Pioneer a brighter future At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers to make an impact and help create a better world. For those around us, for each other and for the next generation. We use science to advance industries, and as part of Corporate Functions, you will produce and deliver the biological solutions that boost our customers’ business and make innovation a reality.
Category Manager, Indirect Sourcing - Franklinton We are looking for a new Category Manager to join the global team. You will become part of a dynamic global Indirect Sourcing organization with 13 highly skilled category managers located globally at Novozymes’ main sites.
As a Category Manager, you will be leading and supporting sourcing projects within various Indirect categories. You will be responsible for the development and implementation of sourcing strategies, aligning these to the overall objectives of the business and conduct relevant change management activities to ensure that your results are anchored in the organization.
We offer you the opportunity to work with exceptionally talented colleagues, and we will provide you with a wide range of opportunities for professional and personal development. You will experience a high level of exposure in the organization and get the opportunity to make a difference in an informal work setting.
In this role, you will be based in our Franklinton location with the opportunity to work in our RTP site several days per week. You will travel approximately 10-20 days per year, primarily within North America.
In this position you need to have:
BS in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Finance or Economics. MSc preferred.
Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience – preferably from a global company
Outstanding project and change management skills
Proven track record of cost/risk reduction in regionally focused projects
Excellent problem solving and analytical capabilities
Persuasive communication skills both verbal and in writing
A high level of ambition and a natural strive for excellence
A commercial mindset and a broad business understanding
Self-motivated, driven and energetic
Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s realize your potential together.
Novozymes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status.
Application deadline: May 1, 2018
About Novozymes North America
Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet’s resources and helping build better lives. As the world’s largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bioinnovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow. www.novozymes.com
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