FF&E Sourcing Category Manager
Professional - Non IT
McLean VA Contract Sep 16, 2022

Employment Enterprises, Inc. is currently working with one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing hospitality enterprises. We are searching for experienced FF&E Sourcing Category Manager to negotiate, execute, and manage supplier partnerships for Hilton’s Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) programs. You will be responsible for providing critical expertise to internal and external stakeholders on the development and maintenance of FF&E programs.

FF&E Sourcing Category Manager Responsibilities:

  • Work independently in key areas of supplier management, product development, and program management for assigned categories.
  • Manage FF&E sourcing initiatives, including bidding, analysis, supplier negotiations, coordination of design reviews, and award recommendations.
  • Support product development through the review of product specifications, drawings and working with design teams and suppliers on value engineering.
  • Evaluate and recommend suppliers, including evaluating product quality, production capability, sales and support capabilities, and financial stability.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for the categories assigned and provide insight and innovation to internal departments, including the development of Brand Standards.
  • Partner with the Responsible Sourcing team to implement solutions toward Travel with Purpose 2030 sustainability goals. Proactively engage with suppliers to cultivate diverse opportunities.
  • Monitor and manage suppliers for quality, cost, and performance throughout the program life cycle, functioning as the primary point of contact for quality, performance, and supply chain issues.

FF&E Sourcing Category Manager Qualifications:

  • Four (4) year college degree or comparable experience
  • Five (5) years of professional experience
  • Three (3) years of procurement, product development, and/or interior design experience
  • Two (2) years of management experience

What we offer:

  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Medical and dental benefits for qualifying professionals
  • Flex spending account
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Voluntary Supplemental Insurance

 

“Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Employment Enterprises, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, assign, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, U.S. Veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable law.”