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Category Manager

Redmond, WA, US

About Us

Terex Corporation is a $3.1 billion publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing 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!

 

About the Job

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, reliability, service, and support.  This role will also co-ordinate cross functional relationships, including product development/engineering, materials management, local purchasing, operations, finance and aftermarket. 

 

  • Responsible for generating cost optimization and cost control for the assigned category and developing and executing sourcing strategies in line with the Parts & Services Strategy.
  • Utilizes Terex’s Strategic Sourcing process to reduce total cost of ownership and increase overall value.
  • Leads and participates in cross-functional and cross-segment wave teams.
  • Manages relationships with key suppliers and negotiates company-wide contracts.
  • Interfaces and acts as the liaison between the Terex Parts businesses and the suppliers.
  • Drives continuous improvement and business simplification efforts.
  • Maintains conduct consistent with company policy, operating procedures, accepted practices and applicable laws.

 

 

About You

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain or similar field
  • 5+ years’ work experience in Global manufacturing industry while dealing with Global supply base
  • Strong procurement and strategic sourcing background with focus on direct materials, ideally broad range of highly engineered categories
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)
  • Willing and able to travel estimated 15%

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Spare Parts Aftermarket Sourcing
  • Experience working with EU suppliers & fabricators
  • 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
  • Strong problem solving aptitude and excellent analytical skills plus high proficiency in MS Office products
  • Strong communication and listening skills

 

Location: US-WA Redmond-B33 (HUB) HR or remote

Department: Supply Mgmt & Trans 

Job ID: 19272 

 

Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $3.1 billion publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing 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:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue