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Category Manager II

Company: FedEx
Location: Plano
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Leads the development and execution of holistic, enterprise-wide category management strategies, including strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, diversity, and risk management initiatives. Develops, executes, and manages sourcing strategies using the Company's sourcing methodology.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for strategic functions including: evaluation of category/spend information, benchmarking, and making recommendations for sourcing strategy and supplier scorecard criteria.
  • Develops category expertise, category management expertise, and market contacts, working closely with suppliers and internal stakeholders in all aspects of sourcing.
  • Leads internal projects/programs.
  • Participates in supplier negotiations, supporting senior staff, and leadership.
  • Acts with authority with suppliers, business stakeholders, Finance, and Legal.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Education

    Bachelor's degree or equivalent in supply chain, business, finance, mathematics, or other quantitative discipline.

    Minimum Experience

    Minimum four (4) years work experience in sourcing, financial analysis, or related field, a related advanced degree may offset the related experience requirement.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Excellent knowledge of project management, current technology tools/advances, and database/analytical tools. Good interpersonal skills. Strong written and oral communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications: Experience with workforce management systems, vendor management systems (VMS), and other relevant technology platforms and knowledge of supplier market. Relocation assistance is available.

    Pay Transparency:

    Pay:

    Additional Details: This position will be hybrid and candidates must live within a 50-mile radius as employees will be required to work at a FedEx Campus location several times per week. Position may be hybrid in Plano, TX, Collierville, TN or Pittsburgh, PA.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Reasonable accommodations are available for qualified individuals with disabilities throughout the application process. Applicants who require reasonable accommodations in the application or hiring process should contact recruitmentsupport@fedex.com .

    Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws:
    • Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law
    • EEO is the Law Supplement
    • Pay Transparency Policy
    • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
    • Employee Polygraph Protection Act
      E-Verify Program Participant: Federal Express Corporation participates in the Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' E-Verify program (For U.S. applicants and employees only). Please click below to learn more about the E-Verify program:
      • E-Verify Notice (bilingual)
      • Right to Work Notice (English) / (Spanish)

Keywords: FedEx, Plano , Category Manager II, Executive , Plano, Texas

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