Under general supervision, supports enterprise-wide strategic sourcing using FedEx sourcing methodology. Develops, executes and manages strategies for moderately complex categories. Responsible for strategic functions Including: evaluation of category/spend information, benchmarking and creation of recommendations for short and long term sourcing practices. Develops category expertise, category management expertise and market contacts working with suppliers in all aspects of sourcing. Leads internal projects/programs with guidance. Participates in supplier negotiations supporting senior staff and leadership in moderately complex categories of significant corporate impact. Collaborates with business stakeholders, finance and legal.
Job Specific Information
Domicile locations: either Pittsburgh, PA or Memphis, TN.
Some domestic and international travel required
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities Considered a Plus
Demonstrated ability to solve business problems and effectively communicate to any level
Proven decision science and data analysis skills leveraging tools such as Microsoft Excel
Demonstrated initiative and strong work ethic
Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
Proven planning, organization, and project management skills
Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite
Quality Driven Management process and associated tools knowledge
Relocation assistance is available for this position.
Bachelor's Degree/equivalency in supply chain, business, finance, economics, or other quantitative disciplines.
Minimum two (2) years’ work experience in sourcing and/or measurement and analysis of sourcing along with quantitative business problem solving.
An excellent working knowledge of current technology tools/advances.
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