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Sourcing Specialist - Production Technology

申請 稍後繼續申請 Job ID 10076366 職位地點 伯班克, 加利福尼亚州, 美國 有意工作的公司 The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) 張貼日期 2024/04/23


About the Role & Team

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through using and developing innovative technology and opening up the boundaries to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our dedicated team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

Join a dynamic team that is responsible for the strategic sourcing of Production/Broadcast Technologies for The Walt Disney Company, building relationships with key executives, advising on market engagement to identify the best supplier partners, leading deal negotiations, and helping to optimize cross segment supplier relationships. Come be part of this dynamic team!

What You Will Do

You will work on a wide variety of initiatives across multiple lines of business that will keep the role exciting, exposing you to many new technologies and service providers in the TV, Cable and Streaming ecosystem and enabling your growth in critical thinking, category management, relationship building, creative problem solving, process improvement, innovation sourcing, and other key skills that will develop you as a strong business leader. You will also be tasked with developing subject-matter expertise, through research, networking, leading key projects and building relationships with leaders in the various teams. Every day is different, and there are countless opportunities to contribute value to the business, while growing your own skills & capabilities.

The focus of this role is to partner with business team members across the enterprise to make thoughtful sourcing decisions in selecting suppliers to improve the value of our annual spend for Production/Broadcast Technology, and to mitigate risks through smart contract negotiations. This includes running RFP’s, negotiating enterprise & segment level deals, managing supplier relationships, recommending best-in-class suppliers & innovations, facilitating process improvements and bringing partners across the segments together for collaboration and using opportunities. We serve as the connective tissue across the segments, creating broader opportunities than what is possible at the segment level.

The Sourcing Specialist will be accountable for leading and supporting sourcing initiatives/projects as part of Sourcing’s Annual Operating Plan with each respective Business Segment and will be accountable for delivering against them. The individual will also provide input on sourcing strategies that drive value and efficiency. This position will ensure consistency in approach and quality and depth of analysis during the sourcing process.


  • Contributes to a Category or Segment Sourcing team and is accountable for operationalizing and implementing Sourcing Strategies
  • Contribute to structured negotiations following pre-defined Strategic Sourcing methodology.
  • Assists in the development and execution of performance management programs with suppliers that focus on quality, responsiveness, and cost.
  • Evaluate supplier fit based on pre-determined selection criteria and incorporate diverse supplier as applicable.
  • Evaluates total cost/supply analysis and conduct spend data cleanse to identify cost reduction opportunities and support strategic initiatives.
  • Prepare or assist in the preparation of vendor and spend analytics, creation of vendor profiles, and other relevant sourcing documents.
  • Use market research tools and platforms to analyze market conditions, develop comprehensive market reports and provide valuable insights to drive effective category strategy.
  • Communicate and report to management the status of any critical external relationships that could affect planning and decision.
  • Participate in cross-functional sourcing projects with key internal partners.
  • Develop, implement, and lead RFI/RFP’s process for various goods and professional services, in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Prepare and implement contracts as well as perform post-award contract management.
  • Ensure compliance with Sourcing and Procurement policies and best practices.
  • Demonstrate exemplary integrity and ethics in all instances.

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • A minimum 2+ years of relevant work years or progressive experience in a Strategic Sourcing or Business environment
  • Strong analytical/project management skills.
  • Excellent communicator able to demonstrate communicating effectively with senior management.
  • High-energy, self-motivated with a desire to excel in a multi partner environment.
  • Deliverable-focused, with strong work ethic
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of Strategic Sourcing & Procurement and Category Management processes/methodologies.
  • Capable of managing multiple initiatives

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the Media and/or Entertainment Industry
  • Experience in a Technology environment
  • Technical and/or Sourcing expertise in Media Engineering, Broadcast Technology, or Production Technology
  • Experience implementing projects against category plans.
  • Experience with Coupa, SAP and Sourcing Project Mgmt. Systems

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant area such as supply chain management, engineering or business required. Or equivalent work experience.

Preferred Education

  • MBA or Master’s Degree in another quantitative discipline

Additional Information

At Corporate, you will team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the forward-thinkers at Disney Corporate constantly pursue new ideas and technologies to help the Company’s many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view.

The hiring range for this position in Burbank is $84,600 to $103,400 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

關於 The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

在 The Walt Disney Company (Corporate),你會看到公司強大品牌背後各業務如何融會交流,建構出全球最創新、影響深遠和備受尊崇的娛樂公司。作為企業團隊的一份子,你將會與推動策略以讓The Walt Disney Company穩佔娛樂界頂尖地位的世界精英領袖一同工作。與其他具有創新精神的思想家惺惺相惜,同時讓這個世界上最偉大的故事敍述家為全球各地千百萬家庭締造回憶。

關於 The Walt Disney Company:

Walt Disney Company 連同其子公司和聯營公司,是領先的多元化國際家庭娛樂和媒體企業,其業務主要涉及三個範疇:Disney Entertainment、ESPN 及 Disney Experiences。Disney 在 1920 年代的起步之初,只是一間卡通工作室,至今已成為娛樂界的翹楚,並昂然堅守傳承,繼續為家庭中每位成員創造世界一流的故事與體驗。Disney 的故事、人物與體驗傳遍世界每個角落,深入人心。我們在 40 多個國家/地區營運業務,僱員及演藝人員攜手協力,創造全球和當地人們都珍愛的娛樂體驗。

這個職位隸屬於 Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., 其所屬的業務部門是 The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. 是提供平等機會的僱主。申請人將獲考慮聘僱,而不分種族、膚色、宗教、性別、年齡、國籍、性取向、性別身份、殘疾、受保護退伍軍人身份或聯邦、州份或地方法律所禁止的任何其他基礎。Disney 培養商業文化,所有人的想法和決策都有助我們發展、創新、創造最好的故事,並與瞬息萬變的世界息息相關。

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