Lexington, Kentucky Senior Sourcing Category Manager- Mechanical Producs

Strategic Sourcing Category Manager                       Location: Lexington, KY AREA


We are looking for a strong Strategic Sourcing Category Manager for Mechanical Products to manage the sourcing category related activities and category management for approximately $250M spend related to the Mechanical Products category.  This client is a multi-billion dollar manufacturing client.


This is an onsite role.


In this role, reporting to the Sr. Manager Strategic Sourcing, you will be responsible for:


  • Managing the Global Sourcing Strategy, Supplier Relationship Management
  • Lead Sourcing activities from Domestic and International Suppliers
  • Developing and implementing category strategic sourcing strategies and driving cost reduction and value
  • Develop risk mitigation plans and strategies
  • Negotiate global and domestic contract while maintaining strong supplier relationships
  • Manage and analyze cost drivers, new technology, changes in supply chain environment and align category strategy accordingly.
  • Own the category while collaborating with Corporate Leadership, New Product Launch, other Sourcing Team members.



Ideal Candidates will have:


  • 4 year degree, Engineering Degree Preferred
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Category Management
  • Demonstrated experience developing 3-5 year category plans
  • Must have strong strategic sourcing background and advanced negotiation skills
  • Excellent relationship skills with suppliers and internal
  • Engineering degree a plus
  • Detail oriented with exceptional organization skills
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to lead cross functional teams


If you are interested in discussing this position at a well-established, profitable, professional organization, then please reach out immediately. Please submit resumes directly to email below.


Verne Shaull

Email: VShaull@thenewellgroup.com

Website: www.thenewellgroup.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/verneshaull/


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