STRATEGIC SUPPLIER RELATIONS MANAGER
CountryUnited States of America
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
Network & SecuritySolutions: Strategic Supplier Relations Manager
This Strategic Supplier Relations Managerposition will be primarily focused on managing a portfolio of audio/video and homeautomation solutions in both the small commercial and residential A/Vmarkets. Prior experience with suppliers and integrators within thesemarkets is strongly desired. Merchandising experience is a plus.
In the role you will be responsible
for managing multiple vendor relationships/programs and creating marketing
plans to promote growth and profitability. You will become the supplier’s
primary point of contact and a valuable strategic resource for the sales team.
Developing profitable growth strategies with key supplierssupported by executable initiatives that deliver results in line withshort and long term company goals.
Buildand maintain outstanding Vendor relationships.
ArticulateVendor’s value and differentiating features & benefits to internalsales team.
ArticulateAnixter’s value, capabilities and differentiating features to our VendorPartners and Customers.
Monitorinventory levelsand product performance.Work with InventoryManagement team to develop inventory models and replenishment strategies.
Manage branch merchandising and inventory programs withsupplier partners.
Lead and implement business performance reviews,developmental plans, and supplier negotiations.
Developand maintain sales tools.
Maintainappropriate product information databases and internal website.
Understand key business drivers for product categories tosupport sales growth.
Minimum5 years experience in Sales/Marketing
Audio/Videoand Home Automation market experience
Post-secondaryeducation in related field or equivalent related work experience.
Abilityto exceed expectations through relentless execution of a plan.
Strongcommunication and presentation skills.
Possessthe ability to work independently, as well as a strong team player.
Abilityto thrive in a fast-paced environment where continuous learning isrequired in order to grow personally and professionally.
Computerskills; MS Office(Word, Excel, Access, Power Point)
Anixter is an Equal Opportunityand Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran
We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethicalmanner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.