Category Specialist Responsibilities and Duties

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Develop category management strategies for assigned category to achieve business objectives and profitability.

Work with cost specialist in performing comprehensive cost analysis and cost modeling.

Negotiate purchase price and terms for individual orders.

Manage development of effective negotiation and contracting strategies.

Manage supplier sourcing and contracting as per company guidelines.

Coordinate with management for supplier agreement review, development and maintenance.

Perform supplier management activities for assigned suppliers.

Take supplier performance surveys & feedback and recommend improvements.

Conduct market reviews and develop selling strategies for assigned products.

Provide issue resolution for supplier service and quality issues.

Manage and execute assigned category projects within allotted timelines.

Prepare supplier files according to company policies.

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