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Indirect Category Manager (MRO and Facilities)

Warsaw, Poland Job ID 22230 Apply

SC Johnson is currently looking for an Indirect Category Manager - Global Plant Facilities and MRO based in Warsaw, Poland.


Oversee and actively guide the end-to-end sourcing and procurement process for Plant Facilities and MRO categories across multiple sites within the EU region including, but not limited to: MRO, Lubricants, Safety, Plant Facilities and Energy with a spend of ~$25MM. 


  • Guidance the Facilities and MRO Procurement Strategy to establish supply sources, maximize current and future market conditions, and define contingency planning to ensure critical supply needs are met for the EU region;

  • Provide regional leadership to support end-to-end process with ownership and obligation to procurement strategies throughout planning and execution;

  • Establish and maintain portfolio of strategic agreements and key supplier relationships within the EU region to maintain risk to SCJ in procuring category materials and services (i.e. pricing, supply, quality, etc.), and evaluation of performance metrics for the categories;

  • Drive engagement of procurement with the Manufacturing and Engineering teams to optimize value creation and delivery to SCJ;

  • Oversee high level risk management activities (and gain risk management expertise) for respective category areas

  • Develop and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with key suppliers, plus oversee supplier performance based on performance objectives;

  • Oversee Plant Facilities and MRO procurement activities (category and project), including strategic sourcing, supplier management and contract management;

  • Assess and identify internal customer needs and summarize business requirements as input into regional sourcing efforts;

  • Proactively engage internal partners to communicate solution recommendations based on category, market, and sourcing information;

Experience you’ll bring:

  • Education:  BA/BS Degree

  • 5+ years of business experience in a relevant business function, with a proven track record.

  • Experience in Procurement for Plant Facilities and MRO and depth of procurement know-how in key tools such as clean sheets and total cost of ownership preferred. 

  • Market knowledge and awareness of categories and category-specific procurement processes/issues/strategies and future trends.

  • Strong cross-cultural awareness and leadership capability

  • Logical and organizational qualification

  • Project Management credentials

Behaviors you’ll need:

  • Knowledge of how to interface with multiple levels of an organization internally and externally

  • Aptitude to work in matrixed, cross-functional environment

  • Demonstrated experiences include organizational communication and networking ability, influencing techniques, high level communication, negotiations, and problem evaluation

  • Knowledge of how to develop and maintain relationships with leadership from key suppliers and engage them in strategic supplier management for value creation and innovation.

  • Aptitude to develop regional business cases and business plans

What’s in it for you?

We offer an excellent opportunity for career development and progression, a highly collaborative work environment and an autonomous and flexible working culture where you will be able to add value and be recognized and rewarded.

We have additional benefits as:

Health & Wellbeing
Medical Insurance, Lunch Card, Sport Card, Employee Assistance Program, Glasses Reimbursement

Learning & Working Environment
Training and courses co-financing, Smart Working, Drinks & Fruit Basket, „Family & Friends” Referral Program

Financial Benefits
Life Insurance, Additional Pension Contribution, Global Profit Sharing Bonus, Long Service Awards, Christmas & Easter Voucher, Emergency Payment, Vacation Payment


SC Johnson is a fifth-generation family company built on a spirit of adventure and winning the right way. We have been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building top brands such as Raid®, Glade®, Kiwi®, OFF!®, Windex®, Ziploc® and more, in virtually every country. Through these household names, we are making a positive difference to the world around us. But we only succeed with the combined vitality and strength of our 13,000 people who we truly value and support in their pursuit of individual and shared goals.

You need to be eligible to work in the country of application.

Together, we are creating a better future – for the planet, for future generations and for every SCJ team member.

Come join us and make an impact through iconic global brands.




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