Job Description

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POSITION DESCRIPTION
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DEPARTMENT:
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POSTING DATE:
Sr. Inbound Domestic Transportation
Procurement Specialist
9640 – Transportation
Manager Domestic Procurement
10/8/2015
JOB CODE:
5768
GRADE:
EXEMPT/
NON-EXEMPT:
LOCATION:
POSTING DATE:
67E
Exempt
SEDC
10/15/2015
GENERAL PURPOSE:
This position is responsible to develop, implement, and coordinate all procurement aspects of inbound
transportation modes from vendor origins to Ross/dd’s Distribution Centers.
Responsibilities include:
 Procurement: development and execution of analytical and transparent bid process, negotiations,
recommendations, and a logical selection process to support cost controls, required service levels and
forecasted company growth.
 Administration and Risk Avoidance: Support contract management, risk management, freight
payment controls and business continuity programs to minimize company and inventory risk.
 Strategy: develop and support cost controls, strategies and analysis to meet transportation domestic
inbound expenses, performance targets, business continuity, and forecasted growth short term and
long term with an annual domestic inbound freight budget of approximately $130M.
 Vendor Relations: responsible to foster professional and ethical business relationships driven by fair,
logical and objective activities for all providers and transportation vendors.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
% OF TIME
Strategic Sourcing Activities:
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Responsible for the development of and execution of the inbound domestic procurement provider 40%
network, to support inbound inventory freight movement.
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Responsible for the development, procurement and sustainability of an inbound domestic service
provider network to meet and exceed the requirements of Ross Stores. Provider network must
support cost controls, performance metrics, company growth and business continuity.
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Responsible to foster professional business relationships with Ross business partners, ensuring
relationships with vendors and suppliers are based on price, quality, security, service, sustainability
and reputation, carefully guarding the professional integrity of Ross.
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Develop and coordinate strategic initiatives to support expense targets, required performance
standards and future growth opportunities.
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Develop executable Business Continuity strategy to minimize interruptions with inventory flow.
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Ensure carrier compliance with performance metrics and apply corrective action plans as
appropriate.
Develop and execute Domestic Inbound bid processes and sourcing initiatives:
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Ensure current, accurate and complete information is provided to business partners to support
logical and fair business practices.
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Responsible for the quantitative and qualitative bid evaluation process, considering cost controls,
ability to meet service levels and performance metrics, ability to support growth, and ability to
sustain long term.
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Drive negotiations and benchmarking to support competitive costs.
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Responsible for the annual assessment of all providers that support domestic inbound freight
movements within the supply chain.
30%
Ensure adequate controls:
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Collaborate with internal and external legal counsel and risk management resources to ensure
contractual compliance for inbound domestic contracts.
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Ensure controls are in place to accurately validate and confirm invoice payments.
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Support annual 5 year budget activities.
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Maintain compliance with Ross’ Code of Conduct and Business Ethics, specifically maintaining an
objective assessment of vendors and supplier’s services.
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Ensure confidentiality of all Ross sensitive information
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Perform all projects requested by the Manager – Domestic Procurement
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Travel required – up to 10%
20%
COMPETENCIES:
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Influence
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Analysis and Judgment
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Communication
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Negotiation
Values Driven
10%
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
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Bachelor’s degree
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Minimum of 5-8 years supply chain experience
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Knowledge of transportation regulatory requirements
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Strong analytical skills required
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Data driven approach to problem solving
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Broad logistics expertise
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Broad working knowledge of transportation, contracts, contractual language, claims and insurance
requirements
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Must possess excellent written and oral communications skills and be able to communicate with all levels
and departments both within and outside of the company
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Strategic thinking: ability to identify long-term issues and develop mitigation solutions
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Skillful negotiator
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
None
COMPLETED BY:
DeAnn Kiker, VP Logistics and Supply Chain
DATE FINALIZED:
May 16, 2014 - sd
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