• location: Houston, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $125,000 - $135,000 per year
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job description


Permanent position: Large chemical manufacturer is looking for a Sr. Category Manager opportunity located in Houston, TX. Qualified candidates must have direct sourcing experience with raw materials in petrochemical industry.

Responsibilities for the Manager
  • Manage global categories, vendors, identify cost reduction opportunities, negotiate contracts, and help find potential opportunities
  • Develop and execute strategies
  • Establish a preferred supplier base and manage supplier relationships
  • Directs category cost forecasts
Requirements for the Manager

  • B.S in Engineering, business, or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in manufacturing, or petrochemical industries working with direct sourcing of raw materials
  • Must have experience in Chemicals industry and STRONG negotiation skills
  • Must have knowledge of plant warehouse, plant purchasing, and contract negotiations/management
  • Extensive knowledge of category spend in relation to petrochemical industry
  • Business management skills, strong analytical skills

  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Quarterly bonus
  • Annual target bonus
  • 9/80 work schedule
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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