Role details

Category Manager (Logistics)

Northbrook   •   USD90,000 - USD120,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Opportunity to be part of a ground-up procurement transformation
  • Ability to make key decisions that directly impact the organization

About Our Client

Our client has been a leader in their industry for over 100 years and is seeking a creative and highly strategic individual to add to the Logistics Procurement team. Individuals who are interested in being part of a large organizational change with a pulse on the 3PL market would be a good fit for this position.

Job Description

  • Manages relationships between the client and third-party suppliers in logistics, transportation, warehousing, and distribution categories
  • Identifies and establishes cost and performance improvement strategies
  • Leads internal sourcing efforts in developing implementation of best practices for the team
  • Prepares RFPs to evaluate suppliers, makes recommendations, and negotiates directly with vendor base to ensure best cost, quality, and delivery

The Successful Applicant

  • 5+ years strategic sourcing experience in transportation, distribution, and logistics services
  • Proven strategic, analytic, and quantitative skills with the ability to translate data into actionable deliverables
  • Extensive knowledge of vendor base required
  • Possesses superb communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to articulate on importance of specific sourcing initiatives (value-add) to internal stakeholders of the business
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance, or related field required

What's on Offer

The compensation for the successful Category Manager (Logistics) will be between $90K-$120K plus benefits and bonus, commensurate with candidate experience.

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