Support Category Managers in strategy development, execution, and periodic reporting
Lead RFx development, supplier evaluation, and contract negotiation and execution in alignment with business and category strategies
Proactively gather requirements and other information to support negotiations
Facilitate stakeholder and supplier communications
Identify opportunities for improved spend management
Manage contract processing and renewals
Analyze supplier proposals and model total cost of ownership
Achieve Company and departmental goals as assigned
Analyze and report on metrics for business reviews with key suppliers
Utilize ERP systems, e-Commerce and web-based systems to manage and extract/analyze data and identify sourcing strategies
Travel and perform other duties as may be assigned
BS in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field(s)
2 + years of experience in Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, Contract Administration, and/or Supplier Management
Working knowledge of Source-to-Pay processes
Strong proficiency in Excel and other database and analysis tools
Excellent oral & written communication and strong interpersonal skills
Must be willing to work flexible hours including, but not limited to on call support domestic and international travel activities related to business continuity, resolving supplier issues, negotiating value added pricing and developing joint remedies to supplier issues
Must have the capability to understand technical documents, work with cross-functional teams and make recommendations based on data and analysis
Self-directing, and able to meet deadlines in an environment of constantly changing priorities and data
Strong vendor negotiation skills
High ethical standards and the ability to handle multiple projects and priorities at the same time.
Ability to make recommendations based on data and analysis
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Airline experience (preferred 2 years)
2 - 5 years professional experience
Basic understanding of Lean Six Sigma
Proven change agent to work in highly complex and stressful environments
Strong analytical and negotiation skills
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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