and requirements.

2. Source materials and products from various platforms and suppliers, focusing on quality, cost-effectiveness, and timely delivery.

3. Negotiate pricing, terms, and contracts with suppliers to ensure favorable agreements for both the company and the client.

4. Communicate effectively with clients, providing updates on order status, resolving issues or concerns, and addressing additional requirements.

5. Utilize platforms such as Alibaba and other sourcing channels to place orders and manage procurement processes.

6. Coordinate logistics and courier services for shipments, ensuring accurate and timely delivery of products to clients.

7. Maintain detailed records of procurement activities, including orders, contracts, and correspondence with suppliers and clients.

8. Proactively identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency gains within the sourcing and procurement function.

9. Able to handle one to two client accounts simultaneously, ensuring each receives the highest level of service and attention.

Benefits:

1. Flexible Work Location and Hours: Work from anywhere and set your own schedule. Functionally, most of our team has at least three hours of overlap with US Pacific business hours (09:30 - 19:30 in UTC -07:00) Monday - Friday.

2. Fully Flexible Schedule: Work 40 hours per week, with the freedom to adjust your hours as needed. Take up to two days off per week, tailored to your preferences.

3. Paid Overtime: Earn extra pay for any hours worked beyond 40 per week.

4. Team Goal Bonuses: Benefit from group bonuses when we achieve company goals.

5. Virtual Assistant Retreat: Enjoy all-expenses-paid gatherings to meet and connect with colleagues when our team grows.

6. Flexible Vacation: Take time off when you need it, just inform us in advance.

7. Paid Holidays: Enjoy ten paid time-offs for recognized US, PH & IN public holidays. Simply notify the team in advance when you plan to use them.

8. Paid Sick Leave: Start accruing 0.5 day of sick leave every month from your first day, usable after 6 months of employment.

9. Opportunities for Advancement and Bonuses: Receive raises and bonuses for excellent performance, with support for your personal and professional growth goals.

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Project ID: #38128224

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