Company: FedEx Services Job Title: Category Management Expert Job Requisition Number: RC161930 Category: Sourcing/Procurement Locations: Memphis, Tennessee 38125 United States
Reviews and advises a Sourcing team on the development and execution of holistic, enterprise-wide category management strategies, including strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, diversity, and risk management initiatives. Leads and guides the team through the strategic sourcing process, utilizing the FedEx sourcing methodology to develop a world-class supply chain. Uses data science principles to examine complex datasets and deliver recommendations based on sound logic and evidence. Establishes supplier scorecard criteria and monitors supplier performance. Effectively identifies, manages, and monitors risk. Works on multiple complex assignments concurrently. Leads and manages cross-functional teams and projects. Develops, mentors, and empowers less experienced team members in effective category management. Effectively interacts with executives on a routine basis. Acts with senior-level authority with suppliers, business stakeholders, Finance, and Legal.
Additional Desired Skills
Demonstrated ability to solve complex business problems
Strong communication and presentation skills with an ability to communicate to any level
Strong data analysis and data science skills w/advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel
Demonstrated ability to independently lead and work within cross-functional teams
Demonstrated ability to build strong and effective stakeholder relationships
Strong planning, organization, and project management skills
Understanding of Quality Driven Management or similar (Six Sigma, TQM) processes
Relocation assistance may be considered.
Pay Band: SL
Domicile: Memphis, TN
To apply for this position, please upload a current copy of your resume and complete the required screening questionnaire.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in supply chain, business, finance, mathematics or other quantitative discipline. Minimum five (5) years work experience in strategic sourcing and/or category management a related advanced degree may offset the related experience requirements. Exceptional analytical decision making skills. Superior demonstrated skills with current technology tools/advances and database/analytical tools. Proven negotiating skills and project management skills. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, including presentation skills.
Want a career where you are empowered to make a difference? Want to work for a company that is environmentally responsible? Want to grow and develop on the job? If so, FedEx is the place for you! Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions. FedEx serves more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx employees. FedEx has over 400,000 talented employees who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding. FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer.
Here are some of the recognitions FedEx has received from the past couple of years:
FORTUNE "World's Most Admired Companies" – 2016
Corporate Responsibility Magazine "100 Best Corporate Citizens" – 2016
InformationWeek "Elite 100" – 2016
Women's Business Enterprise National Council "America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises" - 2016
Reputation Institute "World's Most Reputable Companies" – 2015
Black Enterprise "40 Best Companies For Diversity" – 2015
When 400,000 employees around the globe are all working together it is amazing what we can achieve! FedEx connects people and ideas. If you would like to make a difference on a global scale while receiving top notch benefits, competitive pay, and plenty of opportunities to develop, click 'Apply' and tell us more about yourself.
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FedEx Services began operations in June 2000 to provide information technology, sales, and marketing support for FedEx Corp. subsidiaries FedEx Express and FedEx Ground. The same functions for FedEx Freight and FedEx Office were later aligned with FedEx Services.
In 2013, FedEx Services launched FedEx Delivery Manager®, an innovative option that provides U.S. customers with a range of flexible options to schedule dates, locations and times of delivery. Customers can also actively track and manage deliveries en route to or from their home, without a tracking number or even a FedEx account.
Today some 12,500 FedEx Services team members coordinate sales, marketing, communications, information technology, and customer service support for the global FedEx brand.