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Category Specialist

Date:  Jan 12, 2022
Location: 

Reforma, TAB, MX

Under broad direction, may support one or more related categories as directed by Portfolio and Category Leadership. Implement strategic sourcing and category strategies in accordance with policies and procedures. Contribute to assessment of current market situations and identification of opportunities. Contribute to detailed planning and execution of improvement actions with users and suppliers. 

Under broad direction, may support one or more related categories as directed by Portfolio and Category Leadership. Implement strategic sourcing and category strategies in accordance with policies and procedures. Contribute to assessment of current market situations and identification of opportunities. Contribute to detailed planning and execution of improvement actions with users and suppliers. Negotiates with suppliers and prepares contracts and agreements under the direction of Category Manager. Recommends value added projects/opportunities. Coordinate training of category community and field personnel. Act as an interface between business and supplier for category, resolving category issues. May represent the Category Manager on teams and councils, as assigned. Participate in supply chain governance and performance management activities. Skills are typically acquired through completion of an undergraduate degree in Engineering, Science, Marketing, Business, or Supply Chain Management or similar discipline and a minimum of 3 years of related experience. Certification as a Supply Chain Professional preferred.

Under broad direction, may support one or more related categories as directed by Portfolio and Category Leadership. Implement strategic sourcing and category strategies in accordance with policies and procedures. Contribute to assessment of current market situations and identification of opportunities. Contribute to detailed planning and execution of improvement actions with users and suppliers. Negotiates with suppliers and prepares contracts and agreements under the direction of Category Manager. Recommends value added projects/opportunities. Coordinate training of category community and field personnel. Act as an interface between business and supplier for category, resolving category issues. May represent the Category Manager on teams and councils, as assigned. Participate in supply chain governance and performance management activities. Skills are typically acquired through completion of an undergraduate degree in Engineering, Science, Marketing, Business, or Supply Chain Management or similar discipline and a minimum of 3 years of related experience. Certification as a Supply Chain Professional preferred.


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