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COMPLETE Category Manager - Energy, Global Procurement Organization (GPO) - Luxembourg

14 days ago


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Luxembourg, Luxembourg, null, Luxembourg   [ View map ]

Job Description

At Amazon, more than ever, our customers want their packages delivered at low cost, reliably and sustainably. We source the energy powering our operations that makes all this possible to delight our customers!

We are seeking a leader with procurement experience to strategically source products and services for our global fulfillment and transportation operations (Worldwide Amazon Stores). The person in this role will coordinate with several teams across Amazon and will interact with our most important suppliers to satisfy organizational requirements. The person in this position will work and partner with multiple teams to develop and execute category sourcing strategies, deliver savings and improve productivity across the category.

Key job responsibilities
- Establish category sourcing strategies, lead cross-functional strategic sourcing teams, negotiate with suppliers and execute contracts to optimize Amazon’s competitive position
- Drive appropriate relationships with category suppliers, with a principal objective of achieving the optimal solution and cost of ownership that meets the business’ goals supported by a culture of continuous improvement with performance benchmarks in use
- Manage category suppliers to proactively identify, monitor and optimize opportunities
- Act as a market intelligence provider regarding categories; anticipate strategic opportunities and keep key stakeholders informed
- Drive category suppliers in Supplier Relationship Management activities to mitigate risk, improve performance and add value to Amazon
- Identify, achieve and report on savings and sustainability value targets for category sourcing activities
- Align with internal customers and understand the business application of the category
- Build the category metrics model based on input from the category team to track and monitor performance to the category strategy; measure actual vs planned savings and advise team of trends, escalate issues and own action plans

A day in the life
- You will deliver market leading low-cost, innovative and sustainable energy solutions to help our Operations teams succeed and delight Amazon.com customers with value, selection and convenience. Additionally, you will undertake initiatives and report metrics to help meet Amazon's climate pledge goals.

- You will collaborate to seek inputs and manage outputs from our external suppliers as well as internal partners across Design & Operations Engineering, Worldwide Sustainability, Workplace Health & Safety, Finance and Reliability/Maintenance Engineering.

- You may have to adapt and sometimes take different roles from strategy development to project management to rapidly meet customer needs.

- You will focus on deep diving categories to unlock value and help deploy emerging technologies at scale for Operations.

About the team
The global Energy Category team procures low-cost, sustainable and reliable energy solutions enabling Amazon’s fulfillment and transportation operations to delight customers. These solutions primarily include electric/gas/water utilities, renewable energy and storage, hydrogen infrastructure and fuel cells and microgrids.

Our team's vision is to accelerate Amazon’s energy transition to net zero emissions for a better world by executing robust category strategies and innovating relentlessly on supply chain cost and quality.

We are customer-first, love data and innovate fearlessly. We believe in strategic partnerships and an inclusive mindset to unlock and execute the best ideas. We literally live by working hard, having fun and making history.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Luxembourg, LUX

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree
- Experience working cross functionally with tech and non-tech teams
- Experience being responsible/leading large and complex negotiations
- Knowledge of Excel (Pivot Tables, VLookUps) at an advanced level and SQL
- Relevant strategic sourcing and category management in indirect categories such as professional services, support or maintenance spend, supply chain, forecasting, manufacturing, sourcing/procurement, or vendor management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience in stakeholder management, dealing with multiple stakeholders at varied levels of the organization
- Experience building processes, project management, and schedules
- Experience of Six Sigma/ Lean analytical techniques
- Driving end to end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership experience

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice (https://www.amazon.jobs/en/privacy_page) to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

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