Solicita: Category Manager

  • Descripción y Requisitos

    ILC Dover is a world leader in the innovative design and production of engineered products employing high-performance flexible materials. Since 1947, we have provided engineered solutions to complex customer problems. Initially known for the production of space suits for NASA, we leverage our vast materials, engineering, process, and design experience to create high performance systems for a wide range of industries. ILC Dover is a portfolio company of New Mountain Capital, which acquired the company in February 2020. 

    Recognized globally for our flexible containment solutions, ILC Dover serves customers in a diverse range of industries, including pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing, personal care, food and beverage, chemical, aerospace, healthcare and government agencies. ILC Dover’s visionary solutions improve efficiency, safeguard workers and product, and prevent disasters. For more information visit ILCDover and follow us on LinkedIn

    Job Summary: 

    The Category Manager will act proactively to build strong relationships across different business units and remain current on category market trends, supplier options and procurement best practices. They will execute the strategic vision for ensuring quality, supply and cost competitiveness.  They will communicate, monitor and aggressively manage the process from concept through completion.  Working with business units and suppliers, they will champion a strategic sourcing process. Main focus of this position is in indirect sourcing and will be responsible of all Indirect spend categories.

    The Category Manager will be responsible for collaborating with internal business stakeholders to understand their requirements and business strategy.  They will then develop sourcing and supplier strategies to ensure the right vendors are selected, and quality as well as service levels are met.

    Key role & Responsibilities:

    • Implement and execute the organization’s strategic sourcing initiatives, including supply market analysis, strategy development, management of requests for proposal, analysis of bids and quotes, strategic supplier negotiations, contract review and finalization.
    • Network across the organization.  Build strong relationships with stakeholders and develop sourcing strategies which support their business.
    • Know your category and market.  Be a resource to stakeholders to make better decisions.
    • Manage relationships with key suppliers ensuring they meet quality and service requirements while maintaining competitive costs.
    • Manage supplier selection processes using a data driven approach


    • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field required
    • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in Indirect procurement related categories and strategic sourcing
    • Professional level spoken and written English and Spanish and ability to read and understand legal documents in English and Spanish
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with constant deadlines and deliverables
    • Previous experience working in a multi-national company with special emphasis in North America and able to work and collaborate with counterparts at other global locations.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
    • Capable of working with cross functional teams to ensure all project deliverables and timelines are met.
    • Ability to work in a matrixed environment.
    • Highly proficient in excel, word, power point,
    • Excellent organizational, communication and presentation skills
    • Problem solving, critical thinking, and decision-making techniques and strong understanding of contracting and negotiating.
    • Innovative, self-motivated and ability to work with minimal supervision along with strong interpersonal skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint programs

    Puesto: Gerente

  • Información Adicional

    Tipo de contrato: Permanente
    Salario: Negociable

    Estado o Region: Chihuahua
    Ciudad: Ciudad Juarez


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