Procurement Manager* at 3M in Maplewood, Minnesota

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Job Description:

Software Sourcing Category Manager

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“For more than 30 years at 3M, I’ve seen firsthand how it’s a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we’re making around the world” – Mike Roman, chief executive officer and chairman, 3M

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a Software Category Manager you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:


  • Leading teams to manage external suppliers to deliver improved benefits to 3M

  • Implementing cost reduction, cash improvement opportunities, supply risk management, and sourcing initiatives and tools

  • Driving/ensuring the integration of Sourcing’s business processes for assigned commodities or business into the client’s business requirements, including acquisitions/ divestitures

  • Providing sourcing advice and consulting with leadership team to set strategic direction for assigned categories

Your Skills and Expertise 

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Seven (7) years of Software contract negotiation and supplier management experience in a private, public, government or military environment

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:


  • JD with experience negotiating highly complex Software, SaaS and Cloud agreements in a Legal or Procurement setting

  • Master's degree in Business or Technology discipline

  • Experience managing complex Indirect or Direct categories

  • 10 years of IT, Legal and Software experience in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Skills include ability to negotiate highly complex technology contracts, ability to communicate, persuade and counsel on an expert level

Travel: May include up to 20% domestic/international

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.
 
U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.
 
To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).
 
The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only.  Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position.  The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

 

Supporting Your Well-being 

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope. 

Resources for You 

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers. 

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

Certain job positions within 3M require workers to be on-site at 3M facilities and/or at third-party locations. A necessary requirement of each of these positions is that all individuals must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to limited medical and religious exemptions). Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 means, two weeks have passed since completing the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after receiving a single dose of a one-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen).

Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M’s business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work.

Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/

3M is an equal opportunity employer.  3M  will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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