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Category Manager, Technical Manpower & Marketing


New Orleans, LA, Baltimore/Washington D.C.


Supply Chain Management & Warehouse




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Intralox L.L.C., the world leader in conveyor equipment solutions utilizing modular plastic conveyor belts, has a position available for a Category Manager, Technical Manpower & Marketing. As a member of the procurement team, the qualified individual will be responsible for closely collaborating with the Intralox Integration & Marketing teams to drive continuous improvement throughout our technical manpower and marketing categories. The candidate will be required to bring current knowledge of leading providers, best practices, and emerging trends in the respective technical manpower and marketing areas and support strategic efforts to secure the best possible commercial model for aligning packaging performance, risk, timing, and cost.


Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative products and services that improve lives and optimize business worldwide each day. Intralox’s conveyance solutions enhance food safety, power e-commerce, and solve challenges for industries from automotive to industrial manufacturing to consumer goods.


Together, our 3,000+ global employees are reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers’ growth worldwide for more than 45 years. We consistently and sustainably work together to create long-term value by continuously improving products, services, and processes for our customers. Our award-winning customer service team provides comprehensive support and access to technical experts to deliver fast, reliable solutions. 


Intralox was founded upon the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect.  We aim as a company to practice these principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence.

 This job is NOT available for sponsorship.


We listen objectively, think creatively, and deliver results.  To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.


Category Manager, Technical Manpower & Marketing:

  • Develop strategic relationships with industry experts to build out category-specific SWOT analysis.
  • Support the development, implementation, and maintenance of category objective strategy for assigned categories.
  • Support the development of category strategies and implement packaging initiatives that will improve product quality, cost, efficiencies, and processes
  • Execute sourcing activities for end-to-end categories spend including development of bid cadence, bid execution, contracting, supplier management and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Develop countermeasures and risk mitigation plans based on high-probability market scenarios
  • Analyze cost to serve, identify gaps and engage with internal stakeholders (operations, engineering, quality) to capture business requirements and ensure qualification and efficient onboarding/transition of suppliers
  • Manage strategic relationships with suppliers to achieve efficient, reliable, and cost-effective solutions
  • Build and maintains proactive communication with leadership to support mutually beneficial business relationships improving near and long-term network capabilities
  • Track performance of operations and execution of suppliers; timely resolves performance problems that could impact flow of shipments; proactively develops contingency plans and manages crisis situations
  • Subject matter expert in rates, materials, and forecasting
  • Manage the analysis of category cost and performance to benchmark service standards and applicable trends to ensure contracted service level agreements and budgeted operating costs are being met; decisively develops plans for any gaps in performance
  • Perform quarterly business reviews for all strategic suppliers within assigned categories


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, or related field
  • 5+ Years of experience in Supply Chain, Procurement, Contract Management or Sourcing.
  • Strong mathematical aptitude with analytical skills. Ability to perform data analysis using MS Excel and/or SQL
  • Ability to travel up to 20%

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Business or Supply Chain
  • 5+ years category-related sourcing experience, consulting, buyer, business, and/or analyst experience
  • Demonstrate success with implementing transformations, change management, problem solving and process thinking
  • Experience leading complex problem-solving
  • Demonstrate experience managing a cross functional team
  • Oracle experience in a global environment