• Lead Sourcing Specialist

    Job Location US-OH-Mason
    Job ID
    Business Group
    Rhinestahl CTS
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Rhinestahl Corporation:

    Since 1967, Rhinestahl has been trusted to solve their customer’s toughest manufacturing challenges. Leveraging an entrepreneurial and can-do culture, Rhinestahl provides custom tooling, advanced manufacturing and innovative technical solutions to customers in a dynamic range of sectors including aerospace, defense, energy, medical device, oil & gas and space. In 2018 Rhinestahl was recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in Greater Cincinnati by the Business Courier’s Fast 55 program.


    Position Overview: 

    Responsible for coordinating the procurement of goods including tooling, equipment and replacement parts resulting in meeting business needs while executing business objectives.  This role has the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals with the development of practical and innovative ways to identify and meet those goals. 


    • Partner with the Director of Strategic Sourcing to evaluate capability, capacity, and quality of supply base and initiate the necessary changes to sustain growth.
    • Develop processes to maximize purchase output and retain internal turn-around time.
    • Use the competitive bid process to solicit capable sources to obtain favorable pricing and delivery.
    • Prepare request for quotation and purchase orders in timely manner and obtain PO acknowledgements from suppliers.
    • Review proposals, negotiate and issue purchase agreements with supply base at best total cost.
    • Track and report measurements such as cost reduction, output and turn-around time.
    • Respond to internal requests for expedited quote or delivery to meet customer expectations.
    • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending education workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
    • Perform other duties and specific projects as assigned.



    • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline or seven years in manufacturing environment, preferably in procurment/ purchasing role.
    • Preferred certification in either Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or Certified Production & Inventory Management (CPIM).

    Work Experience:

    • 3-5 years of related experience in a purchasing/sourcing/buying.

    Job Specific Attributes/Skills:

    • Demonstrated process improvement skills
    • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in reading blueprints and interpreting specifications
    • Computer knowledge – Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, Access, ERP
    • Attention to detail, organized, and accurate
    • Proven problem solving and organization skills
    • Proven team leadership skills
    • Srong demonstrated quantitative and analytical skills
    • Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to effectively communicate with all internal/external partners.  Demonstrated ability in successful negotations.
    • Available for domestic/ international travel


    Rhinestahl is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer who encourages females, minorities, veterans, and disabled individuals to apply. If, due to a disability, you are unable to apply using our online application system, please contact HR at 513-204-6402 for assistance and indicate the specific assistance needed. Employment decisions at Rhinestahl are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    As a federal contractor, Rhinestahl is required to use 
    E-Verify to electronically verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.


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