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Category Manager

Harris Companies
St Paul, MN 55102
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Harris Companies

Job Category: Purchasing
Req. Number: CATEG001425
Schedule: Full-Time
Posted Date: 2021-09-16
Location: St. Paul, MN 909 Montreal Circle St Paul, MN 55102, USA


The purpose of your role as a Category Manager

As a Category Manager, you will lead strategic sourcing initiatives across the Harris supply chain. This position will develop and implement sourcing strategies that optimize business partnerships and drive the required performance in cost, quality, service and innovation. A Category Manager at Harris will create and lead strategies related to cost reduction initiatives leveraging Harris spend, supply base optimization and rationalization, risk assessment and mitigation, and contract negotiations including master purchase agreements. The Category Manager is considered an Enterprise subject matter expert in the area of strategic sourcing and will collaborate, develop and deploy best practices to our portfolio of businesses.

What we're looking for in you
  • 8+ years of relevant strategic sourcing and procurement operations experience in category management, including construction materials spend categories
  • 10+ years of sourcing and supplier management experience
  • 10+ years of understanding of organizational purchasing/procurement processes and procedures
  • Strong assessment, evaluation, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of the construction industry (Pipes, Valves and Fittings and HVAC mechanical systems) preferred

Your life at Harris

As one of the country's leading mechanical contractors, Harris offers you the best of both worlds: the stability, resources and opportunities of a national company, and the team culture, creative spirit and customer loyalty of a local business. If you thrive on variety and new challenges, we want to meet you!

From stadiums to manufacturing facilities, power plants to hospitals, concert halls to classrooms, we handle projects of all sizes and complexity from multiple regional locations across the country.

Harris Benefits

Visit our Careers Page for additional details:https://www.harriscompany.com/careers/employee-benefits-at-a-glance

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Posted: 2021-09-17 Expires: 2021-10-19

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