Sourcing Operations Specialist
Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team
NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
Today, the opportunities for growth across NIKE, Inc.’s business portfolio offer more potential than ever. Nike Finance employees play a key role in that progress by identifying and capitalizing on opportunities to drive value for every Nike shareholder. They manage accounting and reporting for Nike’s multi-billion-dollar global investment portfolio, debt and equity instruments, and other Treasury activities. They strategize, forecast, audit, analyze, budget, research and lead important decisions. Across Nike’s diverse geographies and businesses, Finance employees deliver far more than just the numbers.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
A dynamic procurement professional who is an independent thinker and can develop strategic relationships, project plan while rolling out strategies to improve supply chain bottle necks with our indirect suppliers.
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
In Sourcing Operations, you will develop Indirect Sourcing strategies to support our North America Supply Chain Distribution Centers. You will focus on Sourcing and Request for Proposal procedures, supplier relationship management and contract negotiations. Identifying improvement opportunities related to procurement operational policies, processes, and procedures to enhance procurement operations and improve vendors Key Performance Indicators.
Consolidate information and develop PowerPoint presentations to present to various levels of management. You will be responsible for ensuring compliance within related function and compliance with audit items. Providing customers service which includes training end users and or suppliers on policies, processes, and procedures. Work with legal teams on contract negotiations. Forecasting and inventory planning with some of our key indirect suppliers. Must have the ability to utilize the 7-step sourcing process, develop Request for Proposals, create sourcing and contract strategies to meet various market conditions. Validate that vendors are capable and qualified to meet Nike requirements.
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
Partner with Nike attorneys to negotiate favorable business terms and conditions. Work with various levels of Distribution Center Teams: Operations, Finance, HR, Facilities/Maintenance, I.T., Engineering, Sustainability and E.H.S. teams.
Partner with Global Procurement, Marketplace Operations, Supply Chain Operations, Global Packaging and Transportation teams to develop strategies to improve supply chain efficiencies and scale across North America network.
WHAT YOU WILL BRING
- Bachelor/Master degree in Supply Chain or Business or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
- A minimum of 3+ years relevant work experience in Manufacturing/Warehousing or Supply Chain.
- Clear understanding of 7- step sourcing process.
- CPM or CPSM certification preferred.
- Experience in Coupa and all Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel (V-lookup, pivot tables), PowerPoint, and Outlook
- Experience with forecasting, planning, and budgeting
- Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work independently and in a fast pace environment
- Capable of handling ambiguity and working with limited supervision
- Project Management experience required
- Experience with SAP and Tableau (preferred, not required)
NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.
NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.