Regional Sourcing Leader *

** Work location is flexible -- can be remote **

Provide local and/or regional level procurement activity execution and support.  Co-lead the development and implementation of standard procurement methodology, tools and processes.  Source materials / services in alignment with strategic plan.  Support and co-lead Global Business Solutions commodity strategies at a local level.  Demonstrate knowledge of price and cost analysis tools to drive cost savings on a medium scale.

  • Execute order placement and issuance of POs in accordance with policies/procedures
  • Responsible for timely blocked invoice resolution and avoidance; Participates in external benchmarking and implementation of best practices
  • Participates in Sourcing process improvement initiatives and tools including project planning and implementation
  • Participates in the identification of stakeholder needs and delivers appropriate communication internally and externally to meet the needs of Operations.
  • Collaborates with Sourcing Commodity Manager to communicate and implement purchasing category best practices
  • Collaborates with internal partners to communicate and drive utilization of preferred suppliers
  • Conducts negotiations on medium scale projects to achieve department objectives
  • Under general direction, uses data to conduct price & cost analysis to drive savings
  • Utilizes effective presentation skills to address stakeholders’ needs; Communicates with Senior Mgmt across organization
  • Participates in the development of robust training, policy and procedure materials
  • Addresses contractual issues with direction
  • Works closely with internal partners on sourcing decisions to ensure supplier contribution and performance requirements are met
  • Ability to co-lead cross-functional teams across functional boundaries
  • Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned

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