As a Sourcing Specialist you are a member of PNC's Supply Chain Management organization of more than 150 Supply Chain professionals. PNC's Strategic Sourcing operations are among the leading in the US. You will be based in either Pittsburgh, PA or Cleveland, OH where you will work with other team members in Supply Chain Management as well as with your Strategic Sourcing teammates. Your responsibilities include: supporting your assigned business partner's sourcing needs by creating sourcing category strategies, negotiating basic to moderately complex product / service contracts, and balancing risk mitigation and cost savings/avoidance. You will report to a Senior Manager within PNC’s Strategic Sourcing function.
Your hours will be daytime and 40 per week and you will have the flexibility to achieve your individual and team objectives yet will require you to be available to support your assigned business partners. Within the day, there will be a a variety of repetitive tasks that are guided by our sourcing process guide, yet creativity and resourcefulness are required to perform market research on your assigned commodity, solve business issues and manage supplier and business partner relationships, with a pace set by departmental process documentation, business needs, and project time lines. In your role, you will draw upon communications skills, negotiation / persuasion, project management and problem solving in a team or role based structure.
PNC's commitment to leadership in Supply Chain Management means you will always be at the leading edge of business practices and thought leadership. All the while, you'll enjoy the professional opportunities for frequent access to senior PNC leaders and the project teams they sponsor to engage and manage third party service provider contracts.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
or equivalent years of experience
- Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain Management or other business related field of study
- 3-5 years of related experience
- Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Experience with Ariba Buyer
- Previous negotiation experience
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