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Procurement Category Manager (Electromechanical)

Company: Bio-techne
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Procurement Category Manager (Electromechanical) Level Experienced Job Location San Jose - San Jose, CA Position Type Full Time Bachelor's Degree Travel Percentage Up to 10% Job Shift Day Job Category Operations Description By joining the Bio-Techne team you will have an impact on future cutting-edge research. Bio-Techne, and all of its brands, provides tools for researchers in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics. Position Summary: The Procurement Category Manager (Electromechanical) is responsible for creating and executing commodity strategies that align with Bio-Techne's overall business objectives across multiple manufacturing sites. Within that, the position is responsible for building and nurturing supplier relationships to support Bio-Techne's short and long-term supply chain strategies, and for building strong internal relationships with cross-functional partners (including the materials team, the manufacturing & design engineering teams, and others) to ensure buy-in and collaboration. This position is responsible for supplier performance, supply chain risk reduction, and pricing. The Procurement Category Manager reports to the global head of Operations & Supply Chain for the segment and is the first hire in building out a global sourcing organization. While the commodities include motors, pumps, rails, cameras, lamps, etc., the role will sometimes include working on other commodities as well. The ideal candidate will be not only highly experienced in managing his/her commodities, but will also be strong in building internal & external relationships, and will have the capability to grow his/her career to potentially lead a global sourcing organization within Bio-Techne's fast growing portfolio. Key Responsibilities:

  • Must be a self-starter. As first hire, will build and execute a commodity strategy, while influencing cross-functional partners (who have start-up roots) to be supportive
  • Will partners with Operations, Design Engineering, and the Supplier Quality Engineer daily to reduce risk in the supply chain (too many suppliers, not right partners, high-risk sole sourcing, etc.)
  • Bring knowledge of supply base to Bio-Techne
  • Create supply agreements
  • Drive RFQ process and partner with local materials teams to manage timing and supplier relationships
  • Results-oriented. This role is strategically important to the business and will be visible across the organization
  • The candidate must be highly accountable and organized in his/her thinking Qualifications Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years in relevant field.
    • Focus will be on proven results, experience, and leadership capability more than on education

Keywords: Bio-techne, San Jose , Procurement Category Manager (Electromechanical), Executive , San Jose, California

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