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Waste Management

Fleet Supply Chain Project Manager

Waste Management




Houston, Texas, United States

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

WM, a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

I. Job Summary

This Fleet Supply Chain Project Manager position is responsible for performing tasks relating to strategic management of suppliers towards performance, cost and compliance goals. Work with Strategic Sourcing Managers, Area Supply Chain & Area Fleet Director leaders to qualify new Suppliers, negotiate pricing and manage the performance of Suppliers. Provide support to internal customers and participate in special projects and activities that enhance the department’s effectiveness.

Market Area or Regional in scope: It is expected the person will be involved with Enterprise initiatives, may back up Strategic Sourcing Managers and is very knowledgeable on the whole procurement process.

III. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

  • Establish the sourcing strategy, or assist Strategic Sourcing for assigned spend categories. Once a sourcing strategy has been developed, help communicate, monitor and manage business unit compliance with the strategy. The Fleet Supply Chain Project Manager will also establish working relationships with cross-functional teams bringing a strategic sourcing perspective to all key processes.
  • Build up and maintain overall supplier & internal customer relationship. Work with key stakeholders to deploy effective procurement strategies for select spend categories and to increase the ability to leverage volume and spend.
  • Cooperate with and provide market area input to Corporate Strategic Sourcing Manager(s) & Area Procurement Manager(s), as needed.
  • Continually search for opportunities to reduce bottom line cost at the area level.
  • Monitor and report the performance of assigned suppliers. Supplier performance will be tracked, reported, and managed by the Fleet Supply Chain Project Manager. Formal and informal review procedures will be developed to provide feedback to suppliers and ensure that supplier performance issues are quickly addressed.
  • Measure, track & report supply chain performance within each assigned spend category. Identify sources of data for required performance metrics, create a process to collect the data, and champion the actual collection efforts. Each quarter, the Fleet Supply Chain Project Manager will report to the Director of Fleet Supply Chain performance data for their assignments and conduct and support the supplier business review.
  • Support Supplier Development and Continuous Improvement by category/region.
    Develop cross-functional teams to look for year over year improvements in: total cost of ownership, value-added services and contract compliance.
  • Maintain expertise in the assigned spend categories through relationships with other business units, suppliers, market experts, and enterprise/regional liaisons. Know and apply value chain and value stream concepts.

IV. Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory duties, but may occasionally act as a team lead.

V. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

Education: Bachelor’s Degree (accredited) in Supply Chain, Business Administration, or similar area of study, or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and 4 years of relevant work experience.

Experience: 5 years of relevant work experience in procurement/supply chain or related experience (in addition to education requirement).

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

CASCPM desirable.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

Financial analysis, project management, and purchasing experience required.

V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day;
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely;
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) rarely.
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely;
  • Normal setting for this job is: office setting.

At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site. #LI-DH1

You and your family can go back to school — and it’s on us! Access WM’s education benefit, Your Tomorrow, and see what’s possible. Benefits-eligible team members can receive 100% tuition coverage for 135+ fully funded programs — including bachelor’s degrees, high school completion, college prep, professional certificates and more. Plus WM will contribute toward 40+ master’s programs! Even better, all required books and out-of-pocket fees for education programs are 100% reimbursable.

Don’t forget, Your Tomorrow is also available for dependents. WM will pay 100% of the tuition for children ages 18 to 26 and spouses of benefits-eligible team members for more than 35 in-demand programs from high-quality schools and universities including undergraduate degrees, short-form technology and business certificate programs and high school completion. Students only pay for books.

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