3 hours


Home Depot, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
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STRATEGIC SOURCING MGR - Atlanta GA 30308 Skip Navigation
Job Details


GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Sep 19, 2018
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Finance/Acctng/Treasury/Investor Relatio
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

Position Description:
Lead the purchasing function for an assigned product group. Serve as chief negotiator with vendors.


  • 25% Negotiate for products and services within the assigned product category ensuring the lowest possible price. 
  • 25% Develop and execute strategic sourcing plans to assigned categories. Work cross functionally to improve and streamline processes. 
  • Initiate quality vendor relationships to support new and ongoing product and services sourcing needs. 
  • 5% Evaluate vendor relationships and terminate if necessary. 
  • 20% Work with stores and functional areas to best determine products and services to be sourced. Manage the vendor and resolve issues regarding product quality, delivery, etc. 
  • 5% Work with purchasing operations to ensure orderly transition from initial deal to ongoing purchasing of products and services. Ensure accuracy and delivery of orders so that clients for the product group are able to complete projects and meet the Company's needs. 
  • 10% Source qualified vendors to Sourcing who can meet purchase needs in terms of product quality, quantity, and delivery date. 
  • 10% Identify and qualify vendors to provide product and services to Home Depot. Conduct research to assess vendor capabilities and product information as they relate to company needs.


  • Typically reports to a sr manager position 
  • Typically requires working collaboratively across multiple functions 
  • Typically requires highly developed interpersonal skills for dealing with sensitive or controversial situations. 
  • Typically faces situations that are unstructured and require original approaches. 
  • Typically considers new approaches within general policies and short-term goals when solving problems. 
  • Typically expected to provide infrequent status reports to management only as appropriate.


  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree  (Mechanical Engineering background preferred)

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
5 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting or standing in the same location or there may be a need to stoop regularly or move/lift light material or equipment (typically less than 8 pounds).

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree preferred
  • Experience with reading CAD drawings
  • Strong experience with sourcing (full cycle)
  • Strong experience with commodities
  • Advanced Project Management experience (Minimum of 3 years experience as a PM)
  • Experience with data manipulation
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher
  • Strong understanding of strategic sourcing process

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • Negotiation Skills - able to negotiate in adversarial situations to arrive at the best deal in terms of cost and quality to meet sourcing needs. 
  • Product Knowledge - a thorough understanding of the product category to which he/she is assigned. 
  • Strong presentation and communication skills.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Posted: 2018-10-16 Expires: 2018-11-15

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