Apothecary Products (APL) is currently seeking a Sr. Sourcing Category Manager to develop and implement sourcing and supply strategies within assigned complex or critical commodity categories that support the Company’s growth, profitability, working capital and continuity of supply objectives. The Senior Sourcing Category Manager will perform supply market analyses, internal demand analyses, risk analyses, supplier selection and on-going evaluation; RFQ’s, negotiate prices, stocking programs & commercial terms that optimize the profitability of APL while appropriately managing risk.
We seek out only the best - the best skills, the best attitudes and expect the best results from our team members. In return, we will not only offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package but the training, development and support to make our team members a success in whatever they do for us. Apothecary Products peers and management will be the foundation for energetic, eager individuals to thrive.
Essential Competencies + Skills:
Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field; consideration given to equivalent experience.
Certification: CPM, APICS or other relevant certifications preferred.
Work Experience: A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a sourcing, procurement or manufacturing/production environment across a variety of industries/products, of which 2-4 years is sourcing/procurement experience.
Preferred Experience: Prior experience understanding the customer requirements of mass US retailers, sourcing medical device and consumer packaged goods, and managing supplier quality.
Travel Requirement: Approximately 20%, to potentially include domestic or international trips that will exceed 1 week in duration once per quarter.
Critical skills and abilities:
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