Starbucks Coffee Company Sourcing administrator, Master Data and Sourcing Operations, Starbucks Finace and Accounting - Seatt in Seattle, Washington

Sourcing administrator, Master Data and Sourcing Operations, Starbucks Finace and Accounting - Seattle, WA DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: Job Summary and Mission This job contributes to Starbucks success by This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing operational and administrative support of sourcing activities. The sourcing administrator coordinates with sourcing managers, supply chain, suppliers, and various other internal teams to help facilitate supplier and item onboarding as well as purchasing activities. Sourcing administrators share their sourcing/purchasing knowledge and analysis to support business projects and initiatives. Also executes certain administrative activities, such as maintaining the contract repository. Sourcing administrators are expected to develop strong, positive business relationships with internal and external customers at all levels to understand and support customer effectively. Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks Mission and Values. Summary of KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: * Coordinates the collection and distribution of key supplier and item data to business units. * Creates and maintains Purchase Orders and Blanket Purchase Agreements with in Oracle. * Provides troubleshooting and resolution of issues impacting Purchase orders and Blanket Purchase Agreements. * Supports small and mid-sized projects and initiatives by completing deliverables as assigned by project team. * Utilizes error and exception reporting to proactively research and resolve purchasing issues before business is impacted. * Identify, develop and implement process improvements to improve the experience of customers and increase efficiency of managed activities. * Serves as a consultant regarding sourcing and purchasing transactions to cross-functional teams working on large scope process improvements and for system enhancements or changes. * Partners with business to provide expertise in supplier/item setup and purchasing activities to identify solutions for specific requests and initiatives * Ensures that all requests are compliant with Starbucks supplier and purchasing standards; coordinates resolution of requests that do not meet established standards. * Collaborate effectively with suppliers and potential suppliers to gather and analyze data, develop topic specific insights and accomplish given tasks within established service levels. * Collaborates with sourcing in the development and execution of supplier assessments, score cards and other analytics to support managing supplier base performance. * Train on managed processes and standards as well as the tools & forms necessary to enable processes. This includes developing training curriculum, materials and management of the effort Basic Qualifications * Education (minimum education level, degree or certification necessary): Bachelor's Degree and at least 1 year of experience in a supply chain or business role OR a High School Diploma and at least 4 years of experience in a sourcing, supply chain or business role. * Skills (minimum skills required): Possess understanding of sourcing and purchasing activities Experience utilizing ERP solutions to facilitate purchasing activities Ability to constructively work with internal and external customers to resolve issues impacting the purchasing of products from suppliers Experienced in managing high work volumes to a static service level agreement + Skilled at managing multiple requests simultaneously through standard business work flows * Years of experience in specific field or utilizing designated skills (minimum needed to be qualified): Analytical, supply chain,