You will manage the supply chain for indirect corporate requirements and issue contractual commitments. This position administers contracts, conducts negotiations, performs market/price/financial analysis, develops supplier relationships, track and manage supplier performance, reports cost savings, and drives continuous improvement and productivity with suppliers and customers.
Develop negotiation strategies and company positions on complex (multi-million dollar) contracts, work with Office of General Counsel to identify and incorporate appropriate levels of commercial protection, and conduct negotiations to achieve the optimal business results for the company
Perform market analysis and financial analysis to determine business risk associated with a supplier or contract
Establish and maintain professional relationships with suppliers/partners, based on the highest ethical business practices as set forth in the Standards of Conduct and Integrity and Supply Chain Policies
Be the corporate expert for assigned indirect categories and know the market drivers, supplier base, emerging technologies, regulatory factors, category spend by supplier, inventory, supplier and fill rate performance
Acts as primary liaison to suppliers within assigned Categories
Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, supply chain, or related field
A minimum of five years of indirect services buying experience
Market knowledge of indirect products, equipment, and services
Strong understanding of business law, commercial terms and conditions, and related legal issues
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
OpenArc is a technology consulting firm providing industry-leading technical talent placement, software development, and technology strategy services to clients nationwide. Through a unique blending of people and software, OpenArc has a business practice that delivers amazing enterprise, mobile and consumer-facing apps and the best talent for contract, contract-to-hire and direct placements for clients and partners alike.
Staffed with the most-trusted recruiting experts, elite software developers, UI/UX designers and market experts, our team provides clients with the best resources, the right techniques and world-class support resulting in powerful measurable success.