Category Manager (724084)
Zimmer Biomet

Warsaw, Indiana

Posted in Manufacturing and Production


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Job Summary
Zimmer Biomet is a world leader in musculoskeletal health solutions. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world.

Leads global sourcing strategies and initiatives for assigned direct materials, services and CapEx items. Primary categories are raw materials and purchased services including third party manufacturing and manufacturing equipment. Ensures that the global strategies are executed at regional sites. Accountable for cost and usage reductions. Reports to Global Sourcing Leader.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
* Implements global commodity and supplier strategies to achieve challenging year-over-year cost reduction results through supplier collaboration and competition.
· Works closely with all functions, and other key internal customers.
· Creates project plans, implementation strategies, and executes plans. Performs sophisticated analyses of market dynamics.
· Internal/External customer focus to address complex issues. Helps to devise and implement improvement strategies to processes, procedures and project flow in Sourcing.
· Investigates and analyzes supplier's financial condition, technical competence, facilities and production techniques to ensure adequate supplier capacity and capability.
· Develops contingency plans for assigned commodities and/or strategic suppliers.
· Implements ongoing negotiation strategies and managing against short- and long-term market forces which affects the department.
· Understands financial analyses, commodity and currency hedging, and other techniques to minimize financial risks. ·
Implements global commodity and supplier strategies to achieve challenging year-over-year cost reduction results through supplier collaboration and competition.
· Creates project plans, implementation strategies, and executes plans. Performs sophisticated analyses of market dynamics.
· Internal/External customer focus to address complex issues. Helps to devise and implement improvement strategies to processes, procedures and project flow in Sourcing.
· Investigates and analyzes supplier's financial condition, technical competence, facilities and production techniques to ensure adequate supplier capacity and capability.
· Develops contingency plans for assigned commodities and/or strategic suppliers.
Expected Areas of Competence
* Significant knowledge and experience in world-class indirect sourcing practices and techniques
* Advanced knowledge of accounting principles and budgeting practices.
* Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills are required.
* Project management and teaming skills.
* Change agent.
Education/Experience Requirements
BS in Business Administration plus a minimum of 7-10 years of sourcing experience required. MBA preferred
Travel Requirements
* Up to 20%
Additional Information
Salary range is $110,000 - $135,000

At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.

As a Zimmer Biomet team member, you will share in our commitment to providing mobility and renewed life to people around the world. This is why we offer you a competitive rewards package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness incentives, employee assistance programs as well as paid time off for vacation and holidays.

EOE/M/W/Vet/Disability


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