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Sourcing Manager
Location: Melrose Park, Illinois

Summary

The candidate would be responsible for managing strategic sourcing projects from beginning to end with the ultimate objective of reducing costs for the company. Spend categories sourced and managed will vary (including direct and indirect products and services) so the candidate must be versatile and a quick learner.


Responsibilities

  • Duties will include continuous monitoring and tracking of realized savings and internal/external compliance with selected suppliers and negotiated rates/terms.

Skills

  • Must be comfortable with defining, developing and executing against his/her own project work plans, identifying optimal sourcing stragies, and working in a fast paced results-driven environment.
  • Must have good communication skills and feel comfortable with helping drive change internally within an organization.
  • Familiarity with e-sourcing and e-procurement tools is also a plus.

Qualifications

  • Specific category experience is not required but may be a plus.
  • Prior experience in strategic sourcing projects and/or managing categories is highly desirable.
  • Prior experience in strategic sourcing projects and/or managing categories is highly desirable.
  • Prior experience in management consulting or working in a project-based consultative capacity a plus.
  • Must be highly analytical and demonstrate an ability to break issues down into logical components.

To Apply: Send your Cover Letter and Resume, including salary history, to:
Human Resources at
One Old Country Road
Suite 500
Carle Place, NY 11514

E-Mail: careers@1800Flowers.com

Only Qualified Applicants Will Be Contacted.