Category Manager

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Posted in Building and Construction

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Job Info

About Us:

EMCOR Facilities Services (EFS), an EMCOR core business, services over 1 billion square feet of commercial space across the United States. From corporate campuses to single sites, EFS provides a range of services that support mission-critical areas of financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, transportation, and education sectors.

Job Title: Category Manager

Job Summary:

The Category Manager performs daily activities associated with the strategic sourcing and procurement of services rendered for our clients across the country and manages a team of Procurement Specialists. This position manages a specific provider base to strategically align capabilities, cost analysis and key performance indicators. This position provides supplier pricing and market analysis to support contract negotiations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Manages team of 4-5 direct reports.
    • Work within cross-functional teams in RFx development and execution.
    • Perform cost/value analysis of supplier products or services.
    • Maintains supplier information within supplier database.
    • Monitors trends in the service supply or product markets.
    • Monitors service levels and takes corrective action when necessary.
    • Negotiate agreements (SOW, SLA, etc) with potential suppliers.
    • Investigates and initiates alternate sourcing as appropriate.
    • Investigates and initiates cost savings opportunities.
    • Analyses and corrects as necessary Accounts Payable discrepancies.
    • Formulate strategic sourcing options.
    • Working safely is a condition of employment.
    • Must be able to follow all safety policies and procedures.

    • Four year degree in business, supply chain management or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Minimum seven years' experience is preferred in general procurement with high customer service requirement.
    • Ability to review and understand general instructions.
    • Strong problem-solving skills.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Assists in the training of new employees.
    • Ensures that the team can adapt to new situations, issues and objectives.
    • Encourages creative ideas and develops solutions that benefit the business.
    • Translates business goals into concrete objectives and individual performance plans.
    • Recognizes and respects differences.
    • Focuses the team's attention on goals and objectives during times of uncertainty.
    • Focuses the team on increasing customer satisfaction through the implementation of higher value solutions.
    • Ensures self, team members and customers are effectively working together
    • Solid knowledge and support of formal RFx processes.
    • Solid knowledge and support of sourcing/procurement activities.
    • Facilities management understanding.
    • Proficiency is required in Microsoft applications with emphasis on Microsoft Excel.
    • Proficiency in E-Sourcing tools and their applications an advantage.
    • Experience in ERP systems (SAP preferred).
    • P.S.M. desirable.

    We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
    Notice to prospective employees: There have been fraudulent postings and emails regarding job openings. EMCOR Group and its companies list open positions here. Please check our available positions to confirm that a post or email is genuine.
    EMCOR Group and its companies do not reach out to individuals to help with marketing or other similar services. If an individual is contacted for services outside of EMCOR's normal application process - it is probably fraudulent.

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