Mitchell International, Inc.

Strategic Sourcing Specialist

US-CA-San Diego
Job ID
Regular Hire

Company Overview


Mitchell International, Inc. is a leading provider of information and workflow solutions to the Property & Casualty Claims Industry and their supply chain partners. We solve interesting and complex problems that directly affect the customers our clients serve. We are constantly adapting to stay on the forefront of emerging technologies and we work diligently to maintain our position as a thought leader within our industry.


Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Mitchell team and make a significant impact as a Strategic Sourcing Specialist.


As a key member of the strategic sourcing function, you will have the opportunity to work with stakeholders and cross-functional teams to develop and execute the strategic plan for major spend categories. 

  • Establishing and maintaining spend visibility.
  • Formulation and execution of sourcing activities for material spend categories, while working closely with appropriate business managers, in order to provide year-on-year improvements in total cost, quality and service performance.
  • Maintaining relationships with key suppliers, monitoring vendor performance and developing supplier improvement targets and plans.
  • Tracking sourcing savings performance against annual targets and interfacing with Finance to link procurement impact with budget and forecasts.
  • Regularly conducting market analysis and peer-benchmarking, and staying informed on industry trends.
  • Establish long-term agreements, where appropriate.



  • A minimum 3 years of relevant experience with sourcing, and managing suppliers, and
  • Category experience with any of the following:
    • IT software, hardware, & services
    • business process outsourcing (BPO)
    • Indirect spend
  • Proven record of working with cross –functional teams and stakeholders to meet business needs, including improvement of total cost, quality, and service levels, related to the supply base.
  • Strong communication, consensus-building and negotiations skills.
  • Experience with structured sourcing processes and approaches
  • Superior analytical skills and structured problem-solving approach.
  • Ability to multi-task projects and assess priorities in a complex and demanding environment; program management skills and ability to drive projects to completion.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and execute a vision, as well as an ability to work within larger organizational objectives.
  • Leadership/ Influencing capabilities a plus.
  • Basic working knowledge of Lean and/or Six Sigma tools desired, but not required.

Bachelor degree in business, procurement, or supply chain or equivalent experience


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