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Lennox Strategic Sourcing Analyst I in Stone Mountain, Georgia

Company Overview

Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.

Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers.

We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Job Description

This analyst secures and analyzes quotations and negotiates prices and terms with U.S. and international suppliers, subject to management approval, for the purchase of fixed assets, parts, tooling, materials and/or services. The typical annual dollar buy is $25 to $100 million.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and recommend supply sources.

  • Expedite the procurement of parts or materials in short or critical supply.

  • Perform market analyses and competitive evaluations.

  • Coordinate quality matters, engineering and price changes between company components and suppliers.

  • Assist in negotiating and settling with suppliers regarding damage claims, rejections, losses, return of materials, over shipments, cancellations and engineering change orders.

  • Develop and implement long-term sourcing strategies.


Requires a bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Has general knowledge including purchasing for lean manufacturing, Kanban and supplier development. Requires strong negotiation abilities and analytical skills. Shows exceptional verbal and written communication skills including with executives or in international contexts. Requires some knowledge of raw materials, production processes and quality control. Must have knowledge of economic principles and financial markets. Competent in computerized procurement systems. Requires advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. May require MS Access experience.

Requisition # 2019-18198

Category Logistics / Supply Chain / Distribution

Shift / Hours Regular

Lennox International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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