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Sourcing Manager

Orlando, FL 32819

Posted: 03/09/2023 Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 46376

Job Description

Kavaliro has partnered with a global organization headquartered in Orlando, Florida seeking a Sourcing Manager for a hybrid opportunity. 

Leads and executes the most difficult and unique purchasing projects. May lead or supervise Sourcing Specialists, Associate Sourcing Specialists, and support staff. This classification reviews a wide range of purchase requisitions including capital and expense items or services; investigates and develops sources of supplies, preparing bid specifications; issues bid requests and reviews quotations. Also requires interpretation of purchasing procedures to departments and vendors, as a specialist in assigned material categories, which require a high degree of technical knowledge based on sourcing category. Works with key stakeholders and legal to optimize best value for Kavaliro.

The Sourcing Manager is responsible for the timely placement of purchase orders and delivery of materials to meet customer order requirements and maintain stock inventory levels within approved guidelines. The Sourcing Manager sources, evaluates, and purchases services, supplies, and equipment based on price, service, quality, and warranty.  The Sourcing Manager is responsible for collaborating with business partners (internal and external) to assist with writing specifications and developing appropriate timelines to ensure the supply of material and services is taken into consideration to maximize our guest experience. The Sourcing Manager prepares bid forms, handles the RFX process, analyzes bid results, and makes recommendations and awards contracts. The Sourcing Manager authorizes and processes purchase orders in accordance with Kavaliro Orlando’s policies and procedures while considering total cost of ownership (TCO).

Responsibilities/Job Duties:
  • Research possible sources/suppliers for requested items, provides alternatives or substitutions when applicable, and assists internal requesters with select requirements.  Gathers/reviews requests in various formats including technical drawings or schematics. Investigates potential bidding initiatives to address hard dollar and process savings. Establishes blanket purchase agreements with vendors setting dollar limitations and time of contract limitations.
  • Facilitates the competitive bid process for all requisitions in accordance with company policies. Solicit price bids and proposals from qualified suppliers, conduct evaluation of all bids, and recommend suppliers for award, negotiate final prices, establish contracts, place orders, and arrange deliveries according to prescribed deadlines and timetables in conjunction with company savings goals. Works with team members from corporate offices to optimize deal terms across the enterprise.
  • Interviews sales representatives and research companies to develop new sources of supplies to update records and files, and to secure favorable terms for the Kavaliro Orlando. Compiles metrics & KPI’s for related areas
  • Partners with the Cost Control group to ensure budget compliance and to identify cost-saving opportunities as they relate to a procurement perspective.
  • Leads efforts related to key company initiatives.
  • Resolve issues of prices on purchase orders that differ from prices confirmed by suppliers.
  • Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree.  Master’s degree is preferred.  
  • 5+ years commodity buying experience
  • 2+ years of experience procuring highly specialized/technical commodities; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Skills in supervising or leading the work activities of others is preferred. 
  • MS Excel: Advanced level of analytical capabilities. Ability to gather, interpret data from multiple sources and identify economic trends.
  • MS PowerPoint: Ability to translate information from analysis and convey information effectively in PowerPoint.
Certifications, License, & Registration:
  • CPM, CPSM (Preferred Not Required)
  • 70k-90k 
Communication Skills – Ability to read, interpret and analyze general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Have the ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information in various settings; one-on-one, small groups; customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Kavaliro provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Kavaliro is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Kavaliro will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please respond to this posting to connect with a company representative.


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