Category Manager

Libertyville, Illinois |$60-70K | Job ID: 94335

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Job Description

Our client, a leader in manufacturing and located in Chicago, is looking for a Category Manager to contribute to their growth. The Category Manager will be responsible for working across various indirect spaces of the company to support procurement operations.

Category Manager Responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop all strategic sourcing initiatives to achieve business goals and drive cost savings
  • Establish proven relationships with vendors and global stakeholders
  • Lead negotiations and facilitate global project meetings, focusing on short- and long-term strategies

Category Manager Requirements:
  • 4+ years of procurement experience, specifically within indirect categories
  • Prior contract management and negotiations experience
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills coupled with the ability to work effectively as part of a team on multiple projects

If you are interested in this Category Manager opportunity and qualify per above requirements, please apply today!

Thank you,

Jenna Bartley
Project Manager
LaSalle Network

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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

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