Martin Marietta

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Category Manager, Procurement

Category Manager, Procurement

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Recently debuting at #57 on Fortune magazine’s list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in the world, Martin Marietta, a member of the S&P 500 Index, employs more than 8,500 employees at operations spanning 26 states, Canada and the Bahamas. A leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials, dedicated teams at Martin Marietta supply the resources for the roads, sidewalks and foundations on which we live.


At Martin Marietta, we are always looking for the best and the brightest, for people who have the potential to be the Company's future leaders. We are building on our foundation of success by selecting the finest people and helping them realize their potential. When you decide to build your career at Martin Marietta, you'll know what it's like to be respected, challenged and rewarded.




We are seeking a Category Manager to join our procurement team support our growing business within the aggregates and raw materials industry. Reporting in to the Vice President of Procurement, this position will be responsible for developing and implementing procurement strategies that optimize business partnerships with our key suppliers.



  • Develop and implement procurement strategies in conjunction with internal stakeholders that optimize business partnerships with key suppliers to drive the required performance in safety, quality, delivery and cost for an assigned categories of spend that aligns with stakeholders expectations
  • Direct responsibility to partner with operations to identify and develop the optimal supplier(s) for your category of spend
  • Lead contract and price negotiations, supplier performance management and problem resolution
  • Be the subject matter expert for defined categories - understanding market and supplier risk profiles
  • Lead the RFP process (RFI release, RFP development, RFQ's etc.) for assigned spend categories
  • Develop, maintain and execute category strategies


Qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor's degree (MBA preferred) in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain, or equivalent field experience
  • 5 or more years of progressively responsible procurement or management experience
  • Mining, manufacturing, construction or engineering experience
  • Demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects
  • Experience in sourcing and contracting for equipment, services and construction
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Possess strong presentation skills and ability to present to varied audiences, including senior management
  • Proof of cost reduction and productivity improvements in a multi-plant environment
  • Understand and execute contractual agreements
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Proven track record of exceeding expectations on a regular basis
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze difficult problems, identify and consider potential solutions, and make timely recommendations
  • Experience bringing together industry analysis, risk analysis and internal customer knowledge to develop strategies for assigned spend categories
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills



  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Care Reimbursement Account
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
  • Wellness Programs
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • 401(k) with Company matching
  • Pension
  • Salary Continuation – Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability Options
  • Employee Life Insurance
  • Spouse & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Direct Deposit Payroll
  • Educational/Tuition Assistance Plan
  • College Scholarship Program – for dependent children
  • Matching Gift Program
  • New Auto Purchase Discount Plans

We are an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.