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Specialist Category Management

Job No. 40324168
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Location Chile - Santiago
Categories Supply/Abastecimiento
Published | Pacific SA Daylight Time
Applications close | Pacific SA Daylight Time


  • An overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development.
  • Control of monthly contract expenses.
  • Knows the operational process of plants in relation to services and / or goods.
  • Identifies what and how to control KPI of contracts associated with Plant Process.
  • Develops effective relationships with internal business leaders to understand business requirements, to forecast demand, and verify established contracts are effective.
  • Develops collaborative relationships with suppliers to ensure optimum delivery quality and sustained performance in line with business objectives.
  • Executes against the control framework for master data management; maintain quality and accuracy of information.
  • Generates action plans along with the operation to achieve with the expenses Budget
  • Identifies and implements improvement initiatives in KPI with support from Supply Analysis & Improvement.
  • Work collaboratively across Supply (Region, Global and across sub-functions) and operational stakeholders to develop and execute category strategies, opportunities to reduce external spend through demand, price and productivity (technology) levers.
  • Collects requirements and analyses key data inputs from multiple sources (internal and external) to build robust category and sourcing strategies.
  • Develops sourcing and negotiation strategies using market intelligence and best practice tools such as clean sheeting, e-Auctions, TCO analysis.
  • Ensures integration of the category strategy across the sub-function (Purchasing, inventory and warehousing) to ensure lowest inbound supply chain cost.
  • Coordinates the technical and any other non-commercial evaluation of tenders prior to negotiation.
  • Creates, manages and monitors contracts. Performs contract variations in line with business requirements.
  • Executes supplier performance reviews to track performance with contract and business requirements.


  • A bachelor degree
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience with a focus on supply chain management or 5+ years in production/maintenance in contract administrator experience.
  • Proven ability to influence and engage across functions and mine operations site.
  • High understanding of mining industry preferred.
  • Ability to analyze complex business processes, risk factors and control systems.
  • Risk management skills.
  • Experience and management in SAP.
  • Fluent Spanish speaker
  • Intermediate English speaker and writer

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