Job Title: Category Management Expert
Job Requisition Number: RC248739
Memphis, Tennessee 38125
Reviews and advises a Sourcing team on the development and execution of holistic, enterprise-wide category management strategies, including strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, diversity, and risk management initiatives. Leads and guides the team through the strategic sourcing process, utilizing the FedEx sourcing methodology to develop a world-class supply chain. Uses data science principles to examine complex datasets and deliver recommendations based on sound logic and evidence. Establishes supplier scorecard criteria and monitors supplier performance. Effectively identifies, manages, and monitors risk. Works on multiple complex assignments concurrently. Leads and manages cross-functional teams and projects. Develops, mentors, and empowers less experienced team members in effective category management. Effectively interacts with executives on a routine basis. Acts with senior-level authority with suppliers, business stakeholders, Finance, and Legal.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in supply chain, business, finance, mathematics or other quantitative discipline. Minimum five (5) years work experience in strategic sourcing and/or category management a related advanced degree may offset the related experience requirements. Exceptional analytical decision making skills. Superior demonstrated skills with current technology tools/advances and database/analytical tools. Proven negotiating skills and project management skills. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, including presentation skills.
Special requirements are: Master’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Mathematics or other quantitative discipline plus 3 years of experience in the job offered or 3 years of experience in strategic sourcing and/or category management. The employer will alternatively accept a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent* in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Mathematics or other quantitative discipline plus 5 years of experience in the job offered or 5 years of experience in strategic sourcing and/or category management. Three (3) years' experience with Data Science and Analytics; Market Research; Conducting RFP/ RFQ/ RFI events; Supplier Negotiations. Two years’ experience with Risk and Financial analysis. Exceptional analytical decision making skills. Superior demonstrated skills with current technology tools/advances and database/analytical tools. Proven negotiating skills and project management skills. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, including presentation skills. *Employer will accept one (1) year of directly related experience in lieu of one (1) year of college.*
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" – 2019
- Forbes "Best Employers for Diversity" - 2019
- Reputation Institute "World’s Most Reputable Companies" – 2019
- National Business Inclusion Consortium "Best-of-the-Best Corporations for Inclusion" - 2019
- Women’s Business Enterprise National Council "America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises" - 2018
- Corporate Responsibility Magazine "100 Best Corporate Citizens" – 2018
- Black Enterprise "50 Best Companies For Diversity" – 2018
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