Starbucks Coffee Company supplier relations manager, Store Development - Seattle WA in Seattle, Washington

Summary of Experience

  • Contract management (7 years)

  • Financial analysis, modeling and business planning (7 years)

  • Managing multiple functions in a dynamic, high-growth organization, including strategic alliance development, supplier management and performance assessment (7 years)

  • Operations and procurement experience in a retail, high-tech or information technology industry (7 years)

  • Developing and implementing leading edge policies and processes (5 years)

  • Developing sourcing requirements and strategies based on business requirements (5 years)

  • Leading key sourcing activities and supplier performance programs (5 years)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Business acumen

  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities

  • Ability to establish cross-functional, collaborative relationships with business and technology partners

  • Ability to apply sound business principles and practices

  • Advanced knowledge of industry trends and best practices for sourcing and supplier relationship management

Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans & individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.