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
Some domestic and international travel may be necessary.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities Considered a Plus
Intermediate to expert skills in Microsoft office including; Excel, Access, Word, Power Point and data analysis. Intermediate to expert skills in project management along with knowledge of various sourcing methodologies.
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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