Sr Category Manager (Capex/ Facilities)

  • Responsible for driving the facilities capital equipment category and supplier relationships globally

  • Engage externally with equipment and installation suppliers and manage them through advanced techniques, models and processes that result in high quality supplier support when providing goods and services.

  • Partner with Global Facilities R&D, the construction teams and operations / maintenance teams to determine requirements and execute sourcing strategies. This includes, but is not limited to, activities that support strategic initiatives, supplier performance management, global supplier coordination, sourcing activities and healthy supplier relationships.

  • Engage in and lead the development and implementation of supplier strategies to optimize cost, supply and quality. Manage Supplier Relationship Globally

  • Act as primary point of contact for assigned suppliers

  • Perform commercial supplier qualification activities to ensure the commercial development of strategic suppliers

  • Maintain collaborative relationships with supplier(s) while effectively resolving supplier performance/capability issues to ensure alignment with Company strategic direction

  • Ensure suppliers comply with business ethics, code-of-conduct programs, and corporate safety policies and social responsibility initiatives

  • Communicate key supplier management updates and decisions to multiple levels in the organization including Executive Leadership

  • Enlist senior management, when appropriate, to help reinforce commitment and involvement from suppliers

  • Provide the voice of the supply base to Company and provide the voice of Company to the supply base Drive Negotiations with Suppliers

  • Develop a category strategy for each equipment segment

  • Lead sourcing events/RFx process

  • Lead or participate in negotiations

  • Incorporate savings targets and contract requirements into negotiations Manage Supplier Performance

  • Partner with Global Facilities stakeholders and sites teams to build comprehensive view of supplier performance

  • Collect and relay site specific priorities to suppliers

  • Own and manage overall Strategic Supplier relationships for equipment category

  • Collaborate internally to drive and develop key performance measures/metrics for Strategic Suppliers and monitor supplier performance against these expectations to ensure continuous supplier improvement

  • Lead in organizing and delivering on strategic supplier events, such as Quarterly Business Reviews, Annual Supplier Evaluations, and Executive Review Meetings Create and Implement Equipment Category Strategies

  • Participate in supplier segmentation and strategic goal setting

  • Provide market intelligence and price trends to relevant internal stakeholders on a disciplined schedule

  • Utilize should-cost models for assigned categories that are benchmarked and relevant to the global marketplace

  • Serve as the subject matter expert for facilities equipment procurement category and share knowledge with key stakeholders and Indirect teams to enable more effective planning, forecasting and execution


  • Bachelor's Degree with experience managing large-scale projects concurrently, ability to work with minimal supervision; strong project management skills

  • 5+ years experience in Facilities Procurement

  • Comfortable around Senior Leaders and Executives, ability to create and deliver executive-level presentations


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature, and level, of the work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted, as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.

We invite interested candidates to write-in with CV in MS Word format to Lee Shiow Chyn, EA 12C6130/ R1112042. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a discussion.