Strategic Sourcing Specialist Senior

PNC | Pittsburgh, PA

Posted Date 1/14/2020
Description At PNC, our people are our greatest differentiator and competitive advantage in the markets we serve. We are all united in delivering the best experience for our customers. As a Strategic Sourcing Specialist Senior within PNC's Supply Chain Management organization, you will be based in Pittsburgh, PA.

Job Description

  • Researches and negotiates major organizational contracts and procurements.
  • Prepares complex purchasing assignments requiring vendor selection and pricing comparisons.
  • Consults with vendors to obtain optimum pricing and availability information. Researches and negotiates highly complex organizational purchases.
  • Negotiates with vendors to obtain optimum quality, cost, terms, etc.
  • Develops and monitors effectiveness of purchasing strategies and effectiveness; initiates improvements as necessary.

PNC Employees take pride in our reputation and to continue building upon that we expect our employees to be:

  • Customer Focused - Knowledgeable of the values and practices that align customer needs and satisfaction as primary considerations in all business decisions and able to leverage that information in creating customized customer solutions.
  • Managing Risk - Assessing and effectively managing all of the risks associated with their business objectives and activities to ensure they adhere to and support PNC's Enterprise Risk Management Framework.

Competencies

Accuracy and Attention to Detail – Understanding of the necessity and value of accuracy and attention to detail; ability to process information with high levels of accuracy.Cost-Benefit Analysis – Knowledge of tools, techniques and practices for analyzing the purpose and scope of a producer, a product, a process, or project in terms of cost and benefits.Effective Communications – Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.Industry Knowledge – Knowledge of the organization's industry group, trends, directions, major issues, regulatory considerations, and trendsetters; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.Negotiating – Knowledge of successful negotiation concepts and techniques; ability to negotiate successfully across the organization and with external vendors and clients in a constructive and collaborative manner.Problem Solving – Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.Process Management – Knowledge of business process improvement tools and techniques and ability to understand, monitor, update, or enhance existing business or work processes.Procurement – Knowledge of company practices for the procurement of materials, equipment and services needed in the manufacturing process.

Work Experience

Roles at this level typically require a university / college degree, with 3+ years of relevant / direct industry experience. Certifications are often desired. In lieu of a degree, a comparable combination of education and experience (including military service) may be considered.

Education

Bachelors (Required)

Disability Accommodations Statement:


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Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):


PNC provides equal employment opportunity to qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other categories protected by law.

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