Home Depot GLOBAL COMMODITY LEADER - HR, LEGAL, STORE OPERATIONS in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

  • The Global Commodity Leader supports the sourcing of services.

  • The associate will support the Purchasing teams on various sourcing and supplier related initiatives.

  • This position requires experience in conducting analytics and building strong partnerships. Experience managing suppliers and implementing sourcing strategies is preferred.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • 20% Analytical support for sourcing strategies, including total cost of ownership analysis, supplier spend analysis and commodity management

  • 20% Develop and execute strategic sourcing plans to assigned categories. Work cross functionally to improve and streamline processes.

  • 20% Develop commodity strategies. Work with the stores and functional areas to best determine products and services to be sourced. Manage the vendor and resolve issues regarding product quality, delivery, etc.

  • 10% Source qualified vendors who can meet purchase needs in terms of product quality, quantity and delivery date.

  • 10% Ad hoc inquiries and cross-functional projects

  • 20% Administrative and data quality initiatives such as inputting data into sourcing systems (e.g. Ariba) and conducting monthly/quarterly commodity reviews.

NATURE AND SCOPE

  • This position reports to the Sr. Manager - Procurement

  • No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the technical leadership of a project work team: may select team members and assess capabilities, provide technical training, provide information necessary to meet work, project or program objectives, evaluate program or project performance.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

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

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • CPSM Certification of Sourcing Experience

  • Experience in working with large cross-functional teams

  • Customer Service Oriented

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Presentation and communication

  • Supplier management

  • Data analysis and data presentation

  • Problem solving

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.