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Warehouse Strategic Sourcing Manager

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Warehouse Strategic Sourcing Manager','JOBREQ1800009674','United States of America-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh-USA - Pittsburgh Office','Corp Develop & Services','Full-time','Yes, 25 % of the Time','Feb 12, 2019','!*!

The Warehouse Strategic Sourcing Manager is responsible for the acquisition of PPG’s warehousing and tolling services, including contract negotiations, to provide and store finished products for USCA SBUs.
The principal accountabilities of this position are:

Negotiate USCA contracts to support the SBUs’ warehousing needs.  Contracts need to be comprehensive, commercially attractive and aligned with strategies for each of the SBUs - recognizing the special needs of each individual SBU
Negotiate 3rd party logistics provider services to support SBU requirements while mitigating costs.
Ensure proper control over of the warehousing and 3rd party service contracts.
Create a standard set of metrics to be used to measure performance.
Analyze the freight auditing processes and propose improvements to increase its accuracy and effectiveness 
Conduct benchmark assessments of current vs future state warehouse and 3rd party logistics services.
Utilize Strategic Sourcing Process to analyze market
Lead implementation of new contracts alongside SBU personnel to ensure success 
The major challenge of this position is to continuously develop and improve the cost effectiveness, productivity and quality of PPG’s warehousing operations while achieving customer satisfaction.   The position provides data to support strategic decisions on the most favorable cost structures in a constantly challenging global marketplace.

A Bachelor’s degree within Logistics, Supply Chain or related field.
7-10 years of experience with developing organizational skills across several different job areas, or deep knowledge of a specific professional discipline within a function.
Experience managing projects.
A thorough understanding of Logistic & Warehouse concepts and terminology.
Analytical abilities and skills to evaluate alternative approaches and to recommend the most feasible solutions.
Capability to negotiate complex warehousing and 3PL service contracts.  
Demonstrated ability to lead and effectively participate in teams.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex concepts in audience appropriate terms.
Strong interpersonal and human resource management skills. 

PPG: We protect and beautify the world.
At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.
Why join us:
With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.

Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.

You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.

Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.

Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.

You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged. Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world. 

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check. PPG offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG’s affirmative action plan by emailing ppgaap@ppg.com. To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity please see attached links: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf">www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf">http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

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