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Sourcing Associate

Company: LogicSource
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Sourcing Associate

LogicSource Overview

LogicSource is an innovative leader in sourcing and procurement services, we help companies increase profits through better buying. LogicSource - is owned and operated by an experienced group of global business veterans who came together under the common goal to radically change the way sourcing and procurement works. We've reinvented sourcing and procurement with an execution-based, fully transparent business model that ensures clients don't spend a dime until they see results.

Our people gain exposure to projects and clients spanning a broad set of categories across multiple industries. Opportunities for getting involved, whether working across functions or learning a new category abound.

Our business model reflects our culture - radically different and rife with opportunity to make a difference. Our professionals enjoy the intellectual stimulation, challenge and satisfaction that only a sophisticated organization, coupled with relevant and meaningful business challenges to solve, can afford.

Position Summary:

We have an immediate opening for a full-time Sourcing Associate. You will be a key member of our Customer Relationship Management team providing RFx management, execution and tail spend management to one of Logicsource's client's organization. This role reports to the Managing Director, Sourcing and Procurement.

Responsibilities:

* Execute sourcing strategies and solutions that deliver Tail Spend Control and cost savings while maintaining supply chain continuity and performance. Areas this role is responsible for are sourcing and managing indirect categories, including but not limited to:
* Information Technology and Professional Services
* Distribution Center and Facilities
* Marketing
* Corporate Services
* Store Experience
* Build, manage and execute RFPs; meet with potential participants, both incumbents and non-incumbents, answer RFP related questions from suppliers, analyze RFP results and help choose final supplier(s).
* Negotiate best pricing and service through the application of LogicSource's sourcing methodology, ensuring all buying complies with client policies and procedures.
* Build a best-in-class supply chain; cultivate and manage relationships with best-in-class suppliers.
* Implement and adhere to the supplier management structure and process.
* Identify opportunities within Tail Spend to be converted to Strategic Sourcing activities
* Provide sourcing support across indirect categories
* Provide detailed cost analysis reports to the LogicSource leadership team and stakeholders

Required Education and Experience:

* Bachelor's degree required
* Minimum of three (3) years cross-functional experience in managing strategic sourcing, procurement, and supplier management for retail store operations
* At least two (2) years at Manager level, experience would include: Indirect procurement, supply chain management and developing RFPs and RFIs for indirect materials
* Direct client interfacing, preferably mid-senior level management
* Managing employees and working within teams
* Experience within services industries (e.g., professional consulting, BPO, outsourcing)
* Inventory management, requisitioning, fulfillment and distribution
* Strong problem solving and leadership skills
* Proven ability to build relationships and gain credibility in areas beyond defined scope of work
* Demonstrated ability to work within an evolving and dynamic environment
* Proficient in financial analysis and planning
* Strong organizational, communication, and project management skills
* Understanding of retail operations in procurement

Travel:

This position will be required to Travel 25%

Other Duties:

This Position Description is not an exhaustive list of the duties and responsibilities, and the employee is expected to perform other duties as necessary and assigned. The duties and responsibilities of this position may be modified at any time to meet changing business needs.

Keywords: LogicSource, Atlanta , Sourcing Associate, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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