Category Manager

Posted On Mar 09, 2023
Location Columbus,OH
Salary 85,000-95,000
Category Engineering
Status Full Time
Job ID AS 20080

Are you ready to take the next step up in your career from Buyer to Category Manager? A global leader in the electronics industry, located in the Columbus, OH area, is in search of a Category Manager to oversee the supplier strategy and the availability of materials in their supply chain. 


There are many words to describe this well-established global leader.  Forward-thinking, innovative, and caring, with recognition as the best workplace in the industry.  The Category Manager will serve as a critical link to the overall success of the company and would be rewarded with a significant yearly bonus based on the company’s continued profit margin.  This employer also offers exceptional healthcare benefits to include profit sharing and a matching 401K.



Responsibilities include: 

  • Negotiate new contracts for purchasing various metals for products.
  • Develop a supplier strategy for new product development at inception.
  • Evaluate sourcing recommendations.


Further responsibilities for the Category Manager:

  • Work directly with new product development to get an understanding of new materials to be purchased
  • Identify and qualify new suppliers on commercial and technical capabilities
  • Find solutions for profitability in process improvement, reduction of the quantity of raw materials waste


To be considered for this position, a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Materials is required, and ISM Certification is a huge plus.

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