Mercury Search and Selection

Regional Category Manager – USA & LATAM | POS – Print Management | New Jersey – USA

Location
New Jersey – USA
Salary
$To Attract the Best
Posted
30 May 2019
Closes
30 Jun 2019
Ref
MSJ15601
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Senior level, strategic procurement role with global reach.  This opportunity is for you have a strong background in supply chain management within a POS environment are looking for a serious career move within an internationally renowned packaging and retail marketing group.


Regional Category Manager – USA & LATAM | POS – Print Management | New Jersey – USA |  $To Attract the Best


A multi-site operation offering fully integrated print solutions serving the retail sector, this company holds a leading position in the market as part of a global group and is firmly established in its markets.  With extensive in-house technology to produce fantastic, highly recognisable branded print, they are undoubtedly the future of the industry.


Duties for this role will include:

  • Acting as Subject Matter Expert on all things relating to temporary POS
  • Providing the account management teams with a detailed understanding of the supplier landscape locally, and knowledge of further regional USA and LATAM suppliers, aligning the most appropriate capabilities to current and future needs and continually driving commercial value
  • Defining the sourcing strategy for the category across the defined geographical area relevant to the client’s sourcing requirements
  • Managing key supplier relationships and collaborating with the client facing teams and category support functions to identify and implement opportunities within the supply base to improve cost and improve performance to meet and exceed KPIs and contractual requirements
  • Delivering measurable cost savings through supplier negotiations


Key attributes required:

  • You will be an established Sourcing Professional with credible experience covering:
    • Cost management, data manipulation and analytics
    • Defining and implementation of sourcing strategy
    • Negotiating complex contracts, setting, measuring and monitoring SLAs and KPIs
    • Knowledge of different material substrates for temporary POS
    • Based in New Jersey with a knowledge of vendors in USA and LATAM


This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced professional looking for that next step.  Please apply today attaching your current CV for immediate consideration.