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Category Manager Sr

Cherry Hill, New Jersey; Fort Worth, Texas; King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; Orlando, Florida

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Category Manager Sr

Cherry Hill, New Jersey; Fort Worth, Texas; King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; Orlando, Florida

Job ID: 559145BR Date posted: Jun. 10, 2021 Locations: Cherry Hill, New Jersey; Fort Worth, Texas; King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; Orlando, Florida Description:Global Supply Chain Operations is seeking a Category Manager to join the Infrastructure Corporate Agreement Team. The team is responsible for the execution and management of corporate agreements for a variety of indirect categories including ESH Remediation, facilities, office supplies, guard services, contract labor and MRO. This is a dynamic, fast-paced work environment where the ability to take initiative, drive results, and effectively manage multiple competing priorities without appreciable direction will deliver successful results.

The Category Manager will
• Lead a corporate wide cross-functional team to develop category-specific supply chain strategies
• Be the responsible interface between the business areas, management and suppliers to execute these strategies across LM
• Negotiate favorable pricing and terms in support of these strategies
• Execute and manage corporate agreements for the categories in accordance with LMAP, CAP and GSCO policies and procedures
• Effectively manage supplier relationships in the categories

The Category Manager will be involved in all aspects of the supply chain process, including: preparation of requirements documents, statements of work and RFPs; development of evaluation criteria; participation in bidders' conferences and supplier presentations; analysis and evaluation of proposals in support of best value procurements; price negotiations; terms and conditions negotiations; price analyses; documenting activities in compliance with policies and procedures; supplier management; as well as the management and maintenance of the corporate agreement.

Position may be located at one of the major GSCO locations: Cherry Hill, NJ; King of Prussia, PA; Fort Worth, TX; and Orlando, FL with telework >= 50% of the time. Full time Virtual may also be considered.
Basic Qualifications:
To be successful, the candidate will possess these basic qualifications:

• Demonstrated supply chain experience as Category Manager, Procurement Representative and/or Subcontract Administrator
• Experience executing purchase orders and/or agreements in accordance with supply chain policies/procedures (LMAP, CAP, etc.)
• Proven ability to collaborate with cross functional teams
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Ability to work multiple projects simultaneously
• Flexibility to adapt to change and move seamlessly between projects
• Ability to successfully interface and interact with all levels of the organization
• Customer focused, results oriented
• Motivated self-starter
• Proficient in software tools including Excel, PowerPoint and LM procurement tools (P2P)
Desired Skills:
The ideal candidate will also have:

• Experience overseeing projects or programs
• Leadership experience (informal, formal or mentoring experience)
• Proven ability to effectively build and manage relationships
• Demonstrated ability to influence and inspire through teamwork and collaboration
• Highly developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Ability to develop long-term strategies and tactical plans to achieve enterprise objectives
• Excellent business acumen and ability to make business-based decisions Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Ability to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per weekClearance Level: None Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: ENTERPRISE BUSINESS SERVICESRelocation Available: NoCareer Area: Purchasing/Procurement/Supply Chain Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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