Sourcing Associate ( 2 year Graduate Rotation & CIPS Certification)
Dover Corporation
Dundee, GB
3d ago

Job Requisition ID : 41963

Department : Manuf. & Operations (DEPT MFGOP)

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS) a wholly owned Dover Corporation Operating Company is a leading global provider of advanced customer focused technologies, services and solutions in the fuel and convenience retail industries.

We are motivated by our culture of cultivating excellence and growth for our people and our company. We are a team committed to doing great things.

We are head quartered in Austin, Texas, with a significant manufacturing and technology development presence around the world, including facilities in Brazil, China, India, Poland, Belgium, UK, and the US.

Develop a career that excites you with DFS. Dover Corporation is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $8 billion.

We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments : Engineered Products, Clean Energy & Fueling, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Climate & Sustainability Technologies.

Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible.

Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at .

Role Overview :

We seek a candidate with a Supply Chain or Manufacturing related Degree to join our Sourcing Team based in Dundee. This role offers a high-level Graduate / Undergraduate the ability to undergo a 2 year fully supported program that will consist of on-the-job training, including entry to qualify for a Certification Level from Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) The opening will suit a recent Graduate or Undergraduate qualifying in 2022 seeking a career and aspiration to work within Global Sourcing.

The Sourcing department within DFS is a core component of our business and key to our success. Of the available commodities that can be sourced, the candidate will initially focus on our fabrication related commodity.

Our sourcing department undergoes thorough analysis and strategic negotiations for all fabrication materials with suppliers across the UK and Europe.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in estimating the cost saving benefits for sourcing opportunities and development of sourcing strategies
  • Assist in preparation, distribution, collection, and analysis of Request for Proposals (RFP), Request for Information (RFI), or eAuction bidding documents.
  • Assist in selecting vendors through use of a supplier evaluation tools.
  • Support teams in conducting negotiations with financial / bid analysis
  • Work on continuous improvement / Total Cost of Ownership projects both internally and externally together with operations, maintenance, engineering, and suppliers
  • Assist in gathering internal customer requirements and ensuring the needs of internal customers are met
  • Research supply base and industry / marketplace for sourcing materials and / or services.
  • Manage commodity dashboard
  • Compiling commodity reports PPV, supplier KPI’s, commodity performance
  • Work with internal colleagues and suppliers to clear supplier invoice holds
  • Preferred Skills

    We are looking for motivated self-starters that can work in a fast paced, data-driven environment. The successful candidate will be an analytical problem solver, have an extremely high level of customer focus and a passion for process improvement.

    In addition, a successful candidate will have :

  • Demonstrated outstanding academic achievement an aptitude for your area of study
  • A strong record of team, project and / or people leadership in a work setting and / or extracurricular activities
  • A willingness to take initiative to understand the business
  • An aptitude for problem solving; strong writing and verbal communication skills which include Influential and Persuasive abilities
  • A strong commitment to excellence and to personal and professional growth
  • Must be resourceful, responsible, tenacious, curious, independent, confident, and high energy
  • The ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Leadership and strong decision-making skills
  • Awareness of International Markets and Cultures
  • Ability to think and act both strategically and tactically
  • Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, or Manufacturing related studies, or MBA in equivalent subjects.
  • Oral / Written Communication Skills
  • Proficiency with technology and MS Office based software packages, particularly PowerPoint & Excel
  • Analytical Skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • High level of numerical and analytical capabilities to apply to commercial agreements
  • Ethics (Effect, Transparency, Fairness)
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

    This position may be located in : EMEA : United Kingdom : Dundee : Dundee

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