Category Manager - Fasteners 8/10/2016

Confidential Company Houston, TX

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28704252
AJE Ref #
575843700
Location
Houston, TX
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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TITLE: Category Manager- Fasteners

ENVIRONMENT: MANUFACTURING; ASSEMBLY

LOCATION: Houston, TX

REPORTS TO: Corporate Vice President of Supply

COMPENSATION RANGE: $100,000 to $120,000

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: BachelorDegree from a four-year college or university

CITIZENSHIP: Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder and able to work for any U.S. Employer

RELOCATION PACKAGE: Yes

BENEFIT PACKAGE: Yes

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: 5+ Years

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE: 2+ Years

QUALITY EXPERIENCE: ERP/MRP, strategic planning in global supply chain with fabrication materials

NUMBER OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE: One

POSITION SUMMARY: The Category Manager- Fasteners will be responsible for global sourcing strategies. General duties will include developing and maintaining supplier relationships which will include visits to their sites; monitoring spend; price indexing; strategies for mitigation of risk and continuous improvement.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Prioritize and balance cost of acquisition vs. possession
* Procurement, planning and on-time delivery of fabrication category products
* Negotiate agreements of raw materials and components
* Development of global sourcing strategies
* Provide metrics to suppliers
* Site evaluations, audits and category analysis (internal and external)

MUST HAVE:

* 4 YearDegree
* CPM, CPIM, or CPSM certification a plus
* 5+ Years in procurement or supply chain in a manufacturing environment
* 5+ years in price indexing and inventory control
* Purchasing from manufacturers rather than distributors with a spend of 75M+
* Excellent knowledge of ERP/MRP and Continuous improvement initiatives
* Proficient in executing strategic planning and global supply chain initiatives
* Strong knowledge of purchasing law and uniform commercial codes
* Ability to perform root cause evaluations and problem solving
* Ability to travel up to 50%

_SPECIAL NOTE: A COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION WILL BE PROVIDED TO QUALIFIED CANDIDATES_