Category Manager Outside Services (EU)
Location : Luxembourg, Poland, Spain
The Category Manager-Outside Services is responsible for executing the Services category strategy within Guardian Industries’ Category Management capability.
The Category Manager-Outside Services is responsible for helping manage over $100M in Services spend, executing a global category strategy, and partnering with all constituents to drive mutual benefit and generate long term value for Guardian Industries.
The Category Manager-Outside Services is expected to support a global vision with local execution for this category and drive transformation across the enterprise.
What You Will Do In Your Role
Identify areas of opportunity and help shape global category strategies. Conduct spend analysis of Guardian’s Outside Service category and track progress on category KPIs.
Support global transformation within the Outside Services category and partner with regional and local constituents to execute strategies in scalable and effective ways.
Translate global procurement strategies into detailed, executable category plans for local markets.
Drive results on measurable goals set for the Outside Services category.
Successfully build partnerships and collaborate with multiple internal / external constituents including Finance, Legal, Operations, Logistics, Manufacturing Operations, R&D, Supply Chain, and Engineering.
Support contracting initiatives. Work with key constituents to leverage the use of standard templates and increase and contract compliance globally.
Actively seek out best knowledge within the Services category. Proactively solicit and share knowledge across team and with all Koch affiliate companies.
Develop eProcurement strategies for Outside Services category.
Responsible for content development and execution of catalogs on eProcurement platform.
Foster advancement of our MBM culture in all activities.
Drive results through the disciplined application of MBM (Market Based Management)
The Experience You Will Bring
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Business or related discipline
5-7 years’ experience working closely with MRO / Corporate / Indirect suppliers
Proven ability to set a vision, drive results, and develop a team
Self-motivated to define and drive continuous improvement of processes
Track record of success coaching leaders / employees and driving business initiatives
Excellent communication skills, initiative, and personal accountability
Compliance and Code of Conduct mindset