Feb, 2020

Indirect Category Manager


Indirect Category Manager

Tritium offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work with a global technology company that is one of Australia’s most exciting business success stories. Tritium operates in the rapidly growing e-mobility segment, and is a technology leader in the development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

The Indirect Strategic Sourcing Manager will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, implementing and administering long term supply agreements for the Indirect, capital, suppliers and services. Key responsibilities include participating in cross-functional teams, researching best sourcing practices, achieving cost reduction initiatives and executing sourcing strategies.

Our ideal candidate will have the following Qualifications and Competencies:

Professional qualification in Purchasing (such as CIPS) or a relevant business degree.
5 years minimum strategic procurement experience at local and on global platform level.
Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or other science/arts field
Experience working in a manufacturing /engineering environment especially relating to high-tech or automotive would be an advantage.
Technical competence in indirect sourcing of services, software, energy, travel, telecom IT infrastructure, would be a distinct advantage.
Excellent supplier relationship and negotiating skills.
Knowledge and experience using modern ERP / MRP systems.
Experience with sourcing in low-cost offshore economies would be beneficial.
Proven ability to command, manage and motivate suppliers.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, particularly Excel
Excellent organization, analytical, problem solving, and negotiation skills
Great communication and presentation skills, verbal and written
Good analytical skills plus strong commercial skills and awareness.
Interest in raw material commodity markets.
Ability to forge strong internal relationships, experience in Stakeholder Management.

We look forward to receiving your application.