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Burlington Category Manager - Supply Chain in Burlington, New Jersey

LOCATION 1830 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016
Overview

Burlington Stores is looking for a detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Category Manager of Indirect Spend! Burlington Stores is a Fortune 500 off-price retailer with over 600 stores and growing, and we want a positive, enthusiastic team player to join us as we continue to grow! You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day

As a Category Manager, you will manage categories of indirect spend (HR, Finance, Energy, Waste Management, Legal, and Corporate Services), be accountable for the development and implementation of robust sourcing strategies. You will perform end-to-end strategic sourcing and category management functions: analyzing third party spend to identify opportunities, developing category strategies, and executing the sourcing process (RFx, negotiations, contracting activities).
Sourcing:

  • Lead the sourcing process (RFx, RFI, RFP, reverse auction, negotiations), evaluations processes, and provide procurement support to your assigned business units

  • Utilizes the appropriate support tools to drive results and deliver cost savings

  • Support stakeholder spend and vendor related initiatives as needed

Contract Management:

  • Lead the contract negotiation process from start-to-finish: negotiating pricing, key terms, service level requirements, KPI's, and other performance metrics

  • Manage the contract review process to obtain the appropriate approvals prior to execution

  • Maintain contracts for the assigned categories within the contract management tool on a continuous basis

Strategy:

  • Analyze category markets, assess risk, gather intelligence on fundamental conditions and technical information that impacts the category

  • Develop sourcing strategies and category strategies based on market intelligence gathered

  • Perform total cost of ownership evaluations, perform supply-market research, and conduct pricing and impact analysis

  • Work collaboratively with suppliers and internal stakeholders to identify and execute continuous cost and performance improvement strategies

  • Be the central point of expertise and knowledge for commercial aspects of each category

  • Monitor category purchasing reports and ensure compliance to policies and procedures on a continuous basis

  • Identify and implement streamlined category purchasing processes and supporting tools

Supplier Management:

  • Measure and manage “suppliers’” (aka vendors, providers, agencies, firms, etc.) performance relative to contracted service levels and KPI's

  • Identify and resolve strategic supplier performance issues to ensure customer satisfaction

  • Negotiate and manage key supplier relationships and supply contracts

  • Promote continuous improvement/cost reductions on a regular basis

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have at minimum a Bachelor’s degree

  • 4+ years in analytics and project management

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel

If you…
…are excited to deliver great values to customers every day;
…take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team;
…are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect;
…believe in the power of diversity and inclusion;
…want to participate in initiatives that positively impact the world around you;
Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!

You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Today's Date 9/13/2019
Posting Number 2018-97496
Location US-NJ-Burlington
Address 1830 Route 130 North
Zip Code 08016
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category Supply Chain
Evergreen No

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