Supply Chain Analyst Sioux City, IA Responsibilities:Negotiates purchases of required materials and supplies.Utilizes an ERP/MRP system to review material requirements and inventory on hand. Maintains efficient levels of stock and material coverage for job requirements while optimizing inventory levels.Expedites and tracks purchase orders with suppliers to ensure on time deliveries.Evaluates and qualifies suppliers.Establishes VMI programs while leveraging purchasing power.RFQ commodities on a regular basis.Identifies, evaluates and recommends ideas for cost reductions and process improvements.Manages rejected materials with suppliers and quality control.Maintains total cost of ownership through supplier terms and conditions, including decisions with logistics.Works within a team environment to coordinate projects/materials between departments.Gains thorough knowledge of commodities.Self-motivated to follow an issue from start to resolution.Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements:5+ years in purchasing preferably in a manufacturing environment; 1 year steel buying experience preferred. Experience with off-shoring helpful.Demonstrated experience in managing procurement initiatives and purchasing in a high-paced manufacturing environment.The ability to form internal and external alliances to achieve the company's goals.The ability to negotiate and build relationships with suppliers.Self-motived with strong organizational skills; high level of attention to detail; professional English verbal and written communication skills; effective negotiation skills; proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook; experience with an ERP/MRP system (Epicor a plus).Position is in an office environment and will require working on a computer most of the day.Regularly required to use hands to work on the computer, finger, handle or grasp, reach with hands and arms. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.Educational Requirements:Minimum of a BS degree in Business or related field.Shift:Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm, Overtime and Weekends as neededSabre Industries is an EOE: M/F/Vets/Disabled