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Global Sourcing Manager

Company: Petco Animal Supplies, Inc.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Job Description:

C ome work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world! Position Purpose: The strategic sourcing manager will be responsible for managing the sourcing of owned-brand products for Petco. Main functions of this role include identifying and executing cost savings opportunities, creatively negotiating across programs, and ensuring seamless commercialization and availability of all products to support Petco's objectives. This role will be responsible for sourcing across a variety of brands, product types and countries encompassing commoditized through first-to-market innovation. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages and leverages production planning with suppliers around the world to deliver the best product, at the best cost, at the optimal time to support business needs
  • Negotiates and owns cost management at various degrees ranging from component level costing through total cost of ownership
  • Identifies and increases productivity and efficiency of processes throughout Petco
  • Independently prioritizes and accomplishes multiple tasks within established timeframes with minimal supervision
  • Utilizes category expertise to build creditability with stakeholders
  • Strategic driver in initiatives that may span multiple departments or scopes of influence
  • May oversee 1 or more direct reports Strategic Sourcing
    • Develop and implement category sourcing strategies that enable Petco to scale efficiently and drive value, sales, and profit
      • Independently manages project development and execution to ensure sourcing strategies are implemented, and desired business goals are met on-time and in full
      • Continuously monitor and leverage production planning and variable supply chain levers while driving total cost of ownership understanding and alignment within the CFT
      • Utilize and optimize vendor scorecard program to achieve specified vendor performance metrics
        • Document, analyze and balance vendor capabilities, strengths, and opportunities across a portfolio of vendors
        • Achieve year over year vendor performance elevation and right-size category vendor matrix to support business, product, and flexibility needs
        • Analyze and continuously push to obtain optimal supplier agreement terms and conditions tailored to specific business needs
        • Create and facilitate joint business plans for key suppliers, focused on exclusive innovation, long term growth, and overall partnership to support business development
        • Manage proactive, clear, and concise communication to all CFT members and vendors, and drive alignment between the Petco US, Asia, and Global teams
        • Lead with a data to influence key business decisions - leverage raw material, global wage fluctuation, tariff/duty implications, internal and external reporting, and benchmarking data
        • Maintain, develop, and elevate supplier relationships through international and/or domestic travel. Build firsthand production knowledge of responsible product categories
        • Perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required, assigned and directed
        • Strong critical thinking and communication skills
        • Demonstrates logical, rational, and integrative decisions, and arrives at sound conclusions.
        • Initiates decisive, timely action to address important issues. Demonstrates a strong sense of ownership and a commitment to achieving meaningful results.
        • Manages competing priorities in a fast-paced retail environment
        • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally
        • Key Skills: Independent, strong analytical skills. high attention to detail, high sense of urgency, comfortable with ambiguity, strong sense of curiosity, high influencing and negotiation skills, excellent communication and interpersonal/relationship-building skills Education & Experience
          • Requires 5+ years of progressive work experience in global sourcing or sourcing related roles
          • Requires 2+ years of management and leadership experience Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. If you are a returning visitor who has an existing account, please click here . Current PETCO Partners Current Partners can explore internal opportunities by logging in to PetNet.

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