Global Indirect Category Manager- MRO
Job Division Guardian Industries REF. 2019-3428 Location PL-Katowice Category Procurement Position Type (Portal Searching) Regular Full-Time
Who is Guardian Industries?
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Guardian Industries is seeking you to become our next Global Indirect Materials Manager!
A Day In The Life Typically Includes
Lead global transformation within the MRO category and drive innovations in global scalability and effectiveness.
Translate global procurement strategies into detailed, executable plans with global category managers and operational procurement.
Achieve competitive position for MRO in terms of cost and speed.
Successfully build partnerships and collaborate with multiple internal / external constituents including Operational Procurement, Finance, Legal, Operations, Logistics, Manufacturing Operations, R&D, Supply Chain, and Engineering.
Partner with COE to develop key metrics that enable speed of execution and capture opportunities for all categories within MRO.
Leverage eProcurement strategies.
Develop consignment and VMI POV to ensure optimal Working Capital Efficiency for Guardian Industries.
Actively seek out best knowledge within the MRO category. Proactively solicit and share knowledge across team and with all Koch affiliate companies.
Foster team development and advancement of MBM culture.
Proactively coach teams to drive results through the disciplined application of MBM (Market Based Management) business model as our way of doing business
What You Will Need?
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Business or related discipline
5-7 years’ experience working closely with MRO / Energy / Indirect suppliers
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
What Will Put You Ahead?
6+ years of experience working closely with MRO / Energy / Indirect suppliers
What Do We Have To Offer?
If you have been looking for an environment where people are valued, entrepreneurial spirit is boundless and opportunities for success are based on merit, and if you want to add value to your company, then Guardian Industries may be the place for you.