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Strategic Sourcing Manager - Fixtures

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Strategic Sourcing Manager - Fixtures (127847)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Sep 10, 2019
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Finance/Acctng/Treasury/Investor Relatio
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

Position Description:

The Strategic Sourcing Manager position is responsible for leading the development and execution of sourcing strategies for an assign product group.

This position will report into the Procurement Department, which focuses on sourcing critical indirect commodities, materials, components, supplies and/or services for the Company in accordance with standard operating procedures and contract requirements.  This role will work with domestic and international suppliers to formulate purchase agreements.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for supporting and conducting strategic negotiation events for different categories across the organization
  • Strong analytical skills: able to transform data into clear and relevant information
  • Develop and deliver high quality presentations
  • Establish relationships and lead Stakeholders / cross-functional teams along the process to get buy-in
  • Develop and lead price, and terms-and-conditions negotiations with suppliers
  • Lead sourcing events from project kick-off to contract execution
  • Use and evaluate eSourcing tools and new technology
  • Participate in spend analytics and work planning efforts
  • Create Strategic Sourcing partnerships in order to increase addressable spend
  • Become a category expert in understanding the category role and develop category playbooks and roadmaps to enhance strategic negotiations
  • Develop negotiation event timeline and manage execution
  • Project management for small to multi million budget projects


  • 40% Work with cross functional team to determine sourcing objectives, develop sourcing strategy, review engineering and assembly drawings to build cost analysis models, scale analysis and financial assessments package for leadership report out.
  • 40% Identify and qualify vendors to procure product and services, conduct market research to assess vendor capabilities, draft, negotiate and execute contract terms, develop negotiation strategy and lead negotiations for assigned category to achieve best value.
  • 15% Manage vendor relationships, address performance concerns and terminate as necessary.
  • 5% Work with purchasing operations to ensure orderly transition from initial deal to ongoing purchasing of products and services.

  • Typically reports to a Sr Manager position
  • Typically requires working collaboratively across multiple functions
  • Typically 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.

Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
5 years

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).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher. Degree in Purchasing, Suply Chain or Mechanical Engineering Degree strongly preferred
  • Certification in Procurement highly preferred but not required 
  • Experience with reading manufacturing assembly and sub-assembly drawings
  • Strong experience with sourcing (full cycle)
  • Extensive experience with contract development and venor management
  • Strong experience in steel and other commodities, indexing and manufacturing
  • Advanced Project Management experience (minimum of 3 years)
  • Able to read CAD drawings/renderings and develop cost models

Knowledge, 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.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Posted: 2019-10-17 Expires: 2019-11-16

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