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IT Sourcing Specialist

Last Updated Date:  Apr 3, 2024
Location: 

US

Company:  DDI America

A close affiliate of Doosan Bobcat, Doosan Digital Innovation America, LLC (DDIA) is the primary provider of managed IT services to the world famous Bobcat Company.  Beyond Bobcat, DDIA provides IT services to a wide variety of Doosan affiliates all over the world.

Location : [[Statesville, NC | Buford, GA | Fargo ND | Minneapolis, MN]]

Job Information

This position entails the effective sourcing of hardware, software, contract labor, purchased services and all other components needed for quality IT delivery to our customer(s).  The components range from purchased or leased equipment, such as servers and laptops, to on-shore/off-shore contract labor, such as ERP projects and consulting support, to purchased or custom developed software, such as Microsoft M365, to shared or dedicated infrastructure, such as data center and network services.  Partner with sources that will provide the quality, price and timely delivery required to meet the requirements of the Company and our customers.  
 

Role & Responsibility

Cost, Quality & Delivery Improvement

  • Must educate themselves with regards to the IT commodities they are responsible for and maintain a good working knowledge of the Company’s service scope.
  • Achieves annual productivity (cost savings) goals.

Supplier Management

  • This position will be responsible for development of DDIA suppliers.
  • Some travel may be involved in the establishment and sustainment of sound relationships and the verification of supplier capabilities.
  • This position must keep abreast of market conditions, leading technologies and changes within the supplier's organization that may affect our relationship.

Business Process Management

  • Manage purchase orders within the segregation of duty guidelines including PO requisition submission, accounting string assignment, receipt of services and hand-off to AP to complete the procure to pay cycle.
  • Manage AR processing to cover all DDIA service delivery for Project and Operational costs to cover the order to cash cycle.
  • Provide DDIA cash flow projections and work with the Sourcing Manager, CEO & CFO to identify cash flow constraints and/or investment opportunities.
  • Manage sales & use tax exemption certificates.  Understand the tax implications of all agreements and transactions.

Job Requirement

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Finance, or equivalent. 

Knowledge/Experience:

  • Able to communicate with everyone within an organization from IT demand management to IT service delivery to Chief Executive Officers of major corporations.
  • Excellent negotiation skills and be able to leverage volume discounts (across Doosan business units and with DDI), offshore staffing and other strategic cost reduction opportunities.
  • Practices good judgement which allows the individual to commit to the most appropriate action after considering alternate courses of action. 
  • Must have a solid understanding of core business processes and the ability to automate them on leading ERP business systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Experience Description:

  • Proven experience in procurement, sourcing, or supply chain management. Strong negotiation and communication skills.  ERP or procure to pay purchasing experience.
  • 3+ Years of experience
  • 5%-10% Travel

Doosan is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 701-241-8700.

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