Global Category Manager - CapEx

USD130000 - USD150000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
30 Sep 2017
30 Oct 2017
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Category Manager - CapEx and Engineering

Salary - $130,000-$150,000 + Bonus & Benefits

Location - Philadelphia, PA

Contact - Rikard,

Reference - 1709-17.1

This global manufacturing leader is seeing major growth across all its global markets following a number of key mergers and acquisitions and is looking to bolster their Global Procurement team in Philadelphia. As the Global Category Manager for Capex and Engineering Services you will be joining a world-class procurement organization within a business that has established itself as leader in the industrial manufacturing world.

The Category Manager for Capex and Engineering will primarily cover key spend areas in Capital Expenses, Engineering Services and EHS among other things for all the business' manufacturing sites globally. You will have full ownership of those categories with the aim of implementing best-in-class Category Management Strategies to ensure maximum value is achieved. The Category Manager will act as a business partner between procurement and business stakeholders and a subject matter expert in their respective categories.

As the Procurement Category Manager for CapEx and Engineering you will hold the following responsibilities:-

  • Providing full end-to-end category management and in-depth knowledge of the Capex Engineering categories and their sub-categories
  • Leading complex regional and global negotiations to generate maximum value for money
  • Develop and implement a Supplier Management approach to monitor performance, analyse value and manage continuous improvement and compliance
  • Act as a business partner and subject matter expert of procurement to key stakeholders in the business

The following skills are required for the Category Manager:-

  • An excellent knowledge of Category Management Principles and ability to develop and implement Category Management strategies
  • An in-depth understanding of the Capex and/or MRO and Engineering categories
  • Experience in managing highly complex, cross-functional categories within a global matrix organization
  • Experience in managing stakeholders up to senior executive level with excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Highly analytical mind-set with the ability to identify and take advantage of commercial opportunities
  • Must be educated to BSc level with any additional Procurement qualification highly advantageous

If you are a procurement professional with a specialist knowledge of the indirect services arena, primarily across Capex and Engineering and are looking for an opportunity to join a world leading brand then this is an excellent opportunity for you to further develop your career. To apply simply follow the link above with your Resume or send me a copy of your Resume directly to