Sourcing Specialist - Stratix Sourcing Specialist - Stratix

Sourcing Specialist

Company Overview: Stratix is the premier mobile technology specialist in the United States, catering to enterprises, educational institutions, and healthcare providers. With over four decades of industry-leading expertise, we prioritize service excellence and quality, ensuring that our mobile solutions are seamless, accessible, and cost-effective for our esteemed clients.

Job Description: As a Sourcing Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in managing vendor relationships, ensuring accurate product data in Salesforce (SFDC), and optimizing pricing and rebate programs to support our sales and operations teams. You will collaborate with various departments and external partners to secure competitive pricing, manage deal registrations, and oversee rebate tracking and submissions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create new products in SFDC and maintain current standard costs for active parts.
  • Collaborate with Master Data Administration (MDA) to ensure data and part accuracy in SFDC and Oracle systems.
  • Engage with distribution partners and other vendors to obtain competitive pricing on products.
  • Maintain price lists for specific customers as required for project deployments and rollouts.
  • Create, renew, and support all customer-specific price concessions with large vendors.
  • Manage 100+ Active Price Concessions with Zebra and maintain linkage to all PCs.
  • Register new opportunities with vendors and partners to secure the best available pricing.
  • Submit Carrier Activation leads prior to deal closure to optimize sales opportunities.
  • Submit and track cellular activation credits, ensuring timely processing.
  • Coordinate additional details related to Carrier Activations as outlined in the provided documentation.
  • Manage Apple BDF & VPP rebate programs, including weekly and monthly reporting for rebate credit processing.
  • Responsible for tracking and submitting all vendor rebates as per guidelines.
  • Serve as the point of contact (POC) for day-to-day vendor activities.
  • Share pipeline forecasts with partners to ensure product availability and reduced lead times.
  • Conduct monthly meetings with Finance to share rebate and activation dollar earnings.
  • Collaborate on forecasting rebate accruals for financial planning.
  • Act as the primary contact for all shipping issues and product returns with Stratix.
  • Manage vendor return merchandise authorizations (RMAs) and coordinate resolutions efficiently.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Supply Chain Management, or related field preferred.
  • Proven experience in sourcing, vendor management, and contract negotiations.
  • Strong proficiency in Salesforce (SFDC) and Oracle systems for data management.
  • Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail in pricing and rebate calculations.
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and communicate effectively with internal teams and external partners.
  • Experience in cellular activation processes and rebate tracking is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel for reporting and financial analysis.

If you are a proactive and detail-oriented professional with a passion for optimizing supply chain operations and vendor relationships, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.