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We’re a company of people who like to forge our own path. We invented the blue jean in 1873, and we reinvented khaki pants in 1986. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines in manufacturing. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do. Our brands stand for freedom and self-expression around the world.
Where we lead, others follow. For more than 160 years, we’ve used the strength of our brands to lead with our values and make an outsized impact on the world. We employ more than 15,000 people globally to support our great brands: Levi’s®, Dockers®, Denizen® and Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™
As the Manager, Global Strategic Sourcing, you will work across the company to develop and execute strategies for key categories of spend. You will ensure LS&Co.’s souring needs are identified and met. As part of your category responsibilities, you will manage and develop the supplier base ensuring they have the capabilities that LS&Co. requires. You thrive in a dynamic environment building category strategies that both create efficiencies and generate value for the organization. This role reports to the Sr. Director, Global Strategic Sourcing.
⏵ Develop category strategy and execute procurement activities in line with business needs –market analyses, price and service-level benchmarking, sourcing events, supplier negotiations and ongoing supplier relationship management
⏵ Manage procurement and sourcing processes and negotiate deliverables and costs, ensuring LS&Co. is competitive in the marketplace, limiting risk, and driving toward qualitative business goals
⏵ Ensure that benefits from the strategic sourcing process are sustained and extended during the period of the contract
⏵ Build market intelligence capabilities (people, database, information, analysis) within categories of focus regarding key markets, suppliers and solutions to support strategy development purposes
⏵ Maintain relationships with other teams; assist with securing involvement of appropriate cross-functional staff for category teams
⏵ Lead and coach sourcing analysts and other sourcing teams
Skills & Qualifications
⏵ Bachelor's degree
⏵ 5 years' minimum experience with indirect sourcing
⏵ Experience working on business process improvement and strategy projects for a global company a plus
⏵ Solid business judgement, including the ability to anticipate the impact of decisions
⏵ Capacity to be a change agent, demonstrating persistence and resiliency when faced with challenges
⏵ Superior analytical and problem solving skills
⏵ Excellent negotiation and conflict management abilities
⏵ Strong presentation skills are required
⏵ Relationship building, internally and externally
We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a small snapshot:
⏵ 401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save.
⏵ Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations
⏵ Product discount of 50% off regular-price merchandise
Levi Strauss & Co. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. Minorities, females, people with disabilities and veterans are highly encouraged to apply.
LOCATION1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111FULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time