Category Manager

Orlando, FL 32822

Posted: 04/19/2019 Employment Type: contract Job Number: 18349

Opening with our global manufacturing client for a Category Manager.

Pay Rate: 70/hr

Essential Functions include:

  • Develop global sourcing strategies for the Transportation & Industrial Equipment Category
  • Work with various business stakeholder groups to identify and qualify new or existing capable suppliers, initiate requests for proposals/quotations (RFPs/RFQs), advise requestors with respect to contract terms and conditions
  • Conduct RFP and lead cross functional teams through the selection process of preferred suppliers
  • Manage supplier relationships with focus on supply risk management, contract risk management and cost management
  • Liaise with marketing teams to determine competitive pricing and promotional activities of a product category
  • Collaborate with buyers and merchandisers to expand product categories
  • Make forecasts for product demand to ensure the sustainability of inventory

  • 5 to 7 years experience in a similar category manager or global supply chain management role
  • Solid knowledge of category management, marketing and sales principles
  • Understanding of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Strong influencing skills; Ability to manage change

Category Manager - Global Supply Chain - 18349
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.
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