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GLOBAL CATEGORY MANAGER

Company: JBS USA
Location: Greeley
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Global Category ManagerPurpose and Scope/General Summary:Reporting to the Sr. Procurement Global Category Manager of Packaging and Food Ingredients, the Category Manager is responsible for supporting the sourcing and management of global Packaging and Food Ingredients and ensures all business requirements are accounted for in category strategies. The Category Manager s role is critical in supporting sourcing through involvement in category strategy creation and directly supporting supplier identification, selection, and negotiation to ensure the highest level of service and quality in supply. The Category Manager will identify and build strong relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders.Responsibilities:Support various Business Units and the Global procurement teams in the sourcing process to ensure category strategies and supplier selection conform to business requirements.Collaborate with cross functional teams, including Research and Development and Quality Assurance, to qualify materials and suppliers, identify value creation opportunities, and lead sourcing initiatives.Utilize internal and external market research analysis to optimize sourcing decisions and keep stakeholders informed of key market drivers.Assist in the development of risk mitigation strategies for critical supplies by developing backup supply options, price risk management and hedging strategies, and mitigate health and safety risksPerform spend analytics to identify savings opportunitiesOwn and manage supplier relationship and performance, resolve performance issues, pursue financial claims; conduct formal supplier performance reviews with key strategic suppliersOwn supplier contracting for all suppliers and development of master agreements for top suppliersOther duties as assignedQualifications:Bachelor s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Finance, Engineering or related fieldpreferred4+ years of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, or related fields; prefer experience with Direct Materials Demonstrated ability to effectively interact in a cross-functional team environmentStrong analytical and critical thinking skillsEffective written and oral communications skillsUnderstanding of supply/commodity markets a plusHigh level of proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, PowerPoint and ExcelCan perform the functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodationSpanish and/or Portuguese will be a plusCan perform the functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodationAs a salaried position with the company,you may be required totravel at some pointto other facilities, to attend Company events, or as a representative of the Company in other situations. Unless otherwise specified in this posting, the amount of travel may vary and the most qualified candidate must bewilling andable to travel as business needs dictate.The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the followingcompensation and benefits:Benefits:Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage begin after 60 days of employment;PaidTime Off:sick leave, vacation, and 6 company observed holidays;401(k):companymatchbeginsafter the first year of service and followsthe companyvesting schedule;Base salaryrange of$90,000-$115,000;andIncentive Pay:This position is eligible to participate in the Company s annual bonus plan, the amount of bonus varies and is subject to the standard terms and conditions of the incentive program;For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in states where it is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for any given position, compensation ranges are specific to those states andtakes into accountvarious factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to a candidate s relevant experience, qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficienciesfor the role.This position does not have an application deadline. We will continue to recruit until the position has been filled.The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the thirdday of work.Aboutus:JBS USA is a leading global provider of diversified, high-quality food products, including a portfolio of well-recognized brands and innovative, easy-to-use food solutions. We process, prepare, package and deliver fresh and value-added premium meat, poultry and retail-ready food products for customers in approximately 100 countries on six continents.We are also the majority shareholder of Pilgrim s, the largest poultry company in North America. JBS USA employs more than 100,000 team members, and ourcorporate office is located in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, where our 1,200 team members onsite enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year.Our mission:To be the best in all that we do, completely focused on our business, ensuring the best products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers, profitability for our shareholders and the opportunity of a better future for all of our team members.Our core values are:Availability, Determination, Discipline, Humility, Ownership, Simplicity, SincerityEOE/Vets/Disability

Keywords: JBS USA, Greeley , GLOBAL CATEGORY MANAGER, Executive , Greeley, Colorado

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