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Senior Sourcing Specialist

Senior Sourcing Specialist

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Corporate GSC
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Information Technology
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Company Overview

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the Program RIMs. Negotiate promotional pricing and services and research new/existing vendors to assess ability to deliver on new purchase orders. Ensure internal purchasing needs are met for projects and other areas.


Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities


  • Conducts vendor negotiation for promotional pricing, services, and support for all AHS programs.
  • Researches new and existing vendors for offerings; requests quotes; analyzes vendor response; selects and implements Service-Level Agreements (SLAs).
  • Monitors the daily operations of Program RIM's; examines current in-house procedures; identifies and implements process improvements.
  • Trains associates in new procedures; monitors performance and provides performance feedback to DIM.
  • Partners with Help Desk, New Store Staging, and stores to resolve equipment supply issues and transitions to new products.
  • Partners with Install Accounting, Legal, and service providers to resolve monetary and unit issues.
  • Work with internal groups (Operations, Merchandising) to identify, select, and forecast installation sources.

Nature and Scope

  • Demonstrates skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information, inconsistencies/anomalies in more complex research/data.
  • Nature of work requires increasing independence; receives guidance only on unusual complex problems or issues. Work review typically involves periodic review of output by supervisor and/or direct "customers" of the process.
  • May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel or professional personnel.

Work Environment

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen years of age
  • Must pass the Drug Test
  • Must pass the Background Check
  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 2-5 years of experience in related field; certification is required in some areas OR MS/MA and generally 2-4 years of experience in related field. Certification is required in some areas.



Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details


  • 4-6 years of experience in the Sourcing space
  • Experience  preparing, examining, analyzing, negotiating and revising contracts
  • Purchasing of hardware and software services
  • Experience with Servicing, Procuring, and Contract management through full lifecycle
  • Heavy Word, Excel and Sourcing Software tool experience



  • Advanced excel skills
  • Someone who is organized, analytical, and pays close to attention to detail 




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