Category Associate
Hagerstown, MD 
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Posted 9 days ago
Job Description

About JLG, an Oshkosh company

JLG began in 1969, when our founder, John L. Grove set out to resolve growing safety concerns in the construction industry. Since then we have been committed to understanding the challenges and delivering innovative solutions to the access market. We partner with customers to provide quality equipment, training opportunities and trusted support within the access industry. We are a global company, and our products-including mobile elevating work platforms, telehandlers, utility vehicles and accessories-can be found all over the world.

JOIN OUR TEAM

A career at Oshkosh Corporation and JLG is more than a job. It's a chance to build something bigger than yourself and do work with a real purpose: to make a dierence in people's lives.

When you join our organization, you're joining a team of purpose-driven individuals working together to design and build products that transform industries, keep people safe, handle tough jobs and build communities. A team that believes in giving back to
andwe call home, because people around the world are counting on us to make a difference.

And as part of our
culture, you'll be empowered to do the same. Consider this your invitation to explore new and better ways to make a positive-all at a place where there's no limit to the difference you can make.

We also offer our employees an outstanding range of benefits, including:

  • Eligibility on Day 1 for medical, prescription, dental and vision insurance
  • Up to $10,000 each year for tuition reimbursement to allow you to further your education in a degreed program (Associates, Bachelor's or Master's degree programs)
  • 401k plan with company match, $.50 for every dollar up to 6%
  • Competitive paid-time off plans
  • Company bonus plan, free life, short and long-term disability plans
  • Health Saving Account (HSA) with company contribution up to $1K per year
  • Many, many more!

**Category Associate**

The Category Associate role is an entry level support position for the supply chain category management and new product development functions. This role supports the organization by gathering and manipulating spend and commodity data, in support of sourcing strategies and category management. The Category Associate conducts research and begins to understand how categories are internally organized and relate to the business.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  • Data gathering and manipulation.
  • Knowledge of data analytics tools; data analytics in a specific commodity/category.
  • Critical thinking skills forming to connect the category data to the business.
  • Develop knowledge of supplier through mentoring.
  • Develop supplier relationships management and engagement methodology.
  • Develop an understanding for supply market trends.
  • Connect with engineer/technical drawings and beginning stages of understand technical grammar and learning the language of the business/category/commodity, reading of technical drawings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management or a related field.
  • OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to travel 10-20%.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Internship experience or previous experience in supply chain.
  • Category sourcing experience within the manufacturing industry.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong organizational skills with exceptional follow through and attention to detail.
  • Strong time-management and prioritization skills, able to multi-task and prioritize competing requirements and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where requirements are constantly changing.
  • Experience and proficiency with various web-based software applications including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com.

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.


Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees and applicants. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Any employee or applicant for employment who is qualified under the applicable regulations will be covered under our affirmative action program. Submission of this information is voluntary, will be kept confidential, and is not a requirement for employment.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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