If you want to work with forward thinking people in a fast moving, innovative environment, Axalta offers you the best market-leading career opportunities. We are a unique company. While our name is new, we are backed by a 150-year legacy of providing some of the most advanced coating technologies to customers all over the world. We rank number one or two in all of the major business segments we serve. Our longstanding commitment to progressive research is setting new standards and pointing the way to beautiful and sustainable coating solutions for tomorrow.
We are seeking a Global Category Manager, Direct Procurement, who will develop and execute global buying strategies for our Additive category. This includes using state-of-the-art purchasing tools to optimize and rationalize costs for the corporation and negotiating global agreements including prices and terms. In addition, the position will develop global procurement strategies for the Additive category, identify new suppliers, align the strategies cross-functionally working closely with our technology and operations colleagues in support of the businesses. The role will also facilitate and lead globally decentralized teams reporting through the regions in achieving the procurement objectives and goals. Tools, such as, economic cost models, cash cost of manufacturing product, understanding global capacity and supply / demand parameters will be deployed as part of category strategy development.
Overall, the position reports to the Global Procurement Director, Direct Materials and interacts closely with the regional procurement organizations as well as technology, supply chain, legal, operations, engineering, and sales & marketing.