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SALES SUPPORT III

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Job ID:
R15899
Location:
Veritiv - Montreal QC
City:
St. Laurent
State:
QC
Position Description

Key Accountabilities:

 Identify, source and negotiate the best cost solution for RFP’s in a timely manner that best support the core objectives of the company

 Identify, drive and implement cost reductions on existing items

 Utilize expertise by providing alternative product solutions or recommendations in competitive situations

 Evaluate new supplier sources and capabilities as needed

 Execute direction of spend to support central sourcing objectives

 Build and maintain supplier relationships

 Facilitate spend analysis and risk assessment on regional suppliers as needed

 Maintain high level of product and supply base knowledge

 Highly in sync with industry trends and market indices

 Facilitate and transition non-compliant product to strategic suppliers

 Collaborate with peers to ensure alignment on sourcing activities – suppliers recommended, cost and data sharing and other industry specific information

 Maintain database of custom specifications by supplier

 Maintain open RFP database metrics

 Understanding of inventory replenishment systems and sourcing processes and procedures

 Assist sales with new item creation

 Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications / Knowledge & Experience:

 College degree or equivalent work experience required

 Understanding of replenishment systems and sourcing process and tools preferred.

 Must have the ability to understand distribution and company economics and be able to effectively communicate with a wide variety of internal and external customers and suppliers

 PC proficient in Windows based software programs (MS Office)

 Excellent verbal, written, presentation, people, and diplomacy skills are required

 Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are required


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