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Honeywell Senior Category Manager in Phoenix, Arizona

Senior Category Manager

Join a team recognized for leadership, innovation and diversity

When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers and doers who make the things that make the future.

That means changing the way we fly, fueling jets in an eco-friendly way, keeping buildings smart and safe and even making it possible to breathe on Mars.

Working at Honeywell isn’t just about developing cool things. That’s why all of our employees enjoy access to dynamic career opportunities across different fields and industries.

Are you ready to help us make the future?

Establish and drive procurement of material and services in alignment with business Leadership for your assigned commodity / category and/or region as per Annual Operating Plan and Strategic Plan. You will have global responsibility for driving competitive commodity and category supply strategies to achieve lowest Total Cost for your site, reduced Working capital via Negotiation planning and execution, High Growth Region Sourcing, Value Engineering and Sole/ Single Source elimination. You will manage Supplier Performance to support your commodity/category and/or region and ensure supply continuity. You will be managing several projects in dynamic environment. You will ensure compliance with company business policies and procedures, Export /Import regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create Electrical strategy across Strategic Business Groups. Partner with business teams.

  • Drive a value proposition from analyses of complex data.

  • Drive and execute Annual and Strategic Plan with supporting strategies

  • Right and Fast execution of strategies to align with business Growth and New Product Introductions

  • Manage Global Commodity Strategies including spend analysis, Benchmarking, Cost, Market Analysis and Global Technology / Economic trends

  • Ensure Relationship development and management with key Supplier Leaderships

  • Align with Site Sales, Marketing, Technology, Business, Operations, Finance and Quality and Other Honeywell Businesses

  • Manage Supplier selection, RFQ and RFI process, Negotiation, Contracting and supplier performance processes

  • Improve Working Capital thru Payment Terms extensions, Payment cycle optimization, Vendor Managed Inventories Inventory and Lead time reductions

  • Assist in Site Tactical Procurement escalations, reconciliations and reporting as required


  • Bachelors Degree.

  • Experience in Electrical category

  • Experience creating strategy across different businesses


  • Working and/or Leading in Site Team Environments

  • Project Management and/or Contract Management Experience

  • Professional Certifications in Project/Supply Chain/ Procurement/Contract Management

  • Team Leader experience in Supply Management/Sourcing/Procurement/Business

  • Demonstrated Business and financial acumen

  • Expertise in data analyses , MS Excel, Tableau.

  • Experience with SAP or site relevant ERP systems, E Sourcing Platforms, Request for Quotation Tools, Project Management Tools

  • Experience with Six Sigma and Lean Tools

  • Masters Degree

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.