Enbridge Careers – Category Specialist

Website Enbridge

Job Description:

Do you enjoy optimizing and leveraging category management processes, policies and tools with the potential for significant corporate financial impact? In this role, you can manage a category which that covers the majority of Enbridge’s annual spend. You can support Major Projects, Core Projects, Liquids Pipelines, Gas Transmission & Midstream, Utilities and Power Operations, Green Power and Corporate Business Units by procuring, mitigating risk and providing the highest overall total value to Enbridge. Apply and be a part of our Enbridge family today!

At Enbridge, we offer a competitive compensation package with generous benefits including paid time off and a pension plan!


Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead supplier discussions related to negotiations or issues pertaining to the contract terms; partner with suppliers.
  • Develop and maintain a network of stakeholders to gain input into demand planning and forecasting, assist in strategy development, advocate the use of the negotiated contracts and influence strategy implementation.
  • Apply a broad and deep subject matter expertise in category management, market dynamics, and economic and industry trends impacting Enbridge to support the development of appropriate category strategies.
  • Drive contract utilization with effective implementation plans, metrics and reporting.
  • Lead SRM activities through the relationship lifecycle including segmentation, governance, performance management, value engineering, etc.;
  • Manage the supplier base, develop new suppliers and improve and strengthen current relationships;
  • Execute sourcing strategies, from proposal development and solicitation, to contract negotiation, to recommending solutions and contract execution.
  • Build cost models, identifying value and cost drivers, to drive for better understanding of costs and results during supplier negotiations.
  • Drive category strategies and provide direction to stakeholders.

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible and related experience in Supply Chain Management (SCM) and/or Projects or Operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative, take initiative, lead and manage change
  • Ability to monitor and manage supplier relationships and performance without supervision
  • Experience negotiating substantially large and complex commercial agreements
  • Superior communication (oral and written), interpersonal, and presentation skills, with strong influencing and persuasive talents
  • University degree in Finance, Business, Economics, Engineering or related field

Job Details:

Company: Enbridge

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Application Deadline: N/A


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