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Supply Chain & Facilities Administration Services Category Manager

| Greater Denver Area

Job Description:

**This position has been updated to also include Supply Chain category spend as well**

 

We're growing and adding a new Category Manager to support our Supply Chain & Facilities Administration Services!

 

This individual will be the trusted advisor to the key stakeholders and will facilitate complex, strategic sourcing initiatives and contract negotiations for the procurement of products and services in the Supply Chain and Facilities Administration Category. This individual will be expected to lead teams of key cross-functional stakeholders through the strategic sourcing process and leverage Arrow’s purchasing power to drive measurable commercial improvements. This individual must be experienced in sourcing and negotiating Freight Forwarding, Warehousing and Distribution, Material Packing and Handling, Janitorial, Cafeteria, MRO, Physical Security, and other related Services.

 

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Lead complex, enterprise-wide sourcing initiatives and contract negotiations.
  • Collaborate on a global level with colleagues in operations, finance and business roles.
  • Conduct market research and maintain a working knowledge of current business trends including industry changes, cost drivers, global pricing, market conditions and economic indicators in order to identify new and/or alternate sources of supply, as needed.
  • Conduct ongoing benchmark reviews and perform complex financial analysis, projections and evaluations of supplier proposals for existing and new contracts.
  • Influence and drive collaboration between cross-functional stakeholders for the development and execution of enterprise sourcing strategies to identify cost savings opportunities and facilitate strong partnerships between Arrow and its strategic vendors.
  • Act as a liaison between internal stakeholders and vendors to ensure compliance to sourcing and contracting policies and procedures.
  • Manage specific supplier relationships and ensure the ongoing management of performance, quality, cost, contractual commitments, etc.
  • Participate in regular supplier business reviews that address supplier performance, technology roadmaps, business growth strategies and supply market changes.
  • Prepare and give business reviews to senior management regarding sourcing and contracting progress and actions to close.

 

What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor' s degree required with a degree in Finance, Business Administration or Supply Chain Management, preferred.
  • 8+ professional experience in Supply Chain and Facilities Administration/MRO Sourcing & Negotiation
  • Ability to effectively manage large, complex, strategic projects with aggressive milestones, significant risk components and multi-million annual value.
  • Experience and success using a structured strategic sourcing process.

 

The Skills That Will Help You Succeed Even More

  • Highly effective negotiator with an ability to influence executives both internally and externally.
  • Strong organizational awareness, and ability to plan and make decisions using sound judgment in a complex global organization.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications directed at internal and external parties as well as towards the development of RFx' s, contract documents and executive presentations.

 

What’s In It For You

At Arrow, we recognize that financial rewards and great benefits are important aspects of an ideal job. That’s why we offer competitive financial compensation, including various compensation plans, and a solid benefits package.

 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, 401k, With Matching Contributions
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options
  • Paid Time Off
  • Career Growth Opportunities
  • Discounted RTD Passes, with convenient office location off RTD Light Rail (Dry Creek Exit)
  • On-site Café with Catering Option for Busy Lifestyles
  • 24/7/365 On-site Gym and Lockers, Free for Use to All Employees!
  • Bike Racks
  • And more!
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Location

Our offices are approximately 15 miles south of Downtown Denver. Employees enjoy the easy access to the light rail station and I-25.

An Insider's view of Arrow Electronics, Inc.

What's something quirky about your company?

As a tech company, we showcase the use of tech all throughout our building. We hang art over the building made of various consumer electronics and we even have access to an Electronics Testing lab. My R&D team also loves to make fun code names for our projects, we recently launched Project Deathstar (announced as ArrowPlus powered by Freelancer)!

Stephen

Manager, Product Management and Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

There is a big drive at Arrow to support tech entrepreneurs, so part of my job involves collaborating and working with local startups - you’d be amazed to see the new ideas coming out of Denver! I get to work closely with local incubators and accelerators, and also plan events and sessions for big events like Denver Start Up week.

Lia

Marketing Specialist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I first began my career at Arrow six years ago as a summer intern on the Customer Support team. The career growth I have achieved since has led me to my current role as Delivery Manager of Arrow.com. Through mentorship programs and working with a team that values trust while promoting curiosity, the experiencing has been nothing short of rewarding.

Kristen

Delivery Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

In today’s fast moving world my team is continually collaborating with the business to evolve our digital channels. Combining competitor insight, industry best practices and innovative capabilities we can react quickly to changing needs, design robust solutions, as well as developing innovations for future growth.

Michelle

Director, Technology & Planning

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office promotes an open and active vibe that inspires collaboration with your fellow coworkers. The overall environment supports our focus on driving innovation forward.

Taylor

Asset Specialist

What are Arrow Electronics, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Arrow Electronics, Inc. Benefits Overview

•Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
•401k, With Matching Contributions
•Competitive Paid Time Off
•Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options
•Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance
•Parental Leave Options
•Employee Discount on Annual RTD Pass
•Wide Variety of Growth Opportunities
•Casual Work Environment

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes, Sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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