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THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY Sourcing Specialist in Cleveland, Ohio

Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.Req. ID: 19610 PURPOSE: To assume full responsibility, subject to specifications and company policies for the procurement of specifically assigned commodities. JOB DESCRIPTION (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES): * Responsible for Engines, Engine related products, and energy alternatives for power generation. * Must be able to identify and facilitate solutions to reworking on hand engines to accommodate demand requirements of applicable engines to supply constraints. * Potential other focus areas include PPFR "Purchased Product For Resale", Automation, Environmental Solutions and other assignments as assigned. * Interface closely with all relevant departments to identify product and suppliers that meet Lincoln expectations. * In conjunction with commodity strategies, identify, evaluate, and develop qualified suppliers. * Develop supply programs for changes in factory demand and inventory plan * Report key measurements and take corrective actions where necessary. * Ensure quality, delivery and total cost objectives are met. * Participate on cross-functional teams, including Production and Strategic Project teams * Hands on experience in procure to pay system solutions like Ariba, or others. * Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company's 2025 Strategy. BASIC REQUIREMENTS: * Bachelor of Science degree is required. BS or MS in Engineering is preferred. * MBA or professional certifications such as CPSM or PMP, is a plus. * Five to ten years procurement/materials/engineering experience in a manufacturing environment, particularly with EPA approved and non-approved Engines, Engine related products, and power generation equipment. * Must be familiar with EPA compliance and approval procedures. * Demonstrated results in negotiating with suppliers or customers. * Excellent analytical skills (understands cost analysis). * Ability to read product specifications, with a good understanding of quality management systems and related product quality standards. * Strong communication, interpersonal and written skills. * Project management skills; capability to work in a team environment as team leader or team member. * Ability to interface with external suppliers and travel on a global basis. * Leadership skills with demonstrated successful results. * Intermediate to advanced skills in Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and basic skills in Access. * Business systems expertise with ERP solutions. SAP is preferred. * Support new systems implementation (e.g. SAP Ariba e-Auctions) and drive programs to exceed goals. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world. With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world's challenges. It is a great time to b

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