Vendor Sourcing Procurement Manager

Concord, CA 94520

Posted: 08/06/2017 Job Number: 912 Pay Rate: 115,000

Job Description


A Fortune 500 company is looking for a Vendor Sourcing & Procurement Manager. Procurement responsibility includes parts and appliances sold by the manufacturer and by distributors. Relationships with vendors are a key part of the client facing service that our customers receive. The position manages a staff of territory representatives. The role is responsible for the contract negotiation, terms of the agreement, SLAs and cost effectiveness of contracts with service providers.

This position reports directly to the COO and the position is located in the East Bay Area, CA.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the sourcing and contract negotiations for home appliance replacement parts, and for installation and repair service providers
  • Productivity targets and quality performance indicators must be met on a day to day and month by month basis
  • Ensure the cost effectiveness of existing contracts and processes
  • Monitor analytics and usage rates to ensure that contracted service providers are in place to meet customer needs

Vendor Management
  • Manage and develop relationships with service providers in the home repair and home construction industries; trades including plumbing, HVAC, water heater, pool repair, dry wallers
  • Ensure vendors are trained on and understand the importance of FNHW service standards
  • Maintain relationships with current vendors and provide ongoing communications and training as needed
  • Communications with the Contractor Relations representatives to discuss rates, follow-up on pending requests, etc. Communication with Sales Representatives on status of referrals

Staff Development
  • Manage 6 area representatives and 1 administrative staff member
  • Set performance goals and develop staff
  • Review team metrics including productivity and quality indicators

Reporting & Planning
  • Ensure monthly and quarterly targets are hit
  • Drive efficiency to ensure operational targets are hit
  • Evaluate metrics and targets to ensure that the right measurements and indicators are used to evaluate operational performance
  • Generate reports department reports and track to budget
  • Compile internal management reports as required

Qualifications & Skillset
  • 5+ years’ experience in procurement of parts and services
  • Experience in the construction, insurance, or real estate industries preferred
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • 2+ years supervisory experience
  • Must have working knowledge of home systems & appliances
  • Ability to “sell” service providers, maintain relationships, and possess excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong people management and communication skills
  • Maintain composure and professionalism under pressure
  • MS Office Suite
  • BS or BA in Business or related field of studies preferred; High School diploma or GED required
  • Background check upon hire


Quarterly travel is required. Attendance at industry events as required.


Meet Your Recruiter

Michelle Abel

Michelle Abel, CPC, is the founder of Corporate & Technical Recruiters, Inc. She began her career after completing her undergraduate studies in Psychology at Emory University. Before founding CTR, she was a partner and CFO in a national recruiting firm. Michelle went on to establish her own firm as CEO of Corporate & Technical Recruiters. CTR's clients have a global presence and offer positions in marketing, sales, management, technology, engineering and accounting. With over 20 years of experience in the personnel field, Michelle's dedication to service makes her a leader in the industry.

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