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Supply Chain & Procurement
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The Company
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 135,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.
What you will do
We have an exciting opportunity for a Category Manager – Field Material to join Procurement team.  Reporting to the Pacific Director of Procurement, this position will lead the process for both planning and procurement of all 3rd party materials for 11 field offices across Australia and 14 in New Zealand. This position is responsible for an annual spend exceeding $40M from a supply base of over 1500 suppliers. Your major responsibilities are; however not limited to;
  • Develop, align, and implement several different supply chain strategies to deliver the most cost-effective methods
  • Meet or exceed profit plan goals related to:  Cost Savings, TWC, quality, supplier rationalization, and other agreed objectives
  • Ensure our field offices are efficiently executing our supply chain strategies
  • Create alignment between our global category management team and the unique/specific needs of our regional field offices.
  •  Oversee implementation of category strategies and associated actions to achieve cost reduction goals, including PO-to-PO (Purchasing Order) reductions and rebates
  • Collaborate with the field offices to identify and bring forward new/critical products and services to expand the line card product of field offerings.
  • Launch, enhance, and improve our Project Engagement Process to support major projects across all field offices in Pacific (BT&S)
  • Control and improve the traceability and transparency of purchasing related savings
  •  Support efforts concerning supply base rationalization and supplier development
  • Guarantee compliance with BOS procedures and DoA requirements
  •  Develop and report business metrics that measure the performance according to business objectives.
  • Perform other duties as required
What we look for:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty adequately. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required.
  • 4-7 years of procurement experience with a focus on construction and/or HVAC equipment and service and/or fire Protection and /or security Industries.  
  • Experience in Category Management in the mechanical or Electric Products area. 
  • Experience in cost analysis and strong financial knowledge preferred.
  • Good PC / software knowledge/skills.
  • Candidate should have the ability to establish goals consistent with company objectives and to adapt plans to a changing environment.
  • Take ownership
How to Apply
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