Strategic Sourcing Analyst

Date: May 14, 2023

Location: Wartburg – Tennessee, US, 37887

Company: Heraeus

Strategic Sourcing Analyst
Location Wartburg – Tennessee
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development, and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 16,200 employees brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.


Strategic Sourcing Analyst


The primary responsibility of this position is to coordinate precious metals (PM) strategic sourcing activities from the disposition of the material to PM return for Americas utilizing SAP. 


Your Role & Responsibility:

  • Assists in optimizing material movement to subcontracting partners
  • Responsible for disposition of material to most compensated subcontracting partners
  • Responsible for grouping material into most advantages weight and value size for shipping. Creates Warehouse picking list, and completes shipment questionnaire 
  • Proactive communications with the respective subcontractor/ business partner to cover different duties within the day-to-day operations
  • Coordinates and tracks sample movements to/from respective subcontracting partner
  • Organizes witnessing representative if sampling of material takes at subcontracting location
  • Prepares and executes assay exchanges with respective subcontracting partners


What is required for this role:

  • Graduate with business and/or technical degree with at least two years of supply chain or operations or Customer service experience. 
  • Good understanding of Periodic Table and Elements
  • Understanding of material classification, safety and environment impact
  • Maintain awareness with all current local, state, and federal environmental regulations for handling precious metals bearing scrap/waste. 
  • Import / Export Regulations for material movement to Europe and Asia
  • SAP user experience is required
  • Firm commitment to the HPM Guiding Principles of customer focus, continuous improvement, clear language, responsibility, respect, and diversity
  • Firm commitment to the HPM Guiding Principles of accountability, customer focus, continuous improvement, clear language, diversity, responsibility, and respect.
  • Well-organized and self-directed 

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville