Cintas Strategic Sourcing Category Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Strategic Sourcing Category Manager-10205641
Cintas is currently looking for a Strategic Sourcing Category Manager to be responsible for setting the product/supply strategy and total cost management to meet the service/product needs of our Cintas locations. Key responsibilities would include managing a number of Category Manager with responsibility for partner development, market/data analysis for creating and managing Sourcing Strategies; critical negotiating skills on cost control and reduction with current and perspective suppliers. The Strategic Sourcing Category Manager would be responsible to administer/manage, for their group of partners the supplier contracts and continuous supplier performance evaluation relative to business needs and market conditions. The position would also be involved in a cross-functional working environment to engage key stakeholders, which would be both the Cintas locations utilizing the designated suppliers, as well as other internal departments who are involved in strategy-setting.
• High School diploma or GED required, 4 year degree preferred
• Knowledge of and experience using Internet and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Email)
• 2 years Supply Chain experience preferred
• 5-7 years of sourcing/purchasing experience preferred
• Management and development of direct reports preferred
Our partners enjoy:
• Competitive Pay
• 401k)/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: Logistics
Organization: Supply Chain
Employee Status: Regular