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Sourcing Specialist

Oro Valley, AZ 85755

Posted: 01/25/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Administration Job Number: 11560 Pay Rate: $43.00 - $50.00

Job Description

Our client develops, manufactures, and supplies a wide array of innovative medical diagnostic products, services, tests, platforms, and technologies.

Job Overview:

The procurement agent is responsible for the execution of sourcing and purchasing support activities in support of manufacturing operations. The role is responsible for executing various value-add operational and transactional activities to meet business and/or project objectives.

The Procurement Agent has knowledge of business enterprise tools (SAP, eSourcing) and the overall procurement / process methodology, such as documenting requirements, conducting analysis and negotiations, the purchase to pay process and communicating with stakeholders and suppliers.

By efficiently and effectively supporting the procurement process end to end and providing high levels of customer service, the procurement agent ensures that internal stakeholder expectations are satisfied.

Core Accountabilities:
  • Supporting the effective procurement of products and services in a timely and efficient manner
  • Maintaining master data: materials, suppliers and workflows
  • Supporting the procurement organization to ensure that all relevant documentation is complete and available in SAP
  • Providing operational procurement support as assigned by the team lead, such as e-sourcing event creation, blocked invoice resolution, etc.
  • Working with team members and business partners to mitigate any Procurement and/or business issues and help achieve agreed business goals
  • Executing operational procurement activities in line with a responsible procurement approach in alignment with DOP business processes
  • Contributing to established targets and metrics. Track, report, and monitor these metrics where required and escalate issues as they arise.
  • Optimizing processes in order to increase quality and efficiency standards

Job Requirements

Skills Required:
  • Business level fluency in English.
  • 2+ years procurement experience with experience in operational purchasing or procurement support
  • Experience with google tool suite, enterprise IT systems, SAP, e-sourcing platforms, and procure to pay tools.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills including strong written and spoken communication
  • Life Science experience
  • 5+ Experience in operational / tactical procurement processes
  • Competence or fluency in other sub-region languages is strongly encouraged.
  • University degree, with business related degree preferable.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lexie Pierce

As a Compass recruiter, Lexie brings in 15 years of experience in leadership and employee growth and development. She's incredibly passionate about helping candidates find and accept new opportunities, ultimately leading her to start her recruiting career in the life science industry. Her favorite part about connecting with Compass candidates and clients is witnessing the excitement the candidates exude and making an impact on their lives.


Outside of the office, Lexie enjoys going to the farmers' market on Saturdays with her son so she can find the best produce to use in her family dinners. She enjoys cooking, reading, knitting, restoring furniture, and spending time with her family and friends. Lexie is also passionate about supporting organizations that are looking to educate the community about Congenital Heart Defects (CHD).

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