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Strategic Sourcing Manager, Distribution Operations & Last Mile

Company: The Home Depot
Location: Duluth
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Purpose:Lead the purchasing function for an assigned product group. Serve as chief negotiator with vendors.Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:25% Negotiate for products and services within the assigned product category ensuring the lowest possible price.25% Develop and execute strategic sourcing plans to assigned categories. Work cross functionally to improve and streamline processes.Initiate quality vendor relationships to support new and ongoing produc20% Work with stores and functional areas to best determine products and services to be sourced. Manage the vendor and resolve issues regarding product quality, delivery, etc.5% Work with purchasing operations to ensure orderly transition from initial deal to ongoing purchasing of products and services. Ensure accuracy and delivery of orders so that clients for the product group are able to complete projects and meet the Company's needs.10% Source qualified vendors to Sourcing who can meet purchase needs in terms of product quality, quantity, and delivery date.10% Identify and qualify vendors to provide product and services to Home Depot. Conduct research to assess vendor capabilities and product information as they relate to company needs.Nature and Scope:Typically reports to a sr manager positionTypically requires working collaboratively across multiple functionsTypically requires highly developed interpersonal skills for dealing with sensitive or controversial situations.Typically faces situations that are unstructured and require original approaches.Typically considers new approaches within general policies and short-term goals when solving problems.Typically expected to provide infrequent status reports to management only as appropriate.Environmental Job Requirements:Environment:1. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.Travel:Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.Additional Environmental Job Requirements:Standard Minimum Qualifications:Must be eighteen years of age or older.Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.Additional Minimum Qualifications:Education Required:The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED.Years of Relevant Work Experience:5 yearsCertifications & Licenses:Physical Requirements:Most of the time is spent sitting or standing in the same location or there may be a need to stoop regularly or move/lift light material or equipment (typically less than 8 pounds).Additional Qualifications:Preferred Qualifications:Bachelors degreeSAP experienceProject Management experienceExposure to strategic sourcing processSix Sigma greenbelt/black belt certificationCustomer service orientedResults orientedKnowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Negotiation Skills - able to negotiate in adversarial situations to arrive at the best deal in terms of cost and quality to meet sourcing needs.Product Knowledge - a thorough understanding of the product category to which he/she is assigned.Strong presentation and communication skills.
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Keywords: The Home Depot, Roswell , Strategic Sourcing Manager, Distribution Operations & Last Mile, Executive , Duluth, Georgia

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