Job Description

Job Title: Category Manager
Job ID: 731479
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: SCM Strategic Sourcing
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description

Purpose:

At UPMC, we rely on our over 80,000 employees to enrich the lives of the community around us. Every member of our team is a vital factor in innovating the health care industry. Every employee is responsible for creating a motivating, rewarding culture. We have a vision for every person at UPMC, and we’re looking to hire a Category Manager to join us in creating life changing medicine. 


The Category Manager provides strategic direction, guidance and accountability for the management of assigned spend categories for all UPMC business.  This role has a few objectives. One of them is to drive and deliver competitive advantage and cost savings for UPMC; this is done by managing the execution of a comprehensive commodity management approach that includes in-depth global market analysis as part of the overall detailed strategic sourcing plan.  Another objective is to establish a strategic commodity group structure and corresponding category strategies and plan to execute UPMC requirements in the supply market. This role will interface with business leadership to ensure that effective spend management of the spend portfolio occurs at all levels of the organization and that business requirements and needs are met.

This position is located at the US Steel Tower Monday through Friday during daylight hours.  Sound like the job for you?  Apply today!

Responsibilities:
  • Drive and deliver competitive advantage and cost savings for UPMC by managing the execution of a comprehensive commodity management approach that includes in-depth global market analysis as part of the overall detailed strategic sourcing plan.
  • Establish a strategic commodity group structure and corresponding category strategies and plans to execute UPMC requirements in the supply market and deliver the highest value through total cost of ownership solutions to the business
  • Interface with business leadership to ensure that effective spend management of the spend portfolio occurs at all levels of the organization and that business requirements and needs are met.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree and eight years previous supply chain experience required. 
  • Previous supervisory or management experience required.
  • IT Sourcing/Procurement experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $38.33 to $66.19

Union Position: No

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