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Category Sourcing Director- Construction at Georgia Pacific

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description:

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We are seeking a Category Sourcing Director in our Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Team (Project Services) based in our Atlanta Corporate office and will be responsible for all of the Construction Services category. The role reports to the Vice President, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement. The individual is responsible for leading and managing a team, as well as development and implementation of category strategies through Cross-Functional teams and relevant business units. Responsible for execution and optimization of approx. $750MM annual Construction Services spend.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

• Provide overall leadership and sponsorship of the Construction Service categories.

• Support projects and initiatives with resources and communicate expectations to cross-functional team members and suppliers.

• Interact and influence the senior management team through formal and informal communications and establish a Point of View (POV) on specific projects or initiatives across the GP investment portfolio.

• Talent development of team through performance based objectives and measurements.

• Provide direction and ensure team members have support for initiatives across the organization based on the greatest long-term value and best overall Total Cost of Ownership(TCO).

• Provides category specific leadership and direction to our suppliers as well as business leaders, engineering, maintenance, procurement and operations.

• Lead, develop and execute category strategies to deliver and optimize category management results to meet strategic long term value creation objectives of GP.

• Understand business unit and facility requirements and develop and execute a shared vision and strategy which delivers value to meet the business needs across divisions.

• Provide expertise in analyzing supply markets and assessing supplier capabilities utilizing fact based data, commodity trackers and benchmarking data.

• Analysis of GP current and future requirements, supply markets and supplier comparative advantages allowing the advancement and management across the categories through effective and efficient strategies.

• Determine resources and category leads necessary to create value and meet the business and facility objectives.

• Be responsible for analytics on commercial and technical evaluations of project sourcing events.

• Advise core team on operating needs and provide needed supporting information (specifications, volumes/pricing, technical expertise, local practices, and other data as required).

• Evaluate future state applications to determine company impact and developing a strategic point of view for advancing and optimizing the overall and various sub categories.

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree r higher

• Minimum of 10 years of experience in Construction, Project Management or relevant work experience in sourcing or supply of Construction Services and related systems

• Experience with construction, maintenance and projects preferably in the pulp and paper industry

• Experience interacting and leading cross functional teams across businesses

• Direct supplier/commercial negotiation experience with local, regional and/or national contract agreements

• Proficient with Outlook, Word, and Excel

• Must be willing and able to travel 25% as needed

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Civil, or Industrial), Supply Chain or Business

    • Experience with legal and commercial terms in procurement contracts

    • Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification or experience managing procurement efforts on large projects

    • Capable of developing strategic positions for the procurement of Construction Services with a platform approach

    Why Work For GP?


  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance

  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world

  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge

  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions

  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings

  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?
We're part of your everyday life. From the walls of your home to the Dixie® plates on your table, the boxes at your local grocery store or the Quilted Northern® in your bathroom, there's a good chance a Georgia-Pacific product is nearby. We need people like you: People who can help us make life's simple necessities better.
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

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