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Category Manager

Company: Horton, Inc.
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Category Manager


Job ID: 2022-2778
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 2
Category: Purchasing
Horton, Inc.


Horton, Inc., has an opening for a Category Manager to work at our Corporate Headquarters in Roseville, MN. Company Information: Horton, Inc., is a family owned, leading provider of engine cooling solutions worldwide. Horton is a global organization with employees and representatives in the U.S.A, Canada, Mexico, Germany, China, and more! We offer our employees great potential for personal and professional growth; competitive salary and benefit packages, including PTO, Company Paid Holidays, 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life, AD&D, STD, LTD, LTC, Education Assistance, and a dynamic work environment. Position Summary: The Category Manager role will be responsible for supplier selection, contract and price negotiations, supplier and service provider performance management, and problem resolutions. You will be responsible for developing, implementing and executing procurement strategies that optimizes the business forward. It is a great opportunity if you consider yourself to be a "clear thinker" that puts forth strategy and executes. Is this you? If so, you will not want to miss this opportunity! Responsibilities

Category Manager Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the management of the supply base and strategic corporate initiatives, which includes:
  • Identifies, selects, develops and monitors suppliers to reach the highest level of quality, cost and availability of materials, products and services.
  • As the market expert, designs and executes long term strategies for the assigned categories to meet the company's growth and financial objectives.
  • Supports the Engineering team in New Product Development and research activities.
  • Supports the Operations team in resolution of fulfilment, logistics or quality issues.
  • Actively manages the suppliers to secure and improve their performance.
  • Supports the Projects and Ops team during the launch of new production.
  • Participates in company-wide and cross-functional continuous improvement initiatives.


    Category Manager Qualifications:
    • This position requires requires a bachelor's degree.
    • 2 - 5 + years' work experience desired in purchasing / supply Chain.
    • Ability to travel nights away up to 20% including International travel as allowed.
    • Experience in Power Electronics preferred but not required Must be able to show legal authorization to work in the United States. No Visa sponsorship provided. Relocation allowance may be provided if the individual has all of the necessary qualifications. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, qualified candidates should log onto EOE. Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities For more information on Horton, Inc. please visit our web site at No recruiters and no phone calls, please. VEVRAA contractor/subcontractor Requesting Priority Referral of Protected Veterans PM17 PI191309797

Keywords: Horton, Inc., St. Paul , Category Manager, Executive , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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