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Sourcing Category Manager (OEM/Aftermarket Parts OR Construction/Building Products OR Consumables)

Company: EquipmentShare
Location: Columbia
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

EquipmentShare is searching for a Sourcing Category Manager. We will hire 1 team member to support OEM/Aftermarket Parts and 1 team member to support Construction/Building Products and 1 team member to support Consumables for our corporate office based in Columbia, MO.

About EquipmentShare
At EquipmentShare, we do things differently. We are more than a construction company and you are more than an employee. EquipmentShare, a nationwide construction technology and equipment solutions provider, is looking for skilled, curious hard-working problem solvers to add to our growing team. Despite our growing footprint, we run our company like a small business and put people first -which is why we offer a workplace like no other where team members collaborate, innovate and make meaningful contributions while accessing some incredible perks.EquipmentShare is the fastest-growing, independently owned construction equipment rental company in the country. We serve dozens of markets across the U.S. and are on track to create a national footprint in every major market in the country in the next couple of years.Our expansion and customer retention is a validation of strong contractor demand for the smart jobsite technology we've built into our rental fleet. And it's just the beginning of our journey to establishing a global presence.Your Opportunity to Grow With UsThe EquipmentShare team is a close-knit group of professionals who all share an interest in providing a service and product that improves our customer's experience. Above all, we care about building something people want, and the only way to do that is by assembling a skilled, passionate and talented team. Our mission is to improve productivity and efficiency throughout the entire construction industry, and our people are how we make achieving that goal possible.We're seeking a Sourcing Category Manager who loves a challenge and wants the opportunity to grow with a fast-paced company. Industry competitors often have layers of tenured management that create barriers to career advancement. The opportunity for career growth is unparalleled at EquipmentShare, where you'll find no shortage of challenging yet fulfilling work, chances to build new skills and supportive teammates who will push you to achieve your best.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Direct and oversee the sourcing and procurement processes for the category (OEM/Aftermarket Parts OR Construction /Building Products) across EquipmentShare
  • Negotiate the best pricing and value for products and services in the most cost-effective and time-efficient manner
  • Oversee and manage the creation of new and renewed vendor relationships and contracts
  • Review product quality and effectiveness for EquipmentShare's needs
  • Guide, mentor & develop team members and vendors to meet business goals and targets
  • Evaluate product vendors and study market trends to identify the best vendor options and predict product availability
  • Assist in the development of standards, processes and best practices for the Procurement department
  • Communicate clearly and collaborate across team's organization-wide to achieve goals and establish transparent procurement processes
  • Review current category services and products to identify areas of price reductions, efficient purchasing, improvements, etc.
  • Build solid vendor relationships for common services across the category
  • Collaborate and work with the organization's management during vendor evaluation and selection, as well as purchase contract negotiations and service level agreements
  • Mine data to drive in depth analysis of category usage and spend.About You
    Our mission to change an entire industry is not easily achieved, so we only hire people who are inspired by the goal and up for the challenge. In turn, our employees have every opportunity to grow with us, achieve personal and professional success and enjoy making a tangible difference in an industry that's long been resistant to change.Before we bring on new team members, we take the time to really get to know them, their goals, strengths and natural talents, so we can place them in positions that fuel their passions, energy and motivation. We want our team members to experience a new level of fulfillment at work. Your only limitations are the ones you might place on yourself.
    Skills & Qualifications
    • A bachelor's degree in business or a related field is preferred
    • Must have at least 8-10 years of OEM & Aftermarket Parts OR Construction & Building Products category management experience
    • Professional certifications preferred e.g., CPSM, CIPS, C.P.M., or evidence of continued professional growth Targeted Competencies
    • Strong project management, communication and leadership skills
    • Solid working knowledge of the complete procurement cycle with a hands-on work style
    • You can negotiate with the best of them, and you're personable and charismatic
    • You should feel confident and comfortable communicating effectively with all levels of leadership within the organization
    • In-depth knowledge of Procurement, Supply Chain and Inventory fundamentals
    • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
    • Ability to build relationships with key business stakeholders and 3rd party vendors
    • Inner drive to accomplish goals and not deterred by obstacles
    • Capacity to develop innovative strategies and solutions, creative problem solver
    • Contract negotiation and ongoing management skills
    • Analytics, ability to mine data to drive in depth analysis
    • Building and managing diverse vendor relationships
    • Committed to Continuous improvement
    • Personal flexibility
    • Independent worker, self-starter
    • Organizational savvy
    • Innovativeness
    • Effective Communication & presentation skills
    • Decision making & crisis management
    • Business Influence, interviewing and active listening
    • Knowledge of effective supplier risk management techniquesWhy We're a Better Place to Work
      • Seriously great culture: Sure, we work hard, but family and personal wellbeing come first. Our workplace is supportive, fun and feels like a family-operated business--- because it is!
      • Health benefits and Life Insurance: Full medical benefits, rewards for healthy habits and an onsite gym with personal training available.
      • Competitive compensation packages plus a 401k match
      • Casual work environment: Flexible and collaborative work environment with in-office and remote positions available
      • Ergonomic setup and new tech
      • Wellness benefits: On-site fitness facility, rock climbing wall, walking trail and chef-prepared meals and snacks.
      • Rewards for your hard work: Gift cards, dinner for your family every month on us, happy hours and fun events to say thanks for your contributionAt EquipmentShare, it's more than just a job - it's a calling. Apply today.
        EquipmentShare is an EOE M/F/D/V

Keywords: EquipmentShare, Columbia , Sourcing Category Manager (OEM/Aftermarket Parts OR Construction/Building Products OR Consumables), Professions , Columbia, South Carolina

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