West Hills, California Manager, Strategic Corporate Sourcing

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  • Requisition Number R1526
  • Full Time Full time
  • Shift Regular
  • Area of Interest Supply Chain Planning & Operations
  • Location West Hills, California


Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high quality products and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with a shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.

West Hills, CA (Hybrid 2 days onsite/3 remote)

The Manager, Strategic Corporate Sourcing is an engaged leader with strong knowledge and experience across various Corporate categories, including Marketing Services, CAPEX, Technology, Sales Support Services, Human Resources, etc. This role will deliver maximum total value to Pharmavite by establishing a sourcing roadmap for stakeholders to maximize value and performance from supplier base, while staying at the forefront of services business model and manage supplier risk. The role will oversee a spend of approximately $175 million. The Manager will report into the Director, Strategic Sourcing, Corporate and Technical, and will manage a team of four Category Managers.

Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include:

  • Ensure that the Corporate Sourcing team continues its journey towards becoming a world class organization through continuous talent development and the adoption of sourcing best/world class practices (e.g., Supplier relationship management, risk management and negotiation strategies, market analytics/insights, etc.).

  • Provide leadership to establish and execute sourcing goals and objectives

  • Become the recognized expert for market intelligence information, supply base business models, short- and long-term market trends, supply/demand/ price implications, and supplier risk mitigation measures

  • Drive development, execution, and evolution of Corporate Sourcing category strategies in partnership with Key Stakeholders

  • Drives strategy to deliver financial performance goals, including savings/avoidance and working capital

  • Lead cross-functional teams to manage complex strategic sourcing projects including supply market analysis, vendor selection and on boarding, commercial negotiation, supplier relationship management and contract development and execution

  • Conduct market analysis, and work with finance to develop cost modeling, financial risk, and opportunity assessment


The ideal candidate is a self-starter and possess the ability to work independently and measure progress against goals. Drives thought leadership and able to make unbiased recommendations based on facts and data. Has the ability to concisely articulate key points or insights verbally and in writing.  

You'll be most successful in this role if you have:

  • Demonstrated history of delivering results through advanced strategic sourcing best practices

  • Ability to think through complex problems using analysis from multiple sources and compiling information into a clear framework and recommendation

  • Strong influence skills at all levels of the organization and supplier base

  • Strong communication skills both written and oral

  • Exceptional problem solving, strategic planning, critical thinking, analytical, ability to deal with ambiguity, and risk management skills

  • Strong understanding of the Procedure to Pay (P2P) transactional process and of how to utilize digital technology, including implementing automated processes to reduce tactical and transactional activities, dashboarding/metrics to measure and manage results

In order to take on these challenges, you'll need to have:

  • A four-year college or university degree, MBA degree preferred

  • 10+ years of work experience including at least 5 years of experience in Corporate Services Sourcing

  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office, including Excel and Project.

  • Experience with leveraging COE and Resource Center models (analytics, market Intel, risk management, optimization best practices and talent development)

  • Project management experience leading complex initiatives across the organization

  • 3+ years of supervisory experience

  • Strong business and financial acumen


Here, career paths aren't predefined, and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you have the opportunity to grow, learn from industry pioneers, and develop the way you want to. Pharmavite is investing more in the development of our team -- to help us deliver on our purpose and help you achieve your career aspirations. Our environment is geared to fuel curiosity, encourage experimentation, and generate learning as this is the way we develop ourselves and our organization.

Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being -- as well as peace of mind. These rewards -- plus our new recognition program -- ensure employees feel supported both at work and home.

Visit Pharmavite.net/careers to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begins with us.

Pharmavite is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status. We do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.

Where permitted by applicable law, as of December 1, 2021 all candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by date of hire to be considered for all US-based jobs if not already employed by Pharmavite. Proof of vaccination will be required at hire.