This position resides in Brighton, Massachusetts, and is part of XL’s Operations Team.
The primary objective is sourcing & purchasing materials and services to support new and existing products. The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for identification, evaluation, and selection of key suppliers. He/she will work closely with cross-functional partners in Operations, Quality, Engineering, Finance, and Service to ensure that XL’s total needs are clearly defined. The ideal candidate will have strong sourcing experience, including execution of strategic sourcing processes and a solid track record of supplier selection, negotiations, and cost reductions. Familiarity with a variety of materials related to electrical and mechanical commodities and manufacturing processes is required. Experience in automotive and/or other regulated industry experience is an advantage.
Requirements (Skills, Abilities, Knowledge, & Expertise):