Global Sourcing Category Manager


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary


  • Identify and develop capable & reliable emerging market supplier. Facilitate EM technical specialists in the qualification exercise/initiative. Communicate to Business Line to consider inviting emerging market suppliers to bid. Generate business value by utilizing these suppliers to maximize market competition for the Business Line.

Job Role Responsibilities


  • Identify potential capable and reliable suppliers by leveraging India and global projects experience, internal and external networks and market research.
  • Conduct supplier pre-screening through sending questionnaire, follow with potential site visit(s) to verify supplier’s engineering, fabrication capability, experience and quality management system in meeting international standards and EM’s requirements.
  • Evaluate and recommend top tier suppliers through pre-screening for Business Line’s consideration and technical specialists for technical qualification.
  • Facilitate supplier technical qualification by providing logistic supports, scheduling and collecting data and information required by technical specialists prior the qualification trip. Jointly participate in technical review and provide post qualification follow-up to ensure gaps closure if any/necessary.
  • Understand emerging market development. Utilize market intelligence to support sourcing strategies

Job Requirements


  • Graduation in Technical-engineering degree with minimum 70% (7 CGPA) and above.
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience. 
  • Good analytical and presentation skills
  • Project management skills; able to effectively work with cross-functional teams
  • Good communication at multiple levels of the organization 
  • Ability to drive market opportunities through a willingness to pursue new and creative approach to overcome barriers  
  • Good understanding of emerging market
  • Supplier management process


Key Interfaces

  • Business Line - EM Affiliates
  • GS Regional Managers/ Sourcing Managers
  • Engineering Technical and Quality Specialist 
  • Engineering Project personnel
  • Category Families
  • Suppliers



Development Opportunities


  • Opportunity to work with cross-functional teams
  • Deep knowledge development in emerging market
  • Broader scope and cross-cultural exposure
  • Lead organizational change regarding emerging market sourcing of materials and services


  • Require domestic and international travels



ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status


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