Cleveland, OH

Sr. IT Procurement Specialist

Compensation: $95,000- 115,000


Wright Technical Services is proud to represent a Fortune 500 Global Manufacturer seeking an experienced IT Sourcing (Procurement) Specialist to support their expanding business.

Location: Remote EST with occasional travel to Cleveland, Ohio. Preference to EST Zone location.
Job Type: FTE Salaried position, eligible for 25% annual bonus and comprehensive benefits package
Eligibility: Open to all US Residents legally eligible to live and work in the US without sponsorship.

As a Sourcing Specialist, you will be responsible for delivering sourcing, contracting and vendor management services for IT products and services which align with our client’s requirements and support growth, productivity, profitability and customer satisfaction. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure optimal outcomes and drive continuous improvement. You will be part of a matrixed, center-led procurement organization whose vision/ mission is to be a world-class procurement organization which delivers high-quality products and services on time, at the optimal cost, the right way. This role reports to the Director, Strategic IT Sourcing.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required for this role; Business or Marketing related are preferred.
  • 10+ years of professional work experience in roles of increasing responsibility
  • 7+ years of experience in sourcing, contracting and/ or vendor management, preferably in manufacturing and/ or distribution with a proven track record of success.
  • Experience navigating IT systems (ERP, WMS, TMS) including eRFx, eAuction, PO to invoice, etc.

What You’ll Need

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit – Flexible and pro-active problem solver willing to plan and adjust with a growing company.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively within and outside of IT with various levels of stakeholders.
  • Comfortable being a champion for change demonstrated by proactively implementing and practicing change management and continuous improvement.
  • Driven to pursue excellence.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic, and changing environment.
  • Passionate about building new capabilities.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, contract negotiations and other tasks.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Job Description (Duties and Responsibilities)

  • Contribute to the development and execution of a global IT sourcing plan and/ or strategy, aligned with business objectives and priorities.
  • Lead and manage cross-functional teams to plan and execute sourcing initiatives designed to arrive at optimal vendor, solutions and contractual outcomes.
  • Negotiate and manage comprehensive contracts, as assigned, ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations and standards.
  • Establish and manage relationships with assigned IT vendors and business partners, ensuring optimal service, delivery, value and compliance with contract terms.
  • Leverage appropriate sourcing and procurement tools/ resources to identify suitable vendors and improve cost/ value position.
  • Analyze spend data and identify opportunities for cost savings.
  • Work with legal to ensure appropriate legal protections are included in contracts.
  • Leverage risk management tools and processes to assess and mitigate vendor risk.
  • Contribute to IT sourcing performance metrics goals, including cost savings/ avoidance, quality and delivery.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and best practices in IT sourcing and apply relevant insights and knowledge to improve IT sourcing processes and outcomes.

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