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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/20/2016

FedEx Services Memphis, TN

Memphis, TN
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Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Want a career where you are empowered to make a difference* Want to work for a company that is environmentally responsible* Want to grow and develop on the job* If so, FedEx is the place for you! Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions. FedEx serves more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx employees. FedEx has over 300,000 talented employees who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding. FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer. Here are some of the recognitions FedEx has received from the past couple of years: * FORTUNE Magazine: No. 8 among World s Most Admired Companies and No. 1 in the delivery industry (2014) * Glassdoor, Employees Choice Awards: Top 50 Best Places to Work (2014) * FORTUNE Magazine: 100 Best Companies to Work For (2013) * Computerworld: 100 Best Places to Work in IT (2013) * Corporate Responsibility Magazine "100 Best Corporate Citizens (2014) When 300,000 employees around the globe are all working together it is amazing what we can achieve! FedEx connects people and ideas. If you would like to make a difference on a global scale while receiving top notch benefits, competitive pay, and plenty of opportunities to develop, click Apply Now and tell us more about yourself.

Position Summary and Essential Duties
Under general supervision, supports enterprise-wide strategic sourcing using FedEx sourcing methodology. Develops, executes and manages strategies for moderately complex categories. Responsible for strategic functions Including: evaluation of category/spend information, benchmarking and creation of recommendations for short and long term sourcing practices. Develops category expertise, category management expertise and market contacts working with suppliers in all aspects of sourcing. Leads internal projects/programs with guidance. Participates in supplier negotiations supporting senior staff and leadership in moderately complex categories of significant corporate impact. Collaborates with business stakeholders, finance and legal.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities Considered a Plus

* Demonstrated ability to solve business problems and effectively communicate to any level

* Strong decision science and data analysis skills leveraging tools such as Microsoft Excel

* Demonstrated initiative and strong work ethic

* Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently

* Effective planning, organization, and project management skills

* Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite

* Quality Driven Management process and associated tools knowledge

Relocation Information
Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Bachelor's Degree/equivalency in supply chain, business, finance, economics, or other quantitative disciplines. Minimum two (2) years work experience in sourcing and/or measurement and analysis of sourcing along with quantitative business problem solving. An excellent working knowledge of current technology tools/advances. Good interpersonal skills. Strong written and oral communication skills.

EEO Statement
FedEx is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (minorities/females/disability/veterans) that is committed to diversifying its workforce..


FedEx Services coordinates sales, marketing, information technology, customer service, and worldwide supply chain services support for the global FedEx brand. This includes the data management and networking expertise behind the package tracking capabilities for FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight, along with e-commerce services, customer contact services, and other functions of the corporation's professional services company.

Company Size:
5,001-10,000 Employees
Transportation and Warehousing

Memphis, TN 38017