We are proud to be working with one of our top long-standing clients in the Food Industry on another impactful Procurement role! This food services organization is known for their Procurement excellence, servicing a variety of well-known and respected brands. Today, they’re looking for a Category Manager for Indirect Procurement!
Working out of the company’s Vaughan, ON location, this Category Manager will take on Procurement category strategy development and execution within a variety of indirect categories. These categories will include both services and consumables as business needs arise. They may include Information Technology, HR/payroll services, benefits, MRO, office supplies, or any other goods and services to meet the internal needs of stakeholders in the organization. You will work to form a deep understanding of business requirements, building relationships with stakeholders in the organization’s various brands to deliver procurement excellence by levaring cost and value from the company’s supplier relationships. This will involve developing high-level purchasing strategy for the assigned categories, and then using RFx or other sourcing processes to go to market and execute on that strategy. You will work to evaluate supplier responses, assist with supplier negotiation, onboarding, and contract development, and use metrics and KPIs to monitor ongoing vendor performance.
This is a high-level, strategic role for someone with a significant track record of success within indirect Procurement. At least 5 years of strategic Procurement experience is a must, in a variety of indirect categories including at least one of the categories mentioned above. Experience developing strategy and running the end-to-end RFx process are also a must. If this sounds like a good fit for your background, reach out to Argentus today! Send an email with your current resume to email@example.com.
A full written job description is available upon request.