Delek US Holdings Jobs

Delek US

Job Information

Delek US Holdings Category Manager in Dallas, Texas

Category Manager


Dallas, TX, US, 75251

Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, asphalt, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing. We are hiring for the position of Category Manager. The right candidate can be located in our Texas Markets (Dallas, San Antonion or Houston) or our Brentwood, TN corporate office.

The Category Manager will be responsible for thedevelopmentandexecutionof categorymanagement strategies for assigned areas of spend. Createscategoryplansandstrategicsourcing initiatives, insupport of leveragingthirdpartyspendandcreatingvalueforDelek US. Conducts spendanalysisand market intelligenceto identifyandleveragekey opportunitiesthat deliver value,optimize supplier pool and mitigatesrisk to the business. Collaborates with key stakeholders, including site personnel, internal and external customers to deliver category strategies and strategic sourcing initiatives, while utilizing rigorous category management tools, processes and systems. Communicates and aligns with stakeholders on an on-going basis, regarding progress, changes and status updates on assigned categories.

Come and #jointheenergy! We offer top of the line benefits starting on day ONE along with health premium re-imbursements


  • Manages assigned categories to optimize the supply base and deliver financial benefit to the business, supported by category plans and strategic sourcing initiatives.

  • Executes strategic sourcing processes for assigned categories from market intelligence, business base-case and development of scope to commercial negotiations, supplier selection and contract execution.

  • Collaborates with relevant category managers, contract administrators and internal stakeholders to:


  1. Develop category plans and strategies

  2. Conducts ongoing market analysis and leverages supply chain knowledge to understand and articulate market trends and spend analytics

  3. Execute sourcing initiatives that are aligned to business objectives and deliver value

  • Conducts economic analysis, cost modeling, TCO analysis in support of assigned strategic sourcing events & bid evaluation. Develops credible business case for sourcing initiatives, supported by market data, commercial objectivity and relevant business and technical factors

  • Works with site stakeholders to understand the demand/spend profile of assigned category and sub- category risks and business requirements for category plans and sourcing projects.

  • Continuously communicates to and aligns with stakeholders, on category initiatives changes and status updates, including implementation plans and category metrics.

  • Understands site operational and transactional SCM activities to ensure alignment with category strategies.

  • Actively seeks and identifies opportunities for value creation (cost savings, cost avoidance, revenue enhancement) and risk reduction, within their assigned categories of spend.

  • Utilizes supply chain tools, templates and systems, as prescribed by the SCM Function.



  • Minimum BS/BA degree in Procurement, Business or relevant field.

  • Masters or MBA preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible procurement, supply chain, commercial, contract development, or contract management, commercial, risk or relevant area

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Category Management and Strategic Sourcing for MRO, Equipment, commodities or similar

  • Minimum of 2 years process related industry, with oil & gas experience preferred


  • Must be a strategic thinker with confidence and speed in execution.

  • Excellent influencing, negotiation and analytical skills are required

  • Demonstrated ability to drive change with a focus on continuous improvement

  • Supportive and hands-on inspirational leader, who is able to act independently

  • A strong collaborator across the business, Supply Chain and other support Functions

  • of the various contract Terms and Conditions.

  • Ability to develop negotiations strategy and conduct supplier negotiations with the capability to meet targets, manage concessions and deliver results

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data for use in decision-making and actions in support of business strategy, including TCO and should cost modelling.

  • Applies strong personal integrity and has a high service orientation.

  • SAP, Ariba, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Office

  • Willingness to travel as required


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.