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Veritiv - Portland OR
Veritiv has an expansive North American network with more than 180 locations, and we do business with
more than half of the Fortune 500. We're a big company, but we’re also a new company, shaping our
systems and processes to support a successful and sustainable future. We don't just encourage an
entrepreneurial spirit, we embody it.
Are you looking to join a company where you feel empowered in your work and your job is not just a job,
but a path toward a rewarding and successful career? Do you want to be part of a company that
customers and suppliers not only want to do business with but need to do business with?
If you answered yes, then Veritiv might be the place for you. We encourage you to learn about and apply
to Veritiv if you seek a unique work experience, where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where
you can realize your full potential.

Position Description


  • Support sales with item level sourcing
  • Execute customer RFQ’s
  • Drive savings by linking customer product requests with central sourcing programs

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

Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Veritiv’s legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here:http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf


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