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Strategic Sourcing Senior Analyst (Corporate Professional Services)

Job ID 1605525BR Date posted 06/08/2019 Location Mooresville, NC Location Name CSC-Mooresville Address 1000 Lowes Boulevard Employment Type I Regular Employment Type II Full-Time Line of Business Corporate Department 0866 - Centralized ESS

PURPOSE OF ROLE:

The primary purpose of this role is to participate in the development of the strategic sourcing strategy as well as execution of the sourcing process. This includes responsibility for inputting the detail project plans that relate to the sourcing process and acting as a liaison between the suppliers and the business on executing sourcing plans. This role develops the SOW based off of the needs of the business and negotiates with vendors to obtain the best overall value from the supply market.


RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENTS:

  • Executes all phases of the strategic sourcing process (Plan, Execute & Support) to ensure standard methodologies standards and quality standards are met
  • Develops relationships with cross-functional teams including finance and legal to ensure that all engagements remain compliant with company regulations
  • Delivers full project updates at key project milestones to that ensure that the Category Manager is fully aware of the projects status
  • Leads or facilitates a cross functional team through sourcing activities to accomplish meeting objectives
  • Develops facilitation and presentation materials that are clear and effective to clearly communicate engagement objectives and expectations to vendors and cross-functional stakeholders
  • Assigns tasks and ensures their timely and accurate completion
  • Maintains project level reporting and inputs in Procurement’s central reporting system
  • Develops an effective negotiating strategy that is approved by the manager and obtains the best overall value from the supply market
  • Supports the Category Manager in the development of category strategies and approaches that are aligned to their business customer and responsible for the execution of those strategies.
  • Manages key customer relationships within a sub-category of spend to ensure on-going alignment to customer and enterprise objectives.
  • Manages $50M - $100M to drive cost savings and efficiencies across the category


REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in a Procurement or Business related role; 7+ years of experience (without a Bachelors)


PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience including designing RFPs and other sourcing tools
  • Experience with MS Project or other Project Management software
  • Experience with E-Procurement tools



About Lowe’s:
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 18 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2018 sales of $71.3 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ approximately 300,000 associates. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports its hometown Charlotte region and all communities it serves through programs focused on safe, affordable housing and careers in the skilled trades. For more information, visit Lowes.com.

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

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