Columbia, South Carolina Strategic Sourcing Category Manager- Finished Goods

Strategic Sourcing Category Manager- Finished Goods                   Location: Columbia, SC


We are looking for a strong Strategic Sourcing Manager- Finished Goods to manage the sourcing related activities and processes for Finished Goods from LCC Regions.


This is an onsite role but Hybrid (2-3 times week) may be considered for candidates local to Columbia.


In this role, reporting to the Senior Director of Global Sourcing, you will be responsible for:


  • Managing the Global Sourcing Strategy, Supplier Relationship Management
  • Lead Finished Goods Sourcing activities from OEM suppliers from LCC regions
  • Developing strategic sourcing strategies and driving cost reduction and value
  • Build and analyze financial models to evaluate proposal scenarios
  • Negotiate Global Contracts with OEM Suppliers
  • Manage vendor relationships, source alternative LCC suppliers.
  • Identify sources for Request for Quotes and conduct business reviews



Ideal Candidates will have:


  • 4 year degree, MBA Preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Project Management
  • Demonstrated experience sourcing for from OEM suppliers in LCC regions
  • Must have sourced Finished Goods from LCC/BCC regions
  • Strong functional skills in E-Sourcing Platforms required
  • Professional Purchasing certification a plus
  • Detail oriented with exceptional organization skills
  • Lean 6-Sigma a plus
  • Must possess effective written and verbal communication skills


If you are interested in discussing this position at a well-established, profitable, professional organization, then please reach out immediately. Please submit resumes directly to email below.


Verne Shaull




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