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Identifies and evaluates potential vendors including facilitating vendor selection. Facilitates development of necessary specification packages. Negotiates and approves vendor contracts including the evaluation and management of vendor performance to insure on time deliveries and adherence to quality specifications. Tracks and communicates industry trends, competitive situations, commodity price trends, and supply/demand. Coordinate activities with operations, generation, engineering, marketing, finance, safety, insurance, security and legal. Assists in the implementation of long range and short range supply chain and procurement strategies and programs that ensure material supply and cost containment goals for stock commodities under their control including the coordination of Inventory Planning activities, including item forecasting where necessary for stock items for which they are responsible. Develops specific annual program goals and supply chain objectives for assigned responsibilities including cost reduction, quality improvement, and customer service improvement. Analyzes supply markets, supplier economics, supply/demand dynamics, and develop TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) programs for assigned commodities. For assigned commodities, drives the use of TCO optimization, i.e., identifying and implementing new low cost suppliers, make versus buy decisions, drive product standardization, logistics enhancements, etc. In conjunction with Supply Chain Manager, develops and implements supply chain programs, policies and procedures. Coordinates and manages all buying and expediting of assigned supplies and services required to support operations.
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