Category Manager


Briarlake Partners

2019-11-08 09:22:49

Job location Irving, Texas, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Transport & Logistics

Job description

Briarlake Partners is a supply chain focused recruiting firm. We are leading a search for multiple Category Managers for a global manufacturing/distribution client based in Irving, TX. Our client is going through a procurement transformation and creating a new center-led procurement organization. These roles will be responsible for the strategic management of designated categories (mostly industrial products). The roles will also manage RFPs, Supplier Selection, Supplier Negotiation, Spend Analysis, Contract Management and Process Improvements.

We are looking for candidates with the following MUST HAVE experience:


  • 5 plus years of strategic sourcing/supply chain/category management experience
  • Significant category management experience with buying products versus services
  • Deep experience developing and executing category management plans
  • Demonstrated experience partnering with business owners
  • Experience in spend analysis, market and benchmark analysis
  • Able to travel - 20% on average including some global travel
  • Bachelor's degree required; MBA preferred

We are only considering local candidates. Relocation assistance is NOT available.

If you have this experience and are interested in the Irving location, please apply online for an immediate review of your resume.

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