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Procurement Category Lead

Company: JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
Location: Deerfield Beach
Posted on: March 8, 2023

Job Description:

About JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
JM Family Enterprises, Inc. was founded by automotive legend, Jim Moran in 1968. It is a privately held company with $18 billion in revenue and more than 4,700 associates. Rooted in automotive and united in its strong culture and core values, JM Family is in the business of helping other businesses succeed. As a long-term partner, it is invested in its companies, associates and its communities. Driven by exceptional performance, current subsidiaries are in the automotive, financial services and franchising industries. Its family of companies includes: Southeast Toyota Distributors, the world's largest independent distributor of Toyota vehicles; JM&A Group, a company committed to improving automotive dealers' performance by offering Finance & Insurance products and services, dealership training and consulting; World Omni Financial Corp. (dba Southeast Toyota Finance), a captive financial services company driven to delivering an exceptional dealership and customer experience for Toyota customers in the Southeast; JM Lexus, one of South Florida's leading Lexus dealers; Home Franchise Concepts -, a multi-brand franchise network consisting of Budget Blinds -, Tailored Living - featuring PremierGarage -, Concrete Craft -, AdvantaClean -, Kitchen Tune-Up -, Bath Tune-Up -, Two Maids - and Aussie Pet Mobile -; and Futura Title & Escrow, a family of leading independent title and escrow companies which includes Alliance Title & Escrow, AmeriTitle, Pacific Alliance Title, and Kittitas Title and Escrow. - -
JM Family has earned various awards for its culture, products and services, including 24 consecutive years on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Interact with JM Family on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
Job Description
The role of the Procurement Category Lead is to guide category strategies and strategic sourcing events in alignment with business requirements and cross-functional partners. The Category Lead ensures that the strategy developed is dynamic and responsive to the market, customer, supplier, and company needs. This person may have primary responsibility for key supplier relationships and drives supplier selection and contracting process.

  • Maintains continuous in-depth knowledge of market conditions, industry trends, developing technologies, etc. in the assigned category/categories
  • Balances work assignments within the team to optimize results
  • Develops purchase strategy for assigned category/categories
  • Negotiates and awards purchase orders and contracts
  • Establishes and manages key supplier performance goals and objectives in partnership with the business
  • Develops keen awareness of industry performance benchmarks
  • Liaise between Legal, Corporate Insurance Services, and various department and business units
  • Conduct research of potential suppliers, develop RFx events, develop and manage contracts, conduct price, and terms negotiation, facilitating the protection of the enterprise from risk while maximizing value
  • Assist internal customers in drafting scopes of services and requirements as needed

    Job Requirements

    • 5-10 years of experience in corporate procurement and/or supply chain management (indirect experience preferred) where financial analysis, contracting, &/or complex analysis is required
    • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field (If no degree, 10 years of experience required)
    • A comprehensive knowledge of supply management principles and practices
    • Must possess strong analytical skills including the ability to construct and execute multiple complex assessments (TCO, ROI, NPV) simultaneously
    • Must possess the ability to translate the implications of investigations into preliminary recommendations
    • Highly collaborative team-oriented individual with proven ability to build relationships
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Strong organization, time management, and planning skills
    • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
    • Proven negotiating skills with a strong understanding of price/cost analysis
    • Excellent PC skills with emphasis on Microsoft Office 365 including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
    • Experience using SAP Ariba solution is a plus
    • CPM/CPSM certification


Keywords: JM Family Enterprises, Inc., Deerfield Beach , Procurement Category Lead, Other , Deerfield Beach, Florida

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