Louisville Metro, KY USA
Full-Time - Strategic Sourcing Manager

What’s the difference between a job and a meaningful, rewarding career? The people you serve. When you work at Atria, you have a front-row seat to the amazing life stories of the wisest people on earth. What’s more, you are part of an extraordinary company – one that’s investing in the future of senior living by investing in you. Don’t just do a job. Be part of an extraordinary life.

 

Atria is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.  Atria will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected classifications.

Responsibilities

The Strategic Sourcing Manager is responsible for partnering strategically with Operational and Functional Senior Vice Presidents, Business Optimization Leaders, and vendors to ensure product, service and cost standards are met, portfolio mix is addressed, contracts are created and executed to meet the scopes identified, and consistent year-over-year improvements are made.

  • Analyze industry trends and evolving technology to proactively identify supply base issues to reduce cost, minimize risk, protect continuity of supply, and exploit emerging opportunities that benefit Atria.
  • Develop category and vendor negotiation strategies to deliver against business objectives and achieve sustainable relationships.
  • Implement vendor agreements/contracts by working with cross-functional stakeholders and vendors to reach agreement on contract terms and conditions.
  • Own analysis of the spending patterns for quality improvement and savings opportunities through spend categories, and become a subject-matter expert for relevant functions.
  • Proactively identify opportunities, create solutions and execute and lead plans to optimize business performance through the use of vendor resources, RFPs, e-Auctions, Master Service Agreements, Pricing Agreements, etc.
  • Collaborate with all functional and Business Optimization Leaders to support Company-wide revenue and expense initiatives that assist communities in meeting and exceeding their NOI goals.
  • Provide exceptional service to all customers by providing timely and thoughtful responses to requests, and demonstrate the ability to think from clients’ perspective.
  • May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or any Business related field.
  • Three (3) or more years of supply chain, purchasing or procurement experience negotiating contracts and supporting strategic business initiatives.
  • Familiarity with procurement systems such as Oracle financial applications or other third party information systems, and the ability to learn proprietary system.
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully negotiating multi-disciplinary contracts, strategic category management and Company programs/initiatives.
  • Member of the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) a plus.
  • Six Sigma Certification a plus.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, including the ability to distill, synthesize, and draw conclusions on large amounts of data.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong organizational, detail orientation, follow-up prioritization, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Must have or be willing to get a COVID-19 vaccine, subject to legal requirements.
Hiring Step 1
It’s Easy to Apply Online
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Hiring Step 2
Application Review
Every application is given due consideration. If your experience and skills are aligned with the job requirements, we’ll contact you to schedule an interview.
Hiring Step 3
Interviews & Assessments
Your interview will be conducted by phone or in person with an Atria recruiter or hiring manager. This process may include additional interviews, reference checks and skill assessments.
Hiring Step 4
Offer Letter
If you are chosen for the position, an offer will be made by phone and email. The email will include a letter which you’ll sign electronically, return to us and can download for your records.
Hiring Step 5
Post-Offer Hiring Process
You’ll receive all needed forms, instructions and our contact information if you have any follow-up questions. This process may include a background check and/or a drug screen. COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of all positions – proof of vaccination is required before you can start. We will evaluate potential accommodations for anyone seeking an exemption due to a medical condition or religious belief.
Hiring Step 6
Check-ins from your future team
As turnaround times vary for screening results, we’ll provide any needed updates and let you know what to expect for your first day on the job.
Hiring Step 7
First day and onboarding
Congratulations – we’re excited to have you join our team! Onboarding varies by position, but on your first day at Atria you’ll typically meet coworkers, take a workplace tour and begin any required training.
Job Details
Employment type: Full-Time
Location: Louisville Metro KY, USA
Req ID: 2021-157919

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Competitive Pay

Paid Holidays & PTO

Comprehensive Health Plans

Career Advancement Opportunities

Tuition Reimbursement

Employee Loyalty Rewards Program

Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match

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