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Services Sourcing Specialist

San Antonio, TX, US

Position Description:

This position is responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors for one or more of the Terex Utilities product lines. Requires evaluating vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the manufacturing procurement field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals to perform a variety of tasks.



  • Works with operations, planning and organizing all tasks.
  • Be a strong team player with ability to work effectively on cross-functional projects.
  • Participate in supplier quality activities such as corrective action completion.
  • Works with best total cost solutions. May coordinate and negotiate contracts with the expectation of providing purchase price reductions and establishing purchase pricing.
  • Input Purchase order data via ERP systems
  • Monitor purchase orders to maintain delivery schedules.
  • As applicable, must be able to expedite critical components and overdue purchase orders.
  • Resolve supplier problems associated with over shipments, invoicing issues, obsolete, rework and scrap material.
  • Must be able to develop excellent working relationship with both internal and external customers as well as suppliers.
  • Maintain supplier relationships in order to drive cost reductions while continually achieving the highest level of quality material.
  • Manage purchase price variance monthly.
  • Review, analyze and interpret various reports.
  • Ability or willingness to learn to read engineering blueprints or any relevant technical documents.
  • Moderate technical understanding of assigned commodities.


Key Job Tasks: 


  • Buying responsibility for one or more of the Terex Utilities product lines
  • Ability to maintain Kanban’s and/or issuing PO and utilizing ERP systems to manage purchase transactions


Material Management

  • Maintain inventory levels for area of responsibility


Cost Reduction

  • Given direction execute initiatives to reduce cost


Basic Qualifications:

  • 3 years’ experience in a purchasing, buyer, or material planner role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business procurement, supply chain, operations, or relevant experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • MRP system experience is highly preferred
  • APICS seasoned purchaser in related field preferred.
  • Internship at fortune 500 company manufacturing capital equipment/industrial products in/for agricultural, automotive, or general industries.
  • Engineer to order environment and low volume/high mix purchasing experience, including MRO and production materials purchasing exp.
  • Ability to interface with company and supplier senior management.
  • Technical purchasing and out-sourcing skills.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize work, and work closely with other departments.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the procurement field.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals to perform a variety of tasks.
  • Ability to research and identify new suppliers.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Ability to read engineering prints.
  • Lean experience or knowledge is a plus.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and demanding environment.
  • Proficient computer skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

If you are interested in an open position but feel you may not meet all the listed qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.


Location: US-TX San Antonio HR 

Work Schedule: Preference of 2-days in office, other flexible work arrangements available

Department: Supply Mgmt & Trans 

Job ID: 34423 


Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $3.1 billion publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. We are passionate about producing equipment that helps improve the lives of people around the world, and providing our team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. While our operations are global, each office or factory is a close-knit community. We value diversity, equity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage, citizenship, and continuous improvement. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector – come join us!


Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.


The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio