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Category Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 181081/001_1530654437
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 03/07/2018

A leader in the FMCG industry is seeking a skilled Category Manager to bring on to the team to manage and develop further existing categories and relationships. This individual will be responsible for executing strategy and participating cross functionally with multiple teams and internal stakeholders.

The Category Manager will be responsible for,
- Manage direct and indirect (if necessary) categories pertaining to food & beverage industry
- Implement 7 step strategic sourcing principals
- Manage product supply agreements that can last up to 5 years
- Drive end to end value for internal and external stakeholders
- Ability to develop category sourcing strategies with cross functional partners
- Monitor sourcing projects and report on costs, savings, and time-lines

The properly qualified candidate will possess the following:
- BS in Business Management or similar speciality (MBA preferred)
- 3-5 years experience in sourcing & procurement in Food & Beverage, Consumer Goods, or another relevant space
- Experience managing both direct and indirect spend initiatives
- Ability to travel up to 10% of time

The ideal candidate for this role will be one that seeks a company offering vast career growth opportunities internally. Please apply directly.

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