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The role of MRO Category leader is to lead certain subcategories out of the approximately $400M Operating Supplies category across Honeywell globally encompassing chemicals, industrial gas, hand & power tools, cutting tools, motors, bearings & transmission, safety supplies, janitorial supplies, lab supplies, pipes, valves and fittings.
Plan,organize, provide direction and execute the strategic sourcing strategies of the Operating Supplies category
Identify and lead cross SBG teams to develop projects and leverage global spend in MRO accomplishing SBG, COE and CST objectives leading to AOP spend attainment, savings and cash flow goals.
Leads in responsible area to deliver significant savings in price reduction, value engineering and consumption reduction.
Improve working capital performance by increasing payment days and implementing MPO.
Deploy auctions to competitively bid responsible areas.
Leads the development of category strategies incorporating supplier rationalization, quality, cost, service requirements, market conditions and preferred supplier listings.
Closely aligns with SBG and COE functional leadership to ensure coordination and integration of procurement strategies.
Ensure effective and timely negotiation of all supplier agreements and holds regular business reviews with key suppliers.
Develops metrics to analyze and measure supplier's performance against commitments.Introduce
Net 120 policy to all suppliers globally
Accelerate supplier global MPO (monthly payment optimization) standardization
Support HON Sales team to increase revenue generation opportunities with supply base
Work with buying teams to drive non-PSL spend to preferred suppliers
Increase automation / catalogs
Increase spend on contract with preferred suppliers
Negotiate guaranteed productivity savings into all Agreements
Supplier reduction / inactivation-identify opportunity / executeMarket / commodity research / benchmarking / category reportsVending machine implementations support
Thoroughly understands and adheres to Honeywell procurement policies and procedures
The successful candidate will have / be :
In-depth knowledge of sourcing, strategic sourcing processes, negotiation experience Experience with Indirect Commodities (MRO experience a plus) BA / BS in Business or other relevant discipline.
5+ years of relevant Sourcing experience Proactive, positive communication skills
Capable of moving past barriers, being self-directed / motivated Capable of independently working on multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to multi-task projects and assess priorities in a complex and demanding environment Possesses
excellent verbal and written communication Demonstrated program management skills and ability to drive projects to completion
Ability to handle multiple customers / priorities with minimal supervision
Ability to work in a virtual environmentCommunicates clearly; balances listening and speaking; respects others while they speak and responds thoughtfully;
reflects on people’s concerns; easy to approachis dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal customers;
establishes and maintains effective relationships with internal customers and suppliers to gain their trust and respect
Good decision-making; uses analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment in making
sound decisionsDrives to achieve / exceed goals; steadfastly pushes self and others for results
Strong work ethic; self starter; results oriented
Continued Professional Development