Anixter Strategic Supplier Relationship Manager in Glenview, Illinois

Strategic Supplier Relationship Manager

Date Posted11/16/2018

LocationGlenview, IL

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-7029537729

Job Description

Network & Security Solutions: Strategic Supplier Relations Manager

Position Purpose:

In the Role of Strategic Supplier Relations Manager 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.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing profitable growth strategies with key suppliers supported by executable initiatives that deliver results in line with short and long term company goals

  • Build and maintain outstanding Vendor relationships.

  • Articulate Vendor’s value and differentiating features & benefits to internal sales team.

  • Articulate Anixter’s value, capabilities and differentiating features to our Vendor Partners and Customers.

  • Monitor inventory levels and product performance.Work with Inventory Management team to develop inventory models and replenishment strategies

  • Lead and implement business performance reviews, developmental plans, and supplier negotiations

  • Develop and maintain sales tools.

  • Maintain appropriate product information databases and internal website.

  • Understand key business drivers for product categories to support sales growth.


  • Minimum 5 years experience in Sales/Marketing

  • Post-secondary education in related field or equivalent related work experience.

  • Ability to exceed expectations through relentless execution of a plan.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

  • Possess the ability to work independently, as well as a strong team player.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment where continuous learning is required in order to grow personally and professionally.

  • Computer skills; MS Office(Word, Excel, Access, Power Point) We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

  • Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran

Job GroupProduct Management