Category Manager Resins

Molex   •  

Rochester Hills, MI

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 157 days ago

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Job Description

Molex is seeking an experienced Sourcing and Procurement professional to lead our global Resins category. This role reports to the Director of Resins and Non-Metallic category. You will be responsible for developing and executing resin (polymer) category strategies, including identifying and filling gaps in the supply base and developing strategic suppliers. You will work closely with the internal stakeholders to build relationships and champion global strategic sourcing and resin selection while providing support to reduce costs, secure supply, technical advice internally and to optimize deliveries; with an intent to ultimately prevent stock outs, leverage spend across internal buying groups, and maintain continuity of supply.

Molex is seeking an individual with proven leadership skills, promote cross-functional collaboration between business groups, drive communication and work to foster a culture of innovation providing value to the business. Position Location - preferred Lisle, IL/Rochester Hills, MI (USA).

Essential Functions:

  • Lead spend & defined savings plans across resin suppliers
  • Develop/execute resin strategies to improve the category management maturity level
  • Participate and support active resin related projects across Molex divisions and functions
  • Internally provide knowledge and approvals on resin and supplier selection
  • Approve, Update and communicate internally on resin price, vendor set-up changes
  • Support early involvement and advice on right resin selection and suppliers in New Product Development (NPD) programs
  • Identify and manage strategic supplier partnerships; Manage supply continuity; lead to resolve performance related issues with suppliers.
  • Negotiate price, contracts and manage key strategic supplier relationships
  • Define and lead the supplier management / performance review programs
  • Leverage consolidated spend to improve TCO through negotiations
  • Monitor sourcing and procurement innovation trends in the resin marketplace

Position Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (minimum)
  • 7+ years Resin Experience in procurement, technical / engineering, sales, quality, category management.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%