Strategic Sourcing Director
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.
NIKE, Inc.’s relentless pursuit of product innovation and sustainable growth demands bold new ways of doing business – including supplier engagement. Stretching far beyond conventional sourcing, Nike Procurement secures the best supplier relationships to drive business success. The team maximizes the value and reach of the company’s investments in external resources, including product materials, marketing services, digital tools, temporary labor, high-tech manufacturing equipment and other products and services to fuel business growth and sustainability.
Strategic Sourcing Director–NIKE, Inc., Beaverton, OR. Build and deliver strategies based on Nike’s foundational goals of capability, sustainability, profitability, and delivery; negotiate favorable terms, volume discounts and long-term contracts with suppliers, and prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for the procurement of goods, services and supplies for customer-related business processes; oversee the development and execution of sourcing strategies based on best practices; translate organization objectives into a clear team strategy; set and meet goals that can have far reaching impact on business segment; manage issues and resolve conflicts across cross functional teams, both internally and externally; maintain deliberate connections cross-functionally; manage the development of a team of professional managers and experienced individual contributors; supervise talent management and provide input into succession planning and segmentation activities; oversee performance management, pay, and resourcing decisions for direct and indirect reports; create and communicate classification strategies that create the balance between profitability, sustainability, capability, and lead-time; and ensure alignment with your peers to ensure continuously improving Nike’s processes, and align on measuring performance consistently across all sourcing classifications; and manage a team that will provide analysis to support the strategies you deliver. Telecommuting is available from anywhere in the U.S., except from AK, AL, AR, DE, HI, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, MT, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, OH, OK, RI, SD, VT, WV, and WY.
Employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Materials Science and five (5) years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in job offered or in a supply chain-related occupation.Experience must include the following:
Sourcing including familiarity with supplier network, and supplier and supply base management;
People management such as coaching and inspiring the team, and developing talents;
Project management including setting goals and timelines, and driving key initiatives to improve strategies;
Strategy creation such as develop and deploy sourcing strategies, and build long-range vendor capacity and capabilities plan;
Cross functional alignment including ability to drive alignment cross functions, and working effectively with teammates across cultures;
Footwear industry such as footwear products and manufacturing processes; and
End-to-End Supply Chain including logistics, planning, sourcing, and marketplace operations.
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.