Cintas Strategic Sourcing Category Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Requisition Number: 40684
Cintas is seeking a Strategic Sourcing Category Manager to develop and lead companywide sourcing initiatives. Responsibilities include ensuring category expertise by developing and implementing key strategies to reduce cost, mitigate risk, improve performance and compliance, as well as performing and publishing market/industry trends and compliance analysis. This employee-partner is considered a supplier relationship owner and responsible for the governance of supplier performance management initiatives to maintain healthy supplier/ client relationships. This role will have high impact and exposure to internal and external corporate leadership.
5 years' relevant sourcing or procurement experience
High school diploma/GED; Bachelor's Degree preferred
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of supply chain, category management, strategic sourcing, negotiations and contracting concepts
Ability to influence decision makers through creating value propositions and effective communication skills (oral, written and presentation)
Excellent interpersonal skills with a cusomer service mindset
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook) and intranet/internet
Ability to travel
Valid driver's license
2 years' Supply Chain experience
Working knowledge and experience with ERP systems, particularly SAP, Contract Management
Knowledge in textiles/garment manufacturing industry
Our employee-partners enjoy:
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Package
Disability and Life Insurance Package
Paid Time Off and Holidays
Career Advancement Opportunities
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of both the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index and Nasdaq-100 Index.
Cintas Corporation helps more than 900,000 businesses of all types and sizes get READY™ to open their doors with confidence every day by providing a wide range of products and services that enhance our customers’ image and help keep their facilities and employees clean, safe and looking their best. With products and services including uniforms, mats, mops, restroom supplies, first aid and safety products, fire extinguishers and testing, and safety and compliance training, Cintas helps customers get Ready for the Workday®.
To support our growth across North America, we’re seeking driven professionals with ambition to move up within our company. Our professional culture, our dedication to our employee-partners and limitless career opportunities—these are just a few benefits we’re proud to offer. Our employee-partners know every job is critical, and that teamwork drives innovation. Let’s talk about how you’ll fit into our team and how your hard work will be recognized through competitive pay, world-class benefits and ongoing career development. Are you Ready™ for limitless opportunities at Cintas?
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: Supply Chain
Organization: Global Supply Chain
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: 1st Shift