Sourcing Manager

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Argo Turboserve Corporation (ATC), a progressive Supply Chain Management Company seeks a Strategic Sourcing Manager with sourcing expertise for electro-mechanical equipment and components in the Oil & Gas Industry. The position will be based in Celle, Germany


This is an opportunity to have a significant impact on an organization. This position joins a team of procurement and sourcing professionals all of whom are chartered to reduce costs, improve efficiencies and deliver customer satisfaction. Must have a deep understanding of category management, effective negotiation skills, and use of analytical tools and techniques. This person will be responsible for developing and implementing ATC’s sourcing strategy for assigned spend categories. Must achieve the above through the execution of standardized strategic sourcing and category management processes


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of best practices in sourcing category management
  • Implement category-specific road map objectives for assigned categories (activities, timings, resources, dependencies etc.)
  • Performance of market and supplier analysis
  • Negotiate and finalize pricing in alignment with pre-determined targets
  • Develop and cultivate strategic relationships with preferred suppliers
  • Develop and execute implementation, communication, and       compliance plans
  • Investigate, analyze, and forecast developments in assigned categories as to market conditions, price trends, new products, and processes
  • Create RFI’s, RFP’s and RFQ’s
  • Evaluates proposals against baseline spend
  • Analyze RFx’s and develops response summaries
  • Develop, evaluate and present cost/benefit analysis
  • Build cost models
  • Analyze and evaluate spend data for trends
  • Support sourcing strategies
  • Identify and support strategic business relationships to ensure alignment of sourcing strategies to meet business requirements
  • Measure and communicate key performance indicators (KPI’s) with regards to quality, cost and service and supplier performance (performance scorecards)
  • Compliance reporting – ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures
  • Understand supply markets and keep informed of market conditions







  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering or other field of study.
  • Minimum of 5 years of analytics experience in procurement.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer literate, including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel,
  • Strong statistical and analytical skills for data development and reporting
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and perform in a fast-paced, results-oriented, and time sensitive environment
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Fluency in German and English languages

ATC offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. We offer a business casual work environment where achievements will be recognized. Please email your resume and salary requirements to Tricia to 

Visit our website at:  EEOC Employer.


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