Prologis
Nashville, TN
Remote

Sr Category Manager (Nashville, TN or Remote)

| Nashville, TN +1 more | Remote
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Prologis is the global leader in logistics real estate. We own, manage and develop high-quality properties in the world's most vibrant centers of commerce, with over 1 billion square feet in 19 countries, over $200B of gross AUM. Some of the world's largest brands (e.g., Amazon, BMW, DHL, FedEx, Pepsi) turn to us because they know an efficient supply chain will make their businesses run better, and a strategic relationship with Prologis will create a competitive advantage. As a top ranked U.S. company among the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, we take our global footprint seriously.
Job Title:
Sr Category Manager
Company:
Prologis
Do you want to play a role in global commerce?
The Sr. Category Manager will develop global and/or regional strategies to secure materials for a certain set of product categories and services (examples: Steel, HVAC, Dock Doors/Levelers, Precast Concrete, Electricians, Asphalt, Drywall, Fire Protection). This role will collaborate with internal and external business partners to maximize the Company's scale and negotiate favorable deals that reduce cost yet ensure quality of purchased goods and services and delivery to align with internal timelines. The role will provide category insights, deliver procurement and mitigation strategies considering relevant market conditions. It will also set sourcing strategies to support category goals.
What's needed in order to do that:
  • Devise long term procurement and supplier strategies of various categories to support the organization's business plans.
  • Manage the category(ies) and its supplier(s) for execution of procurement plans and supplier performance.
  • Analyze data/insights to determine industry trends. Conduct supply market analysis using standard methodology models (SWOT, Porter's 5 Forces, etc.) to understand and demonstrate opportunities and potential risks.
  • Sets the strategy for sourcing events and ensures internal forecasts align with category strategies.
  • Identifies supplier performance standards, remove barriers and obstacles that impact performance; develop contingency plans.
  • Establish and improve procurement programs with strategic suppliers for assigned categories to aggregate and demonstrate buying power, consolidate and standardize items and suppliers, improve service levels and accountability, and increase compliance to standards.
  • Understand the needs of partners, jointly develop clear requirements, and manage expectations.
  • Travel as needed (10%-20% domestically and internationally) to meet business objectives.

Tell us if you're ready.
  • 5 -10 years of proven work experience as a Category Manager including sourcing and procurement experience such as supplier selection, negotiations, contracting, supplier management, program development and business partner management.
  • Bachelor's Degree (supply chain / logistics and/or Business Management preferred).
  • Solid knowledge of category management principles with ability to analyze data and create strategic plans to support the business.
  • Possess a track record of delivering significant savings, mitigating risks and improving service levels. Demonstrate strong deal shaping and negotiation expertise.
  • Analytical skills, logical and methodical problem solver.
  • Communication skills: Proactively engage business partners, establishing relationships, interacting with senior level executives authoritatively, collaborating in dynamic cross functional teams.
  • Demonstrates integrity & builds trust: Promote, practice, and support company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity.
  • Excellent in Microsoft Windows and Office applications, particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

Target base compensation range for Colorado: $100k -$140k, plus bonus target to be discussed during initial phone interview.
All full-time roles in the US come with a robust benefits package which includes healthcare, dental, and vison insurance for employees and eligible dependents. Prologis also offers several other wellness, financial, and work/lifestyle-specific benefits. Our 401(k) retirement plan has a company match of 50% up to 12% of eligible compensation. We also offer generous PTO with a starting accrual of 22 days a year in addition to paid holidays and volunteer time.
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Each of us working at Prologis plays an essential role in the enduring success of our company. We value people who are decisive, courageous and adaptable. While we are one company, locations and departments operate with autonomy and accountability. Individuals take the initiative here.
When you join Prologis, you work shoulder to shoulder with some of the top talent in the industry to do the best work of your career. Every employee belongs. Every employee contributes. Employees advance their careers here.
As a successful global enterprise, Prologis has never lost sight of what matters most, our strong belief that our people are the most important part of our business. And because of that, we provide a generous total rewards package and take a lot of time to focus on quality management and leadership development. People come first here.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of drug screen and background verification. Prologis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religions, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Employment Type:
Full time
Location:
Denver, Colorado
Additional Locations:
Atlanta, Georgia, Chicago, Illinois, Nashville, Tennessee, Remote - US, San Francisco, California
As a condition to the commencement of your employment, Prologis requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. You are considered fully vaccinated two (2) weeks after your second dose in a two-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or two (2) weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. In addition, we are now requiring all employees to get a vaccine booster when eligible. Prologis will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation as to the vaccination requirement on the basis of a disability or sincerely-held religious belief in accordance with applicable law.
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What are Prologis Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Prologis hosts an annual IMPACT Day and partners with a variety of local charities. Additionally, employees are provided 16 hours of company sponsored & personal volunteer hours annually.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
In 2021, Prologis employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Short Term Disability insurance covers 70% of salary up to $2500 weekly maximum payout. Long Term Disability insurance covers 60% of salary up to $17,000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers up to $2000 of annual expenses. 100% Preventative 80% Basic 50% Major
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan -$20 copay for annual eye exams with $130 allowance for frames or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Our health insurance plan covers up to 80% of out of pocket expenses after annual deductible is met.
Life Insurance
Company paid life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary. Available voluntary life 1X-5X annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
EAP benefits available for all employees =6 free visits per occurrence. Additionally, virtual behavioral health and in person mental health benefits available to those enrolled in our medical plan.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Prologis' 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) Matching
Prologis provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity. We match 50% of contributions up to 12% of an employee's eligible compensation.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
The Prologis Foundation matches your financial donations up to $1,000 per year to eligible non profit organizations.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Prologis provides Backup child care assistance. through Bright Horizons
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 10 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for eligible employees.
Flexible Work Schedule
Prologis provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to $10,000 for eligible adoption expenses and 10 weeks of 100% paid parental leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Prologis employees accrue between 22 and 32 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 32 hours per year of paid volunteer time. 16 hours of company sponsored & 16 hours for personal volunteer time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Prologis casual dress code includes jeans every day of the week.
Commuter Benefits
In the Denver office, free ECO pass available to all employees.
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Prologis has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all of the flavored soda and water you can handle.
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5000.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Prologis hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

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