Under general supervision, supports enterprise-wide strategic sourcing using FedEx sourcing methodology. Develops, executes and manages strategies for moderately complex categories. Responsible for strategic functions Including: evaluation of category/spend information, benchmarking and creation of recommendations for short and long term sourcing practices. Develops category expertise, category management expertise and market contacts working with suppliers in all aspects of sourcing. Leads internal projects/programs with guidance. Participates in supplier negotiations supporting senior staff and leadership in moderately complex categories of significant corporate impact. Collaborates with business stakeholders, finance and legal.
Job Specific Information
Domicile: Memphis, TN or Pittsburgh, PA area
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities Considered a Plus
Analytical Skills Communication Skills Project Management Skills Negotiation Skills Executive Presence Strong emotional intelligence necessary to move projects from concept to realization
Relocation assistance is available for this position.
Bachelor's Degree/equivalency in supply chain, business, finance, economics, or other quantitative disciplines. Minimum two (2) years’ work experience in sourcing and/or measurement and analysis of sourcing along with quantitative business problem solving. An excellent working knowledge of current technology tools/advances. Good interpersonal skills. Strong written and oral communication skills.
FedEx Services began operations in June 2000 to provide information technology, sales, and marketing support for FedEx Corp. subsidiaries FedEx Express and FedEx Ground. The same functions for FedEx Freight and FedEx Office were later aligned with FedEx Services.
In 2013, FedEx Services launched FedEx Delivery Manager®, an innovative option that provides U.S. customers with a range of flexible ...options to schedule dates, locations and times of delivery. Customers can also actively track and manage deliveries en route to or from their home, without a tracking number or even a FedEx account.
Today some 12,500 FedEx Services team members coordinate sales, marketing, communications, information technology, and customer service support for the global FedEx brand.