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Category Manager - Indirect Procurement

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Deerfield, Illinois
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 302711/003_1558453887
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 21/05/2019

Nation's leading pharmaceutical consumer goods company is seeking to bring on a Category Manager - Indirect Procurement. Responsible for corporate indirect materials, this opportunity offers competitive salary with relocation assistance.

The Category Manager will be responsible for:

  • Reducing costs and meeting financial expectation

  • Development of supplier score card to measure supplier performance and implement improvement strategies with suppliers

  • Assessing near-term and long-term plans to establish balanced supplier priorities

  • Advising on options, risks, total cost of ownership, and business impacts

The Category Manager should have the following qualifications:

  • 4 years of procurement/retail/catalog experience and Bachelor's Degree or High School Diploma/GED and 7 years of procurement/retail/catalog experience

  • 2 years of direct or indirect experience and/or cross functional team leadership

  • Experience with procurement lifecycles, best practices, supplier negotiations

  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word


  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with Profit Sharing Plan 401(k)

  • Health, Prescription Drugs, Dental and Vision with multiple plan levels and providers

  • Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Purchase Program

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