Category Manager Heavy Equipment & Heavy Vehicle

10-12 years
22 days ago
Job Description

1. Develop the overall category strategy for a specific category, ensuring the leverage of group volumes, spend and relationships in a way that benefits the company

  • Solicits input and engages category stakeholders on a regular basis to understand business unit needs and develop requirements/specifications for the category.
  • Understand internal category profile through various analysis covering Internal demand dynamics, spend analysis (SKU, suppliers, purchase price, total cost of ownership model impact to P&L savings, etc).
  • Provides expert-level category knowledge of supply base and market including not limited to supply market landscape, supply & demand market dynamics, category trend analysis, and supplier price & cost structure, legal and regulatory environment, sources of competitive advantage, etc.
  • Sets category strategy aligned to business needs, present the strategy to the procurement council for approval and reviews the strategy on a regular basis:
- Aggressive savings targets for the category.
- Procurement levers (bundling, supplier rationalization, low cost country sourcing, etc.).
- Category execution plan (sourcing approach such as auction, tender, etc. & timeline).
2. Lead category strategy execution to contract and ensure compliance with group procurement policy
  • Perform supplier qualification assessment & registration (supplier identification, qualification process, etc.)
  • Lead bidding (RFx) process (bidding document preparation, technical & commercial evaluation criteria)
  • Prepare and execute the negotiation with supplier as per company's interest leading to framework agreement Develop category supply rules / plan for the overall business units

3. Oversee the category strategy implementation
  • Ongoing tracking of category savings achieved and business units purchase behaviour adhering to framework agreement.
  • Interface with suppliers and resolve any escalated issues from the procurement operations team.
  • Supplier relationship management.
  • Work with internal business customers and suppliers to identify and drive continuous improvement and long-term strategic value that can be obtained through supplier collaboration.
  • Owns and manages supplier relationship.
  • Develops and maintains knowledge-base of the category & share category best practices across the group to ensure transfer of knowledge over time.

Job Requirements:
  • Min Bachelor Degree in Industrial Engineering from reputable University.
  • Have 10-12 years experience in strategic sourcing, procurement strategic.
  • Have strong commercial sense and technical knowledge regarding heavy equipments and heavy vehicle.
  • Preferably have experience from Manufacturing industry.
  • Good analytical skill, interpersonal skill, communication skill.
  • Fluent in English both written or spoken.

We are a leading, publicly-listed, global seed-to-shelf agribusiness committed to sustainable palm oil production. Our palm oil plantations cover more than 138,000 hectares (including smallholder farmers). Our primary activities are cultivating and harvesting oil palms, processing fresh fruit bunches (FFBs) into crude palm oil (CPO) and palm kernel, and refining CPO into value-added products such as cooking oil, margarine, and shortening. We own 46 mills and operate 8 downstream facilities that manage refining and kernel crushing operations, across Indonesia. Besides bulk and industrial oil, our refined products are also marketed under several brands well-loved consumer brands such as Filma and Kunci Mas. Today, these brands have been recognised for their high quality and command significant market share in their respective segments in Indonesia. Based in Jakarta, we were founded in 1962 and listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange in 1992. A subsidiary of Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) , we have Sinar Mas Oleochemical , SMART Research Institute (SMARTRI) , and SMART Biotechnology Centre within our operations. Why join us Palm oil and agriculture play a significant role in meeting the growing world population's demands for sustainable and innovative solutions to nutrition, energy and personal care products. As a leading global seed-to-shelf agribusiness, we want talents who are ready to overcome future challenges in this sector, and be part of sustainably feeding and fueling generations.

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