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Indirect Category Manager (1912200871)
Ref No.: 18-17275
Location: Two North Ninth Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania
Below is the Detailed Job Description:
Title:                           Category Manager
Duration:                    6 months + (Contract to Hire)
Location:                    Allentown, PA
Skills / Experience:
  • 5 years minimum experience required in a procurement organization as Category Manager.
  • Experience in a procurement organization with global reach would be nice to have but not required.
  • Experience with innovation / process improvement required.
  • Must have worked in a fast paced environment managing multiple projects.
  • Exceptional Excel skills required.
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills required.
Qualifications Required (Basic/Minimum Qualifications):
  • BA/BS in Supply Chain Management/Business/Engineering or related field required with MBA preferred
  • Successful 5 year track record in a global procurement organization
  • Global procurement experience
  • Able to work in a dual reporting matrix environment and aggressively take the lead on implementation of savings opportunities that affect numerous lines of business
  • Demonstrate Candor; ability to respectfully challenge senior leadership
  • Results Orientation
  • Comfort/familiarity with constructing presentations, organization communications, and business cases
  • Strong ability to build relationships and networks with multiple functions and at the leadership levels
  • Strong analytical capabilities and negotiation skills
  • Self-starter and independent worker                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Interested candidate please send your resume to