Director of Category Managment

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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 11/8/2016

Hyster-Yale Group Portland, OR

Portland, OR
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This position leads a team of Strategic Sourcing Managers responsible for direct material sourcing at HYG. It ensures that HYG's total volume, spend and supplier relationships are leveraged across platforms and intergrated for product and service optimization in accordance and in support of business strategy. It actively participates as an enterprise leader responsible for developing and leading strategic initatives across the organization.

The scope of this position includes all outsourced lift truck components and systems for integration into all company product line segments (i.e., Big Truck, Counterbalance and Warehouse Products) under Category responsiblity.

- This position is responsible for delivering an annual cost reduction of 1.5% of spend ($8M - $10M).

- Managing the Global Strategic Sourcing Process (8 - 12 Projects annually)

- Acting as the key interface with HYG's Supplier Executives

- Responsible for acheivement of New product Development cost/quality targets

- Negotation of Key Master Supply Agreements with HYG Suppliers