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Procurement Manager

Company: Blain's Farm & Fleet
Location: Janesville
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

What We Offer:At Blain's Farm & Fleet we believe everyone deserves the opportunity to have a job they love, work in a great environment, grow their career, and enjoy a positive work/life balance.
As a family-owned retailer we take pride in offering a competitive benefit package designed to support you and your life. It is one of the reasons we have been named a Forbes Best Employer for three consecutive years!

  • We provide development to help you grow your career
  • Associate discount
  • Internal recognition programs that support an engaged workplace
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401k with company match
  • Mix of in office and work from homeWhat You--ll Do:What You'll Do:Lead end to end sourcing activities of cross-functional strategy development, spend analysis, supply market analysis, RF(x) creation and analysis, negotiations, and contracting.
    • Work with internal stakeholders to develop strategies and crate effective scope of work documents for competitive bid processes.
    • Develop sourcing strategies based on analysis of baseline data, supply market dynamics, category intelligence, and business requirements.
    • Leverage market data, spend analytics, and cost modeling to drive fact-based decision making.
    • Lead cost and commercial term negotiations with suppliers, collaborate with Legal resource to mitigate contractual risks prior to award.
    • Leverage spend analytics, market intelligence, and expiring contracts reporting to continuously build category sourcing plans, spend profiles, and a pipeline of opportunities.
    • Maintain strong working relationships across the enterprise, ensuring that Procurement is engaged early on all prospective engagements per Procurement Policy.
    • Provide advice to stakeholders on contractual matters, requirements, risk management and mitigation strategies.
    • Administer the contract lifecycle management process - ensure supplier contracts are populated in central contract repository, manage contract expirations, build inventory of contract provisions and templates.
    • Administer the supplier relationship management process - conduct business alignment meetings and business reviews with key suppliers to di cuss performance, share advancements, and develop business support plans.What it Takes: What It Takes:
      Bachelor's degree with emphasis in business, accounting/finance, supply chain management, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. 7+ years with a specific focus on strategic sourcing or procurement, supplier management, finance, or other related field. 5+ years experience in leading the development and management of category plans or sourcing strategies.
      • Proven ability to establish and maintain cross- functional relationships, influence change with diplomacy, and lead the decision-making process.
      • Demonstrated ability to support, lead, and conduct successful negotiations.
      • Strong customer focus, interpersonal, and communication skills.
      • Excellent research, analytical, problem-solving, planning and organization skills required as well as a high degree of personal initiative and motivation.
      • Previous large complex deal/contract negotiation and deal development, and risk mitigation experience.
      • ISM or equivalent education.
      • Experience with service-based/SLA-based supplier delivery models.
      • Strong knowledge of project management principles and techniques.#IND3

Keywords: Blain's Farm & Fleet, Janesville , Procurement Manager, Executive , Janesville, Wisconsin

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