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Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist- Facilities, Office Supplies, Print (Indirect Category)

Fridley, MN 55432
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Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist- Facilities, Office Supplies, Print (Indirect Category)


Fridley, Minnesota, United States

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Dec 15, 2020

**Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist- Facilities, Office Supplies, Print (Indirect)**

BUSINESS UNIT: Indirect Supply Management

_Careers that Change Lives | Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career._

**A Day in the Life**

The Assistant Category Manager (Sr. Strategic Sourcing Specialist) manages work in support of Medtronic Global Indirect Supply Management (ISM), in partnership with the Category Manager for Facilities, Office Supplies, and End-User Print. Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and to have the ability to work independently to complete complex projects or resolve sourcing-related issues. They need to be fully competent in use of analytical tools, concepts and procedures. They will identify problems, recommend solutions, and take the necessary actions. They will perform a variety of duties in support of ISM by partnering with global stakeholders to implement world-class practices and achieve best-in-class results in a highly matrixed organization.


Partner closely with the center-led Facilities Real Estate team and Facilities Managers

Primary areas of responsibility will be to manage and support various strategic sourcing projects in Facilities, Office Supplies, and End-User Print categories

Engage and influence stakeholders in the US, EMEA, LATAM, APAC, and Greater China regions to adopt and implement strategies developed by the center-led team; Medtronic is a highly matrixed organization and having the ability to develop the necessary skills to influence and leverage the matrix is a key requirement

Develop robust data gathering and data quality maintenance protocols to ensure spend transparency and support development of baseline for sourcing efforts

Lead supplier negotiation efforts

Responsible for administration and maintenance of contracts

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

**Nice to Have**

Procurement, strategic sourcing, and / or category management experience with any indirect commodity.

Facilities, Print, and / or Office Supplies sourcing experience preferred

Experience with the Ariba Sourcing and RFP tool

Prior experience leading RFPs and contract negotiations

Ability to manage and influence stakeholders

Strong oral and written communication skills

Collaborative, team player

Strong analytical skills

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2020-12-24 Expires: 2021-03-26
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