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Supply Chain - Category Manager, Hydraulics (Remote)


About the Job:

Reporting to the Category Director, this position plays a key role in executing our strategies with responsibility for sourcing direct parts in assigned categories, utilizing the global leverage of Terex ensuring that Terex globally and regionally achieves best value in cost, quality, delivery, reliability, service, and support.  This role will also co-ordinate cross functional relationships, including engineering, materials management, local purchasing, operations, finance and aftermarket


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsibility for the development and implementation of category strategies for Hydraulics Cylinders
  • Development of policies to increase efficiency throughout the supply chain while ensuring safety, quality, and delivery continuity.
  • Collaboration with other departments and stakeholders to identify and maintain resources needed to establish and provide a resilient and cost-effective supply chain.
  • Interpret engineering drawings and specifications to identify best fit suppliers for Hydraulics components and systems.
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve visibility of inventory pipeline ensuring continuity of supply into Terex manufacturing facilities.
  • Development and management of relationships with key suppliers and negotiates company-wide contracts.
  • Development and implementation of material indexing mechanisms where necessary to maintain cost control.
  • Interface as the liaison between Terex and the suppliers.
  • Coordination of engineering changes, new product launches to ensure timely and orderly material and production flow transitions.
  • Identification and leverage global supply base potential including R&D and test capabilities to improve Terex competitiveness in the market.
  • Driver of continuous improvement and business simplification efforts., effectively building Terex for long term success. 
  • Maintenance of conduct consistent with company policy, operating procedures, accepted practices and applicable laws


About You:


  • 3-5 years' work experience in supply chain.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics components and industry.
  • Proven record of strong negotiation skills.



  • Ability to work in Redmond or Moses Lake, WA (can work hybrid schedule)
  • Bachelor's degree with focus on procurement, supply chain, engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working with global supply base in or with Hydraulics manufacturing industry.
  • Strong procurement and strategic sourcing background with focus on direct materials.
  • Understanding of Make versus Buy.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Ideal candidate is entrepreneurial and able to work with little guidance.
  • Excellent project management skills and used to work in global, cross-functional teams.
  • Proven supplier management and negotiation skills; able to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all involved parties.
  • Technical savvy and able to read technical drawings, specifications and applications.
  • Technical Background in hydraulics industry a plus.
  • Strong problem solving aptitude and excellent analytical skills plus high proficiency in MS Office products.
  • Strong communication and listening skills.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken); In addition, Spanish would be ideal. 



Must be willing and able to travel (travel is estimated at 25% rising to 50% during periods of supplier assessment and selection).

If you are interested in an open position but feel you may not meet all the listed qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.


If you are interested in an open position but feel you may not meet all the listed qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.

Location: Remote! 

Department: Supply Mgmt & Trans 

Job ID: 39662 


Terex Overview:

At Terex, we fully embrace the increasingly diverse world around us and strive to create an empowering and welcoming workplace culture. We are a $4.0 billion publicly traded global manufacturer of materials processing and aerial work platform products and services. We are passionate about producing equipment that helps improve the lives of people around the world and providing our team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact.   

While our operations are global, each office or factory is a close-knit community.  We value diversity, equity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage, citizenship, and continuous improvement.  It's an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector - come join us!


Additional Information:

We see inclusion as a key to our success and are committed to actively foster a culture where every team member feels valued, listened to, and appreciated. We are committed to being fair and impartial in our decisions, ensuring equity within our workplaceAs an Equal Opportunity Employer, employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.