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Pitney Bowes Sr. Procurement Manager - Remote Opportunity in Denver, Colorado

At Pitney Bowes, we do the right thing, the right way. As a member of our team, you can too.

We have amazing people who are the driving force, the inspiration and foundation of our company. Our thriving culture can be broken down into four components: Client. Team. Win. Innovate.

We actively look for prospects who:

• Are passionate about client success.

• Enjoy collaborating with others.

• Strive to exceed expectations.

• Move boldly in the quest for superior and best in market solutions.

Job Description:

You are:

A results-driven individual who thrives in an ambiguous environment driving procurement value across the enterprise.

Key Accountabilities

Key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Ability to develop and execute a category strategy for the category under “Material Handling Equipment” in the automation, robotics, and emerging warehouse automation technologies including using procurement tools to execute best-in-class sourcing strategies targeted to each industry.

  • Ability to work closely with the business stakeholders in collaborative innovation processes in areas where solutions may not exist in the market.

  • Develop intimate knowledge of key stakeholder business needs to create such strategies along with best-in-class sourcing and partnership practices.

  • Support current and new robotics & automation projects across the Pitney Bowes businesses.

  • Deliver cost savings/cost avoidance projects across our Pitney Bowes business using warehouse automation (mail/parcel processing) & robotics suppliers and some non-traditional procurement categories.

  • Relationship Management for assigned suppliers from the onboarding and contract negotiation to termination of a contract or relationship. This includes maintaining our third-party risk management platform and processes for assigned suppliers.

  • Experience with negotiating Robot-as-a-Service or similar contractual supplier agreements.

  • Act as an escalation point for Accounts Payable and/or Supply Chain issues and interface with suppliers for resolution as needed.

  • Manages supplier performance and quality, and conducts/coordinates business reviews with Tier 1 suppliers and business stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • 10-15 years leadership experience in procurement/strategic sourcing/contracting/sub-contracting/supply chain, preferably in a global technical product delivery organization or mail/parcel warehouse operations organization, with a clear record of success and achievement dealing with complex procurement issues.

  • In-depth knowledge of procurement/sourcing principles and processes and ability to conduct detailed financial analyses.

  • Experience negotiating world-class terms and conditions for supplier agreements. Demonstrate understanding of Pitney Bowes contract management process, terms and conditions, and corporate policies.

  • Experience in managing internal stakeholders and a record of success in supplier management.

  • Domain expertise about warehouse automation including robotics and material handling equipment suppliers and associated engineering technologies in support of facilities that process mail / parcels / fulfillment operations.

  • Experience in continuous quality improvement, process flows, and reengineering principles.

  • Able to analyze various strategic sourcing options and their direct potential and indirect impact on the organization.

  • Must be a roll up the sleeves leader, capable of motivating and energizing both direct and matrix organizations at PB.

  • Must be a highly effective communicator, both verbally and in writing,

  • Must have both excellent one on one and large audience/presentation skills.

  • Must be a team player, with courage of conviction. Must be able to partner effectively with the key leadership across PB.

  • Must be a fact-based decision maker.

  • Must be comfortable with ambiguity, a self-starter.

  • Must operate independently and be able to drive a project to success with little oversight.

  • Must be a high energy, hard worker, with outstanding business and personal ethics.

  • Must persevere in the face of challenges.

  • Must be able to work productively and respectfully with other cultures.

  • Knowledge of warehouse operations, manufacturing operations, process/industrial engineering is very helpful for success in this position, but not required.

  • Knowledge of SAP / SRM P2P processes, E Auction and Spend Analytics tools, use of RFP tools is ideal but not required.

Dimensions of the Position

  • Reports to Position Title: Director, Enterprise Procurement

  • Sample key annual business metrics include Cost Avoidance, Incremental Cost Savings / Benefit, Compliance metrics, Risk management, Revenue Enablement.

  • Some travel will be required (10%)

Education

A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is preferred. MBA highly preferred.

We will:

• Provide the opportunity to grow and develop your career

• Offer an inclusive environment that encourages diverse perspectives and ideas

• Deliver challenging and unique opportunities to contribute to the success of a transforming organization

• Offer comprehensive benefits globally ( pbprojectliving.com )

Pitney Bowes is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace.

Women/Men/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/LGBTQ+ are encouraged to apply.

All interested individuals must apply online. Individuals with disabilities who cannot apply via our online application should refer to the alternate application options via our Individuals with Disabilities link. 

Pitney Bowes is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace.

Women/Men/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/LGBTQ are encouraged to apply.

All interested individuals must apply online. Individuals with disabilities who cannot apply via our online application should refer to the alternate application options via our Individuals with Disabilities link.

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