Global Category Manager - Metals (Direct)
ID 2018-7068 Job Locations MX-NLE-Monterrey MX-NLE-Monterrey Category Purchasing Position Type Regular / Permanent Job Time Full-
Time Experience Level Mid Level Education Level Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Experience Travel % 30 Shift Schedule Standard Posting Date 3 hours ago(1 / 30 / 2019 2 : 51 PM)
Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 6,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world.
Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions.
Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers.
The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.
Dematic is seeking a Global Category Manager (GCM) to support our Direct Procurement team. This is a critical and pivotal position, as the incumbent takes the lead driving strategic sourcing across the metals category, while working within and between functions to reach results at regional and global levels.
This is a highly visible role not only at Dematic, but within greater KION as well; he or she will work to take advantage of synergies at larger scales where possible (peak savings).
The GCM must be able to influence and form strong partnerships with operations, manufacturing, quality, and other leaders, while focusing on best practices, the creation and sustainment of operational excellence, and managing multiple complex and competing priorities.
Although not limited to the following, the GCM will drive :
This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about driving business initiatives in a fast-paced, matrixed and complex organization.
Other responsibilities :
Global responsibility for improving category QDCCIT performance.
Formulate, communicate, and execute a sourcing strategy relative to direct material.
Work with Category Leads to identify potential suppliers to supoprt growth and regional needs.
Develop and Drive global supply base (r.g. approved, preferred, and strategic)
Consolidate relevant metals / direct material category level data.
Drive Direct Procurement process and policy compliance.
Identify Total Cost Optimization for Direct Material / Metals
What We Are Looking For
Preferred 4+ years prior experience in sourcing and negotiating direct goods and services.
depth understanding of best-in-class procurement practices