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Sourcing Manager

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Location: Norwell, MA, United States
Date Posted: May 17, 2022
Category: Purchasing
Job ID: 80673

Job Description

The Opportunity:

The Sourcing Manager is responsible to manage sourcing initiatives within specific categories of spend and thus under the direction of and in conjunction with the VP and/or Director of Procurement to develop and execute overall category strategies and tactics to support the needs of the business. 

This includes collaboration with business partners to assess internal requirements and external market conditions and to develop appropriate business solutions, to manage sourcing activities to optimize cost, quality and customer service while supporting company business, and to provide functional expertise and leadership to implement best in class sourcing strategies that drive bottom line results.

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment
  • Group 401K with company matching component
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times
  • Partner with the Business to manage vendor performance and ensure the achievement of cost savings as well as delivery and quality goals
  • Assist the Field in tactical sourcing initiatives when the need arises for immediate vendor selection
  • Analyze spend to identify opportunities to better manage spend and deliver cost savings
  • Participate in the development of the annual sourcing plan and on-going identification of cost savings opportunities in selected categories of spend
  • Assist in the development and execution of sourcing strategies in the assigned category/commodity area(s) of spend to support corporate, business unit, and procurement objectives. Operate within a defined strategic sourcing process to achieve results
  • Partner with the Business to manage select vendors within assigned category to ensure required performance to meet the needs of the business. Work with the Business & Vendors to identify continuous improvement opportunities around cost, quality and delivery
  • Participate in the development and execution of negotiation strategies.  Ensure that all terms and conditions support the company's needs and are aligned with market conditions to deliver the best overall total cost of ownership
  • Prepare analyses as required on market, vendor, cost drivers, spend etc. to support the identification of cost savings opportunities for the company
  • Conduct "one-off" tactical sourcing initiatives as needed by the business to achieve "better" cost, quality and delivery
  • Meet with Business partners to understand needs moving forward and opportunities to impact cost.

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • CPSM/CPM , CPIM Certification preferred
  • 5+ years relevant experience
  • Demonstrated skills in organization, problem solving, analysis, decision-making, collaboration, communication, project planning, project management and delivering results.
  • Ability to collaborate and influence others.
  • Ability to work in team and manage projects
  • Ability to complete other duties as assigned


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40-years of sustainability in action. At Clean Harbors, our mission is to create a safer, cleaner environment through the treatment, recycling, and disposal of hazardous materials. Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.  Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is on-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology – come be part of the solution with us.

Join our safety focused team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

For additional information about driver career opportunities, please call us at 1-833-32-DRIVE (1-833-32-37483).

Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.



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