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Global Sourcing Category Manager I

Company: Moen
Location: North Olmsted
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAs theGlobal Sourcing Category Manageryou will be working with our suppliers and managing approximately $35M in spend, negotiating and managing supplier contracts, and furthering our mission of a Home for All.This role is ahybrid-based position, reporting into North Olmsted HQ.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage an annual turnover in spend, create and implement category strategies supported by a strong understanding of Fortune BrandsInnovations (FBIN)strategies, FBIN'scompetition, and the industry.
  • Meet or exceed goals of the annual cost savings program. Scope and create projects for productivity enhancement, risk mitigation, capability/capacity enhancement. Collaborate with Analytics team to develop category savings approach utilizing the Strategic Sourcing model
  • Assist in developing, leading and manage category/supply chain strategy and supply base for FBIN. Ensure coordination with FBIN Platforms and Innovation teams on key project and product development
  • Lead projects to resource, award components to support sourcing strategies while ensuring all project milestone tasks are completed on-time
  • Ensure suppliers comply with FBIN s code-of-conduct program (e.g., Global Citizenship, Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct).
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to achieve strategic initiatives by improving supplier performance through the utilization of FBIN s supplier scorecard and the development of continuous improvement action plans as required
  • Support the sustainability of FBIN s Risk Management program-understand supplier capabilities, financial health, operational performance and impact to WINNbusiness
  • Provide the voice of the supply base to FBINwhile being the voice of FBINto the supply base.
  • Lead RFQ, Supplier selection, negotiations, issue Purchase orders for Design Validation (DV) to PPAP for New Product introductions.
  • Collaborate with functional areas like Master Scheduling, Planning, Manufacturing plants, Distribution Centers and External suppliers to ensure customer expectations are metQualifications
    • Bachelor s degree in Business, Supply Chain or Engineering is required; an MBA or other graduate degree is preferred.
    • A minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience in a global sourcing or supply chain environment
    • Prior project management experience leading a cross-functional team to achieve a desired goal
    • General knowledge and understanding of relevant manufacturing processes
    • ISM or ASCM certification is desirable.
    • Analytical, negotiating and relationship skills
    • Working knowledge of ERP, Microsoft Office Suites
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strategic thinking: ability to be forward-looking, see the possibilities and set a long-term SMART goals
    • Must be able to travel up to up to 20% of the time (domestically and internationally) for supplier visits, business audits, and overall category educationAdditional InformationFortune Brands' Water Innovations (WINN) is a multi-brand plumbing business that is inspiring people by designing beautiful experiences with water. WINN's trusted brands include Moen and the House of Rohl portfolio. We welcome you to visit the and websites to learn more about us and why we are a top workplace.Equal Employment OpportunityFortune Brands' WINN is an equal opportunity employer. WINN evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability/handicap status, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, or any other legally protected characteristic.Reasonable AccommodationsFortune Brands' WINN is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

Keywords: Moen, Cleveland , Global Sourcing Category Manager I, Executive , North Olmsted, Ohio

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