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Global Category Manager - Chloralkali & Chlorinated Organics

Company: Chemours
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.
From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.
Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, were collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industriesone improvement at a time.
Chemours is seeking a **Global Category Manager** to join our growing **Procurement** team! This position will report directly to the **Global Procurement Strategy Director TT/CS** at our **Wilmington, DE** location.
The Procurement Team has an exciting opportunity for a Global Category Manager. The successful candidate will develop and manage the Chloralkali and Chlorinated Organics global category strategy to deliver reliable, cost advantaged, and sustainable supply. They will develop the best practices for contractual risk management, strategic sourcing, and contract administration related to this category.This role collaborates with the Global Procurement teams and all the Chemours business units.
**The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:**
+ Develop and implement procurement strategies for the chloralkali and chlorinated organics category to maximize business performance. This requires understanding the raw materials supply chains and the supplier strategies. The successful candidate must be able to collaborate cross-functionally to build the strategies and clearly articulate them to senior business leadership.
+ Work with Chemours business teams to understand and analyze business plans and requirements to align the 5-year category strategy to maintain competitive business positions.
+ Negotiate procurement agreements that are consistent with the category strategy and functional best practices.
+ Manage the category and align it with the supply chain/operation initiatives to ensure reliability of supply and leverage market position.
+ Provide market intelligence updates to business teams to inform business plans and ensure the strategy is meeting business objectives.
+ Develop a risk management plan for the category, short and long term.
+ Collaborate with suppliers to ensure the supply chain is driving to meet Chemours sustainability goals.
**The following is** **_required_** **for this role:**
+ Ten (10) years experience in Procurement, commercial, supply chain or other related field. Bachelors degree in business, supply chain, engineering, finance, or related field.
+ Proven track-record of strong performance, operating with a strategic mindset, and delivering business results.
+ Experience managing contract negotiations with major corporations, including negotiation strategy development & planning
+ Business acumen creating, positioning, and negotiating commercial arrangements delivering competitive advantage
+ Analysis and judgment assess market dynamics and competitive costs to develop/implement strategy
+ Collaborates with global business teams, supply chain, and operations sites, with ability to have courageous conversations across all levels of an organization.
+ Skilled in managing supplier and/or business relationships develop and maintain effective relationships, understand supplier/customer direction and value, define potential common ground, create options to align supplier offering with client requirements
+ Drives results develop and implement savings projects, proactively contribute to business quarterly results
+ Strong communication skills and ability to build consensus and gain alignment within and outside of an organization.
**The following is** **_preferred_** **for this role:**
+ Six Sigma Certification
Competitive Compensation
Comprehensive Benefits Packages
401(k) Match
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Tuition Reimbursement
Commuter Benefits
Learning and Development Opportunities
Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives
Company-paid Volunteer Days
Were a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do itby taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And were proud to be Certified by Great Place to Work .
Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting (
_Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws._
_Chemours is an E-Verify employer_
_Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation_
_Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position_
_In our pursuit to be the greatest place to work, we know that a critical element to enhancing our employee experience is to assure were operating with a solid foundation of trust. At Chemours, this means being transparent about how we pay our employees for the work that they do._
Pay Range (in local currency):
$150,528.00 - $235,200.00
Chemours Level:
Annual Bonus Target:
_The pay range and incentives listed above is a general guideline based on the primary location of this job only and not a guarantee of total compensation._ _Factors considered_ _in extending a compensation offer include (but are_ _not limited to)_ _responsibilities of the_ _job, experience,_ _knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, and alignment with market data. The incentive pay is dependent on business results and individual performance and subject to the terms and conditions of the specific plans._
At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say "We Are Living Chemistry."
A new company. A new purpose. A new commitment to customers and chemistry. We are Chemours. And even more exciting is how our employees are committed to be catalysts for better. The word ours is in our name intentionally. It is about our employees, our customers and our world. Our values are simple: We seek to put our customers first always. We encourage creativity and simplicity. We give you the ability to operate with the innovation and enthusiasm of an entrepreneur. We are obsessed with making our world safe and we do this all with unshakable integrity doing what is right. See chemistry in a different way at Chemours.

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