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Supplier Development Sourcing Manager

Shaw Industries Ringgold Full-Time
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Job Title

Supplier Development Sourcing Manager

Position Overview

Global Sourcing is strategic and fast at providing sourcing solutions that create a competitive advantage.  We do this by focusing on speed to market and facilitating team-based decision-making.   

The Supplier Development  Sourcing Manager reports to the Director of Supplier Management and Development.   The Supplier Development  Sourcing Manager is responsible for identifying suppliers for long-term competitive advantage who could provide Shaw with capacity and innovation.  This individual possesses a unique ability to work across multiple geographies and leverage their knowledge of factory operations, manufacturing, innovation, and relationship management to make objective and unbiased recommendations for potential future supplier partnerships.  


Responsibilities: 

  • Ongoing research of the global supply landscape to easily adapt and react to changes in the geopolitical and economic climate as well as create competitive advantage in our supply chain

  • Gather knowledge of the worldwide supply chain for flooring and new business ventures

  • Quantitatively compare suppliers across different geographies, scale, and operational/manufacturing complexity levels

  • Participates in the supplier qualification process, which includes development and execution of RFI/RFP documents, develop selection criteria and drive selection of suppliers in collaboration with cross-functional teams 

  • Support all outsourced product categories and work closely to investigate and further leverage Shaw’s supplier partners 

  • Review and communicate market research including category, competitor, and trend information 

  • Develop key category/supply chain profiles to exploit strategic advantages

  • Collaborates with other Sourcing leaders and multiple business partners to ensure ongoing needs are met

  • Drives execution in new business opportunities

  • Demonstrate global cultural awareness 

Requirements:

  • 4 year degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Logistics, Inventory, or Engineering AND 4 years relevant experience 

  • Global business and financial acumen

  • Ability to travel extensively (approximately 50% of the time) domestically and internationally  


Competencies:       

Drive Innovation

Practice Entrepreneurial Behavior

Lead Change

Demonstrate strategic influence

Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

 

Skills required

New Product Development
Continuous Improvement Process
Research And Development
Technical Services
Strategic Sourcing
Procurement
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The world’s largest carpet manufacturer and a
leading floorcovering provider, Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is a vertically
integrated manufacturer that supplies carpet, hardwood, laminate, resilient,
tile & stone flooring products and synthetic turf to residential and
commercial markets worldwide. A wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway,
Inc. with more than $4.8 billion in annual sales and 23,000 associates, Shaw is
headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, with salespeople and/or offices located
throughout the US, as well as Australia, Canada, China, India, Mexico,
Singapore, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit 
www.shawfloors.com/about-shaw.

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