Cintas Strategic Sourcing Category Manager Fabric & Trim in Chicago, Illinois

Strategic Sourcing Category Manager Fabric & Trim-10209972


Cintas is currently looking for a Strategic Sourcing Category Manager Fabric & Trim to be responsible for prospecting, supplier relationship management, and program setup with fabric mills in order to uphold Cintas’ value propositions. Use critical negotiating and competitive bidding skills to deliver cost control and reduction with current and perspective suppliers. Responsible to manage supplier contracts and continuous supplier performance evaluation relative to business needs and market conditions. Support qualification of suppliers of textile products either for internal or contracted manufacturing or sourced for distribution to Cintas’ customers. Manage fabric development on a project basis from initial sampling through final adoption of fabric.


• High School diploma or GED required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred

• Knowledge of and experience using Internet and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

• Minimum 2 years supply chain experience preferred

• Minimum 2 years experience in Sourcing of fabrics & trim materials preferred

• Textile/fabric sourcing and/or technical training preferred

Our partners enjoy

• Competitive Pay

• 401(k)/Profit sharing/ESOP

• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Package

• Disability and Life Insurance Package

• Paid Vacation and Holidays

• Career Advancement Opportunities

For more than 45 years, Cintas Corporation has offered highly-specialized services to businesses of all types. Cintas provides uniforms, facility services, safety supplies, fire protection solutions, flame resistant clothing, cleanroom resources, and promotional products. We are the service professionals, providing countless supplies and services to businesses small and large throughout the world. We operate in 420 facilities including, six manufacturing sites and nine distribution centers. We also have one of the largest fleets in North America. To support our aggressive growth plans, we offer unique opportunities, including advancement, ongoing training, mentoring and the opportunity to develop world class business skills.

Cintas is Team Driven, and the true spirit we share gives us a competitive edge. We win together by working together as a team, giving mutual respect to all of our co-workers regardless of their background or tenure.

The engine of Cintas’ team driven approach is our culture, which drives our profitability and stability. It’s a culture that exudes a high degree of professionalism at every level of our business. It’s a culture that maximizes the career development of all of our employee-partners, regardless of their job title and description.

Cintas Corporation is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Category: Production / Manufacturing

Location: US-IL-Chicago

Organization: Supply Chain

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: First