Global Procurement Textiles Sourcing Mgr - Beaverton , Oregon, United States, 97005
Finance, Strategic Planning & Procurement, Corporate Services
Like any winning team, Nike, Inc. relies on talented, ambitious individuals to thrive. Every day, the Corporate Service teams raise the bar on excellence. The diverse disciplines that make up these teams include Finance, Facilities, Legal, Human Resources, Procurement, Child Development, Administrative Support, Strategic Planning and more. Corporate Services drives innovation in process, technologies and services, while fueling the company with exceptional levels of support.
The Nike, Inc. Finance, Strategic Planning and Procurement teams play a key role in fueling the growth of Nike, Inc. Finance identifies opportunities and catalyzes action to drive value for every Nike shareholder. Strategic Planning helps write the future of the business by charting Nike's path forward. Nike Procurement maximizes the value of the company's investments in external resources and secures the best supplier relationships to drive business success. Across Nike's diverse geographies and businesses, the teams' unwavering commitment to excellence keeps the company one step ahead of the competition.
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.
Every successful team at Nike, Inc. needs a brilliant game plan. Strategic Planning teams keep the company moving in the right direction by leading the strategic business planning process and spearheading transformational projects across Nike businesses and geographies. Embedded in teams across the company, strategy professionals explore complex business issues; conduct consumer, competitive and market analyses; create financial models and develop action plans. The Strategic Planning teams help write the future of sport by charting Nike's path forward.
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.
At Nike, we serve athletes. Fueled by the insights of the world's best, we design and create products to elevate human potential on a global scale. And it's on us, the Global Operations Team (GOT), to help bring this mission to life.
We are a diverse lineup of thousands spread across the globe. Together, we are building a smarter, more connected and automated value chain. And we are looking for world-class talent like you to contribute to this journey.
We are looking for a Procurement Sourcing Manager who will develop and lead global strategies to manage key portions of our footwear materials portfolio while also capturing available synergies across the NIKE Inc. materials buy. This is a highly visible role allowing the opportunity to lead and inspire, while helping to define Nike's future in this space. You will work closely with our partners across the globe in NIKE Material Development, Sustainable Manufacturing and Sourcing, Sustainable Business & Innovation, Product Categories and Advanced Manufacturing. Working in Nike's Procurement business will be rewarding, it will be challenging, and it will most definitely not be just another job.
As a Procurement Sourcing Manager, you will champion the sourcing and supplier relationship management of our vendor partners that provide the footwear community access to relevant, price competitive, and inspiring materials. You will develop and execute strategies based on overall Nike and Global Procurement objectives, supply market dynamics, and rigorous TCO analytics. By understanding supplier capabilities, capacities, performance, and supply chains, you will help provide direction to internal teams and manufacturing partners in alignment with Nike sourcing strategies.
Business partner engagement will be critical, and you will be responsible for managing and fostering key relationships from Innovation to Execution, with both internal partners and external vendors.
Minimum of 3-5 years relevant work experience in Procurement or Strategic Sourcing with a deep understanding of manufacturing processes (textile manufacturing that focuses on fabric formation is preferred).
Track-record of demonstrating an entrepreneurial spirit and proven leadership working with cross-functional teams, including cross-culturally with global teams.
Strong project management, including developing action plans, identifying deliverables, and presenting results.
Superior communication and presentation skills, with strong influencing and persuasive talents.
Proven ability to analyze large data and visualize data for use in decision making and strategy formation (Tableau skills preferred).
Clean-sheet modeling and negotiation methodology experience.
TCO approach to spend management (supply management, demand management, process management)
Rigorous cost savings approaches with expertise in total delivered cost.
Consulting experience with a top-tier consulting firm or material/product sourcing experience at industry leading retailer is a plus.
MBA or advanced analytical degree preferred.
Sensitivity to different cultures, customs and business practices
Must be willing to travel
These are the characteristics that we strive for in our own work. We would love to hear from candidates who embody the same:
Desire to work collaboratively with your teammates to come up with the best solution to a problem
Demonstrated experience and ability to deliver results on multiple projects in a fast-paced, agile environment
Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal communication skills
Strong desire to learn and share knowledge with others