Category Manager Storeroom Solutions
Storeroom Solutions, Inc. (SSI) is the fastest growing independent provider of MRO/indirect materials management services in North America. Currently, we support close to 200 customer sites in the US, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico, driving down the total cost of MRO/indirect materials. SSI is committed to the principles of respect, honesty and integrity and to delivering value to our customers, employees, shareholders and supply partners. SSI offers employees a friendly work environment, great benefits and opportunities for continuous development at every level.
Job Title: Category Manager
City: Radnor State: Pennsylvania
Responsible to identify, develop and implement sourcing programs for MRO commodities and materials that deliver measurable value to the Company and Clients. Programs include sourcing plans for commodities on a company wide basis and sourcing plans for both existing and new client sites. Prioritization of programs is driven from analysis of purchasing data, market conditions and analysis, communication from Site Buying Teams, and from business requirements
NATURE AND SCOPE
?Supports site buying activities through the development and implementation of sourcing agreements and commodity insight that provides measurable targets aligned to business and site requirements. In establishing agreements, the Category Manager is responsible to manage the bid and award processes including identification of and negotiation with suppliers; establish economic order quantities; evaluate market trends and economics; and effectively communicate agreements with internal and external customers.
?Responsible for establishing and maintaining a capable, value driven supply base for required categories. Must control costs of sourced materials through: use of negotiations and agreements, market tests, bulk purchasing and/or forecasting, program compliance management, data analysis, etc.
?A technical background with familiarity of Maintenance, Repair and Operating Materials is recommended. A working knowledge of M.R.P., JIT, and related systems is desirable.
?The individual must have good inter-personal skills as this position will interact with all levels of management both inside and outside the company, especially working closely with client facing Sourcing Managers.
?Provide the company with industry knowledge in the commodity groupings assigned to his/her responsibility. Travel may be required to various supplier locations.
oMinimum ten (10) years in sourcing MRO related materials
oKnowledge of quality assurance philosophies, practices and techniques
o4 year college degree desired (B.S. Technical degree preferred)
oStrong negotiation and planning skills
oSelf motivated with the ability to work with minimum day to day supervision
oStrong data analysis skills
oAbility to understand vendor contracts and consult with Legal Advisor
oStrong communication skills
oStrong interpersonal skills
oAbility to work in cross functional team environment
oGood computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Products including Excel and Access
oAbility to travel
Storeroom Solutions offers a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life, paid vacation, and a 401(k) plan with company match. To learn more about SSI, check out our website at storeroomsolutions.com/ssi-careers
Storeroom Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V welcome to apply. SSI operates a drug-free workplace; applicants are subject to a background check and pre-employment drug testing.
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