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Shaw Industries Inc Manager, Residential Global Supply Development in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Manager, Residential Global Supply Development

Position Overview

Shaw’s Outsourced Global Sourcing organization is relied upon to provide timely, targeted product sourcing solutions that create a sustainable competitive advantage. We do this through collaborative decision making that maximizes profitability, speed to market, and the delivery of quality products to our customers. Within the global sourcing organization, the Residential Global Supply Development Manager plays a critical role influencing the residential category business strategy through the discovery, qualification, and execution of new products, transitions, and supply options.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understands and continuous discovery of future global sources of supply

  • Review market research including category, competitor, and trend information to make appropriate buying and sourcing decisions.

  • Organized management of market landscape tracking, including supplier profiles, quotes database, and relevant changes.

  • Define, influence, and implement category sourcing strategies, including selection criteria development, executing RFQs/RFPs, and driving supplier selection in collaboration with cross-functional teams.

  • Establish 3+ year strategic roadmap in support of business objectives for the assigned categories

  • Executes new supplier contracts, including price negotiations and business terms

  • Deliver annual budgeted cost savings for the assigned spend categories across the enterprise.

  • Vendor qualification and ongoing capacity management

  • Reports product cost conditions to senior management

  • Collaborates with multiple internal functions to ensure successful product launches:

  • Product Development to create accurate product specifications (“Blueprints”)

  • Category Management to select and qualify suppliers and products

  • Technical / Quality on initial product acceptance and to resolve any product quality issues

  • Sustainability to ensure compliance with applicable government regulations

  • Planning to ensure products are ordered and available to meet business needs

  • Internal Manufacturing to support on-going external supply needs, if needed.


  • 4 year degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Logistics, Inventory, or Engineering

  • Business and financial acumen


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 5 years of sourcing and procurement experience (including negotiating experience) with similar categories of spend, in an organization of similar size and scope

  • Global business and financial acumen

  • Ability to travel internationally, as needed

Top Talent Model Competencies

Drive Innovation

Build Trusting Relationships

Demonstrate strategic influence

Drive Results

Deliver Compelling Communication

Work Shift

8 Hr non-rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Observed Calendar, shift starts AM

Shaw Industries is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex , COREtec , Patcraft , Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit .

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