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Sourcing Manager - Fleet

Industry

Distribution & Warehousing

Company Name

DHL

Company Location

Columbus, OH

Work Location

Hybrid

DHL is seeking a Fleet Regional Sourcing Manager to join the team in Westerville, OH. In this role, you will provide thorough knowledge of ground fleet products in demand in USA, Canada and Latin American countries. Additional responsibilities and qualifications include:


Key Responsibilities:

  • Capable to specify products of Ground Fleet in USA and Canada
  • Good understanding of supplier market of Ground Fleet in USA, Canada, and Latin America
  • Relationship established and maintained with major Business Partners
  • Good understanding of the standards and policies of major Business Partners
  • Develop and execute clear regional cluster strategy of Ground Fleet for the region focusing on USA and Canada based on the understanding of business partner requirements and supplier market movements and in alignment with global category strategy
  • Ensure that global procurement process of sourcing and supporting tool set (for example, TCO evaluation) is applied in Category ABC countries
  • Stay on top of the 5 most important projects of the region
  • Active guidance to projects from category A countries and support supplier negotiations.
  • Involvement of projects from category B and C countries in alignment with Corporate Category Managers
  • Act as regional point of contact of supplier relationship and escalation, take on supplier development initiatives in alignment with global category strategy
  • Ensure active consultation towards Business Partners with cost optimization potential and execution for category A countries, encourage the team to share best practice across Business Units in category B countries
  • Lead and complete cross-region projects in alignment with Corporate Category Managers
  • Hold overall responsibility of the quality of the work of category ABC countries
  • Be responsible for regional data management, including Category specific reporting and tool usage (PBTS, Compliance, KLF, …)


Qualifications:

  • 7+ years’ experience in ground fleet working for large national or international company
  • Self-starter and high performer
  • Leadership skills: actively give feedback to country heads about the development potentials of the Ground Fleet team members and be involved in recruiting process of team member in category A countries


DHL is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.



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