Company: FedEx Services Job Title: Category Manager I Job Requisition Number: RC180607 Category: Sourcing/Procurement Locations: Memphis, Tennessee 38125 United States
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 FedEx sourcing methodology. 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. Effectively interacts with executives. Acts with authority with suppliers, business stakeholders, Finance, and Legal.
Additional Desired Skills
Demonstrated ability to solve complex business problems
Strong communication and presentation skills with an ability to communicate to any level
Strong data analysis and data science skills w/advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel
Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
Demonstrated ability to build strong and effective stakeholder relationships
Strong planning, organization, and project management skills
Understanding of Quality Driven Management or similar (Six Sigma, TQM) processes
Relocation assistance may be considered.
Pay Band: SJ
Domicile: Memphis, TN
To apply for this position, please upload a current copy of your resume and complete the required screening questionnaire.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in supply chain, business, finance, mathematics or other quantitative discipline. Minimum two (2) years work experience in sourcing, financial analysis, or related field, a related advanced degree may offset the related experience requirement. Excellent knowledge of project management, current technology tools/advances, and database/analytical tools. Good interpersonal skills. Strong written and oral communication skills.
Want a career where you are empowered to make a difference? Want to work for a company that is environmentally responsible? Want to grow and develop on the job? If so, FedEx is the place for you! Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions. FedEx serves more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx employees. FedEx has over 400,000 talented employees who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding. FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer.
Here are some of the recognitions FedEx has received from the past couple of years:
FORTUNE "World's Most Admired Companies" – 2016
Corporate Responsibility Magazine "100 Best Corporate Citizens" – 2016
InformationWeek "Elite 100" – 2016
Women's Business Enterprise National Council "America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises" - 2016
Reputation Institute "World's Most Reputable Companies" – 2015
Black Enterprise "40 Best Companies For Diversity" – 2015
When 400,000 employees around the globe are all working together it is amazing what we can achieve! FedEx connects people and ideas. If you would like to make a difference on a global scale while receiving top notch benefits, competitive pay, and plenty of opportunities to develop, click 'Apply' and tell us more about yourself.
EEO Statement - FedEx is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (minorities/females/disability/veterans) that is committed to diversifying its workforce.
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FedEx Services connects businesses to solutions. Our team members coordinate sales, marketing, communications, information technology and customer services support for the FedEx global brand. They integrate the technology and services customers need to create solutions for global supply chains, e-commerce or any of today’s business challenges.