Job ID: 12150
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Westlake Village, CA
Date Posted: May 24, 2023
The Sourcing Category Manager will partner with the business to strategically manage spend for the various categories, develop category-sourcing strategies, and lead cross-functional teams to execute the sourcing and supplier management strategy to minimize cost, leverage purchasing volume, mitigate risk, and improve product/service quality and effectiveness. This position requires seasoned experience with strategic sourcing methodologies related to market and spend analysis, as well as working closely with the business to build a category roadmap, perform sourcing activities, lead contract negotiations, and award to supplier.
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Why Guitar Center? Here’s just some of the rewards:
For our employees who are musicians we offer the unique opportunity of gig leave—take time off to share your music with the world and return to your job after your tour! Guitar Center offers robust benefits and perks, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K plus company match, mental health support, paid sick/holiday/vacation time, employee discount program, and tuition reimbursement options.
Pay Rate: $85,000- $100,000/yr depending on background and experience.
This position is eligible to participate in the Guitar Center Company bonus program based on Company performance
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About Guitar Center
Guitar Center embodies the world of creativity and music by encouraging our teammates to find their own individual sound. We strive to craft lifelong musicians and make a difference in the world by enabling musicians and non-musicians alike to experience the almost indescribable happiness that comes from playing an instrument. We believe in putting our customers first, engaging with respect and integrity and fulfilling our mission with passion.
Why join us?
With a career at Guitar Center, you become part of the world’s largest multichannel musical instrument retailer. Whether at our Stores, Contact Centers, Distribution Centers, or Support Center, Guitar Center employees have a common goal: to help people find their sound and fill the world with more music.
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