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Segment Category Managers - Various Commodities

Palm Beach, Florida, United States (on-site)
29 days ago


Carrier is the leading global provider of healthy, safe, and sustainable building and cold chain solutions. By delivering safer, smarter, and more sustainable services, we’re making a difference to people and our planet. This is why we come to work every day. Don’t wait for tomorrow, shape it. 

What we offer

We value our people and offer a full benefits package, with financial rewards from health insurance, to a retirement savings plan. You’ll find lifestyle support with flexible working and parental leave, plus we’ll support your growth with paid-for external training programs and opportunities to grow. And for these jobs, there’s a generous 12 month relocation package available, allowing flexibility if you need to move. 

About this role

Our digitally enabled and data-led global supply chain is backed with a spend of $9.5B across 16 manufacturing sites worldwide. The segment category manager will help shape the e2e direction of our regional supply chain and take control of the full material management strategy - designing, planning, sourcing, and purchasing. Right now, we have roles in multiple locations across the country, covering different commodities - from Plastics/Packaging to Motors and Compressors.

Key Responsibilities
You’ll use your industry knowledge and your understanding of sourcing concepts and lean tools to deliver our parts on time and at the best cost and quality. This role will involve:

  • Developing and implementing a category strategy to optimize affordability, availability, agility, and innovation. 
  • Managing external relationships with suppliers and taking responsibility for all internal activities and decisions associated with your category, including contract negotiation, new product development, approved vendor list, RFX, re-sourcing, dual qualification, pricing changes, quality, and capacity
  • Collaborating within the Global Category team and across Product Management and Engineering to align on long-term strategy, technology roadmap, and risk mitigation
  • Developing and maintaining expert knowledge of respective global supply markets, competitors, and product innovations


Required Qualifications
An independently-driven problem-solver, with an appetite to address complex challenges in a fast-moving environment, you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, engineering, finance, or business
  • 5+ years' experience in sourcing environment and familiarity with industrial operations

Preferred Qualifications
Other qualifications you may have that would be beneficial in this role include:

  • MBA or professional certifications (CPM, CPSM, CIRM, CPIM)
  • Experience with strategic sourcing and lean tools
  • Digital dexterity and ability to leverage data
  • Strong knowledge of supply chain strategy (development and execution) and category-specific experience
  • Proven track record of successful leadership, negotiation, and strategic communication
  • Strong business acumen and experience collaborating across various levels within a diverse, global organization

Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Country: United States of America

Location: Atlanta, Georgia; Palm Beach, FL; Indianapolis, IN; Charlotte, NC 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69126705
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Palm Beach, Florida, United States
    Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
    Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
    Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Position Title: Segment Category Managers - Various Commodities
  • Company Name For Job: Carrier
  • Job Function: Commodity Manager
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $145,000.00 - $155,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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