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Indirect Category Manager

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Naperville, United States

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Thriving Organization

About Our Client

Our client is a leading consumer packaging goods (CPG) manufacturing company looking to add to their team. They are seeking qualified individuals to help increase efficiency and productivity. They offer a competitive salary, full suite of benefits, and a thriving work environment!

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


· Lead procurement activities with launch and delivery of new category management initiatives

· Develop and implement strategic plan for Indirect subcategories

· Act as subject matter expert for category, maintain business intelligence, current knowledge of market trends, commodity data, and regulatory guidelines

· Perform research on market trends, cost drivers, supplier business models, and historical spend data to enhance future negotiations

· Track and communicate procurement key performance indicators and savings tracking to determine effectiveness of procurement department

· Develop, negotiate, and review contracts ensuring compliance around pricing, payment terms, rebates, etc.

· Work with Legal Department in the administration of contract addendum's and additional supplier documentation

· Manage key supplier performance goals and objectives

· Develop implementation and transition plans to support supplier qualifications

The Successful Applicant

· Bachelor's degree required in Business

· 3+ year's experience sourcing Indirect spend and services

· Demonstrated command of complex sourcing and negotiating strategies

· Strong leadership abilities with superior communication skills, both written and oral

· Strong time management and organization skills

· Critical thinker, with excellent analytic abilities

· Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing is highly preferred

· High sense of urgency and good attention to detail

What's on Offer

Compensation for this position is solely dependent on the experience level of the applicant

  • $85,000-105,000
  • Medical, Dental. Vision
  • Opportunity to collect quarterly bonus
  • PTO, Sick Time, and 401k program

More Info / Apply

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    Arlington Heights, United States  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

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