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- Develops and implements a sourcing management strategy for these categories assigned.
- Identifies, develops and manages supplier relationships.
- Effectively negotiates contracts and long term procurement agreements.
- Develops and proposes metrics to analyze supplier total cost to Kaiser Permanente.
- Participates in the change management programs to establish processes and procedures.
- Minimum seven (7) years of experience in a combination of purchasing, materials management, warehouse operations, goods and services contracting, construction contracting, finance or other related areas.
- Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, operations research, materials management, economics or related field.
License, Certification, Registration
- ASA designation.
- Experience in employing strategic souring methodology.
- Experience in large contract negotiations.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
- Health care or retail experience preferred.
- Experience working in a project-based and unionized environment is preferred.
- Master's degree preferred.
- Professional certification such as C.P.M. or APICS preferred.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.