Category Manager - Mechanical

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

The Category Manager will manage regional procurement categories related to mechanical items, drawing parts and sub-assemblies to deliver innovation, and total cost of ownership optimization. They would drive standardization and utilization of preferred suppliers optimizing the US regional supplier base. 

Your responsibilities would include: 
  • Category strategy development and implementation for mechanical designed parts in close collaboration with Mettler-Toledo unit team functions (R&D, project managers, product managers, unit procurement, sales and service) 
  • Conduct supplier evaluation and selection, strategic supplier management such as supplier audits, quarterly business reviews and negotiations 
  • Conduct procurement opportunity analysis for designated category for the US plants including but not limited to spend analysis, cost analysis, defining opportunities for low cost country sourcing, standardization and value engineering 
  • Optimize the number of suppliers used for a category Assist in the implementation of Mettler Toledo Design Standard guidelines Coordinate multi-unit, cross-functional global projects and support both regional and global implementations 
  • Single-point of contact for dedicated US business unit as NPDI coordinator within global procurement 
  • Other duties may be assigned.

What You Need to Succeed

  • Bachelor degree in engineering or procurement/supply chain
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in strategic procurement or category management in a global or multiple US site production environment 
  • Successful track record of project management, cost reduction, and supplier performance improvement 
  • Experience in working within a global, cross-functional and multicultural environment 
  • Professional certification (i.e. ISM or ASCM) preferred Proficient user of MS Office, SAP and IT tools savvy in general 
  • Open-minded and engaged personality 
  • Ability to communicate ideas and execute them through 
  • Ability to effectively present information and react to questions and requests from all levels of an organization

Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire 
  • Tuition reimbursement, employee wellness programs, plus other perks and discounts 
  • Parental and caregiver leave policies
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits 
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in weighing
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation 
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards A commitment to extraordinary service on our state-of-the-art equipment

About Mettler Toledo

Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes. 
  • We help feed the world. We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.
No matter how far human kind goes to explore new frontiers, Mettler Toledo is there to help make it happen.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We give consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here

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For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.

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