Senior Category Manager EU
A permanent vacancy for a Category Mgr. to manage global &/or regional commodities. You will. engage with int. stakeholders (eng., ops, quality) capturing commodity requirements & ensuring supplier qualification & quality. developing a detailed commodity strategy. & conduct negotiations & supplier selection. Delivering commodity productivity through price, value analysis (VA) or CI projects. Support (SRM) & quarterly supplier reviews for all strategic suppliers within commodity. Ensure commodity supply & supplier risk. Support region/sector NPD Procurement teams via supplier strategy. Duties & Responsibilities: Manage regional commodities across a EU sites. Identify & engage with int. stakeholders (eng., ops,& quality) capture commodity requirements & ensure supplier quality - & work with regional PPM teams to transition suppliers as needed. Developing & executing detailed commodity strategy: Assess commodity inc. spend segmentation, commodity maturity, cost drivers, & supply market analysis. Develop Sourcing Strategy for commodity - levers, timing, resources, & expected benefits. Execution of sourcing projects inc. RFx, CI, consolidation, etc. Define negotiations strategy inc. supplier profiles, commercial negotiations targets, defining switching costs, & building (TCO. Conduct negotiations & supplier selection - contract lifecycle mgt. & compliance. Delivering productivity through price, (VA),CI projects & support regional/sector countermeasures. Support supplier segmentation, (SRM) & reviews & creation of supplier profiles for all SRM suppliers. Ensure commodity continuity of supply - engage with plants; efficiently resolve issues;manage & secure supplier capacity. Support region/sector NPD Procurement teams via preferred supplier programs, RFQ's, SRM to meet targets. Actively monitor & mitigate supplier risk inc. financial, capacity, quality, & compliance. Forecast, reporting, mitigating, & recovery of commodity inflation. Support (QCR) inc. updated projects, metrics, strategy, & countermeasures. Qual. & Exp.: BA/Bsc in Business, S/Chain, Operations, Eng. or related field. 4 -10 yrs sourcing, consulting, buyer, & analyst exp. Strong negotiating skills & assessing vendors. Supplier Risk Mgt & SRM & supp lier Selection. Exp coordinating discussions & conflict resolution. Communication - verbal & written are required. Ability to travel up to 10% but 90 % of the role is from home.
31 days ago