Core & Main Manager, HDPE Sourcing in Saint Louis, Missouri

Company Overview

About Core & Main

Core & Main () is one of North America’s largest distributors of water, sewer, storm, fusible piping and fire protection infrastructure products that serves the needs of both contractors and municipalities in all aspects of the water, wastewater, clean water, landfill, energy, and fire protection industries. Core & Main operates more than 246 branches serving North America, the Caribbean and international markets. The company provides localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success.

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Lead and develop strategy for identifying, qualifying, and selecting vendors to provide products and/or services. Develop negotiation strategies and manage relationships.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Develops and supports strategies for negotiation with vendors.

  • Develops and supports strategies for identifying, selecting, qualifying, and maintaining relationships with vendors.

  • Leverages economies of scale to best meet the purchasing needs of the business in terms of cost, quality, and vendor ability.

  • Monitors and reports compliance to procedures, commodity contracts and strategy.

  • Leads and facilitates sourcing initiatives in collaboration with other functional business departments.

  • Analyzes complex data to identify sourcing opportunities.

  • Ensures sourcing/purchasing needs are met and projects are on schedule.

  • Selects, develops, and motivates assigned staff.

Nature and Scope

  • Solutions require analysis and investigation.

  • Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles, and practical experience.

  • Manages a group or team of professional individual contributors and/or indirectly supervises support staff.

Work Environment

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

  • Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.

  • Manages a group or team of professional individual contributors and/or indirectly supervisessupport staff.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen years of age

  • Must pass the Drug Test

  • Must pass the Background Check

  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

Education and Experience

Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 7+ years of experience in a related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some

disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience vendor sourcing and sourcing process improvements preferred.

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Job ID 2018-24293

Job Post Category Purchasing

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time

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