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Indirect Category Manager

Burnsville, MN 55337

Posted: 06/03/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Category: Business Professional Job Number: 26769

Job Description

Seeking a new role in Burnsville, MN? Don’t miss out on this great opportunity! Dahl Consulting is currently partnering with a leading power solutions company. We work one-on-one with great candidates to help connect them with local employment opportunities. This company is hiring an Indirect Category Manager for a permanent position! Interested? Get more details below.
  • Worksite Location: Burnsville, MN
Indirect Category Manager Job Description:
As an Indirect Category Manager, you are responsible for overseeing the procurement and management of all Indirect Materials and Services. These typically include goods and services that are not directly incorporated into a product being manufactured, such as factory supplies, cutting tools, marketing materials, and/or professional services.  You will leverage all company spending for competitive pricing and support functions in the business for contracts.
What you’ll do as an Indirect Category Manager:
  • Develop and implement supplier management strategies, scorecards, and performance monitoring for key categories
  • Collaborate with internal departments to understand procurement needs
  • Provide expert advice on procurement strategies and best practices
  • Manage contracts to support organizational goals and prevent financial losses, legal issues, and damaged relationships
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies to give a competitive edge in materials, supplies, and services
  • Consolidate and develop a supplier base to meet current and future procurement needs
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with suppliers for feedback and continuous improvement
  • Negotiate and manage complex contracts for assigned commodities per company objectives and policies
  • Lead supplier selection with a cross-functional team
  • Manage supplier performance in terms of costs, quality, and delivery
  • Track and forecast cost drivers and market factors for assigned commodities
  • Support Planners and manufacturing partners with tactical needs
  • Drive continuous improvement in procurement processes
What you’ll bring to the Indirect Category Manager role:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
  • At least 5 years of progressive professional Indirect Sourcing experience
  • Able to travel 15-20% of the time
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills and knowledge, including Word, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Excellent administrative, analytical, communication, and negotiation skills
  • Experience with large spend contracts

Take the first step on your new career path! To submit yourself for consideration for this role, simply click the apply button and complete our mobile-friendly online application. Once we’ve reviewed your application details, a recruiter will reach out to you with next steps! For questions or more information about this role, please call our office at (651) 772-9225.

As an equal opportunity employer, Dahl Consulting welcomes candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to apply. If this position sounds like the right opportunity for you, we encourage you to take the next step and connect with us. We look forward to meeting you!

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