Bridgestone Americas, Inc Senior Commodity Manager in Nashville, Tennessee
In this challenging role, your primary responsibilities will include:
Manages strategic sourcing initiatives and supplier engagements within Information Technology category
Through partnership with internal stakeholders, develop and lead the strategic sourcing strategies across the category and in collaboration with business partners
Deliver transformational business practices and policy leadership for sourcing and risk mitigation
Drive supplier relationship management with strategic suppliers, embedding KPIs and performance measurement standards
Development of financial analytics to support commercial term negotiations
Research and develop new suppliers as needed to meet the changing needs of the business
Drive clear and consistent pricing across the supply base, ensuring quality standards are met while holding the supply base to contractual terms
Translate technology procurement strategy into results.
Embed a continuous improvement mindset across the categories with both the supply base and internal stakeholders
Bachelor degree in technology or business field; MBA preferred
5+ years experience with indirect procurement / technology purchasing or relevant business experience including but not limited to business development, operations management, project management or supply chain
Leadership, management and / or talent development of others preferred
Significant SaaS negotiation / contract experience preferred
IT hardware, telecommunications, and network category knowledge strongly preferred
Strong, demonstrated skills and expertise in strategic sourcing, contract management and negotiation skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Tools
Demonstrated ability to create and execute strategic sourcing strategies in partnership with key business partners
Apply and join our team to begin a career at Bridgestone Americas. Trust your talent; trust the journey. Be Bridgestone.
We are seeking a Procurement leader like you to join our amazing team. You will provide technology procurement leadership in strategic sourcing of professional services, hardware, software, and equipment for Bridgestone Americas. The Sr. Commodity Manager - Indirect is an expert in strategic sourcing and effectively develops and maintains internal relationships with business stakeholders, cross-functional teams and external relationships with the supplier and key strategic partners. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals, and teams. If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage to apply.
Wherever you work and whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name you know that you are a valued teammate who is part of our larger mission to Serve Society with Superior Quality. We start by offering each teammate more than just a salary. We provide formal training, competitive performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build your future. We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole selves to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you are made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need. Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation headquartered in Japan. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand products to address the needs of a broad range of customers and industries.
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