Procurement Category Lead (m/f/d) - Conveyor and Conveyor Components

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Mid Level
Education Level
Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Experience
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Posting Date
2 weeks ago(10/12/2020 6:01 AM)

Company Overview

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 7,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

The Role

  • Pre-negotiate competitive pricing agreements and models to ensure speed-to-market front-end execution
  • Develop robust cost savings funnel and project manage initiatives until successful implementation
  • Ensure actual pricing is consistent with master supply agreements and price models
  • Actively pursue internal “voice-of-customer” and ensure perspectives are addressed in category approaches
  • Ensure competitive supplier panel (including sole/single source mitigation) is developed to support high business growth rates
  • Monitor supplier financial risk and take business-protecting proactive actions
  • Conduct supplier business reviews with forward-leaning agendas: technology, collaboration and overall competitiveness

What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering or related discipline
  • Several years of relevant Procurement experience with emphasis on strategic sourcing 
  • Project based business Procurement roles (preferred) 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong quantitative, cost modeling, and data analysis skills
  • Operates with minimal business direction
  • Driving business results through business case development, influence and leadership
  • Strong capabilities in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Embodies KION Group Values of Integrity, Collaboration, Courage, and Excellence.
  • Able to be effective in matrixed environment. 


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