Category Manager, Compressed Air

| Columbia, MO, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 85,000-120,000 Annually
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EquipmentShare is Hiring a Category Manager, Compressed Air Products

EquipmentShare is searching for a Category Manager, Compressed Air Products for our corporate office in Columbia, MO, to support our team as the department continues to grow.  

EquipmentShare is seeking a Category Manager responsible for sourcing Compressed Air Products and related equipment for our rapidly growing rental fleet.

Salary range: $85,000 - $120,000

Primary Responsibilities

As a Category Manager reporting to the VP of Fleet you will be responsible for sourcing Compressed Air Products with a multi-million dollar annual budget and managing our growing rental fleet in this important equipment category. Use your deep understanding of technical specifications and field applications to enable EquipmentShare to buy the best available products, deliver them at the right time to the right place while working closely with ES service teams to maximize category product’s uptime and return.

Key responsibilities will include

  • Strategic Sourcing and Allocation: Working with the VP of Fleet, develop and implement a sourcing strategy for the procurement of Compressed Air Products. Involves understanding market needs, forecasting demand, and aligning procurement strategies with organizational objectives. Negotiate equipment pricing and terms to ensure favorable agreements for the organization while maintaining positive supplier relationships.
  • Open Order Management for all products being purchased. Manage allocation of new products to branch locations and adjusting delivery cadence as needed to optimize utilization and availability for changes in demand. 

Product quality: Ensure new products ship as specified with correct branding and EquipmentShare proprietary telematics installed at the factory. Non-conforming Product investigation, escalation, and resolution..New Product qualification. 

  • Technical Expertise and knowledge of field applications acting as corporate product expert in support of sales and operations staff.
  • Service Support and performance monitoring: Work with EquipmentShare service team and suppliers to maximize the uptime of our Compressed Air fleet. Monitor the performance of all products within the category to identify areas for continuous improvement and fleet optimization. 
  • Life-cycle and asset disposition: Assist with retail opportunities as needed. Work with EquipmentShare BA team to implement life cycle best practices including end of life disposition and remanufacturing or refurbishment where appropriate.

Category Products Lines under management

  • Oil flooded Diesel Air Compressors 
  • Oil Free Air Compressors, Diesel and Electric
  • Dryers and Filtration
  • Desiccant Dryers
  • Compressor hoses, fittings, filtration and tools

Why We’re a Better Place to Work

  • Competitive salary.

  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage for full-time employees.

  • 401(k) and company match.

  • Generous paid time off (PTO) plus company paid holidays.

  • Stocked breakroom and full kitchen, chef prepared meals daily (breakfast and lunch).

  • State of the art onsite gym (Corporate HQ) with instructor led-courses/Gym stipend for remote employees.

  • Seasonal and year round wellness challenges.

  • Company sponsored events (annual family gatherings, happy hours and more).

  • Volunteering and local charity initiatives that help you nurture and grow the communities you call home. Employees receive 16 hours of paid volunteer time per year. 

  • Opportunities for career and professional development with conferences, events, seminars and continued education. 

About You 

Our mission to change an entire industry is not easily achieved, so we only hire people who are inspired by the goal and up for the challenge. In turn, our employees have every opportunity to grow with us, achieve personal and professional success and enjoy making a tangible difference in an industry that’s long been resistant to change. 

Skills & Qualifications 

  • Minimum 10 years hands-on experience with 2 or more Category Product lines
  • Strong technical product knowledge
  • Self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment and can adapt quickly to change. 
  • Strong ownership mentality
  • High level of integrity, trust, and confidentiality required.
  • Negotiation and procurement experience preferred but not required

EquipmentShare is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. EquipmentShare is an equal opportunity
employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation,
protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

More Information on EquipmentShare
EquipmentShare operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Kansas City, MO. EquipmentShare was founded in 2014. To see all 34 open jobs at EquipmentShare, click here.
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