• Manager, Sourcing

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/13/2018 9:14 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-28330
    Business Unit
    Corporate GSC
    Job Post Category
    Purchasing
    Remote Position?
    No
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) (www.hdsupply.com) 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

    Lead and develop strategy for identifying, qualifying, and selecting vendors to provide products and/or services. Develop negotiation strategies and manage relationships.

     

    Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

     

    • Develops and supports strategies for negotiation with vendors.
    • Develops and supports strategies for identifying, selecting, qualifying, and maintaining relationships with vendors.
    • Leverages economies of scale to best meet the purchasing needs of the business in terms of cost, quality, and vendor ability.
    • Monitors and reports compliance to procedures, commodity contracts and strategy.
    • Leads and facilitates sourcing initiatives in collaboration with other functional business departments.
    • Analyzes complex data to identify sourcing opportunities.
    • Ensures sourcing/purchasing needs are met and projects are on schedule.
    • Selects, develops, and motivates assigned staff.

    Nature and Scope

    • Solutions require analysis and investigation.
    • Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles and practical experience.
    • Manages a group or team of professional individual contributors and/or indirectly supervises support staff.

    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 5% to 20% of the time.

    Education and Experience

    • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 7+ years experience in related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.

       

     

    Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

    Preferred Qualifications

     

    • 3-5 years experience vendor sourcing and sourcing process improvements preferred.
    • SAP Experience preferred
    • Tableau/Micro Strategy preferred
    • RFP/Sourcing Optimization tools
    • Contract negotiation experience preferred.

     

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