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Dare to Grow Referencia del puesto 520631

Procurement Category Manager (Fleet and Packaging)

Ubicación Houston, Texas, United States of America
Horario laboral Day Job

CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. Present in 170 countries and with more than 110,000 employees spread over 1,300 sites, we are well on our way to achieving our vision: to be a Top 5 global 3PL.

We believe that our employees are the key to our success. We want to engage and empower our diverse, global team to co-create value with our customers through our solutions in contract logistics and air, ocean, ground, and finished vehicle transport. That is why CEVA Logistics offers a dynamic and exceptional work environment that fosters personal growth, innovation, and continuous improvement.

DARE TO GROW! Join CEVA Logistics, and you will be part of a team that values imagination, encourages boldness and exemplarity, and is committed to excellence in everything we do. Join us in our mission to shape the future of global logistics as we become a global leader in the logistics industry. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?



Ceva Logistics is currently hiring for a Category Manager - Fleet and Packaging located in Houston, TX.  The North American (NORTAM) region for Ceva Logistics supports the US, Canada and Mexico.





  • Fleet: 60%
    • Manage, source, negotiate the procurement of trucks, trailers, fuel, maintenance, tires, branding, and accessories.
    • Create effective monthly fleet and MPG management reporting.
    • Perform fleet assessments to secure annual DOT SmartWay certification.
    • Work with cross functional teams to guarantee best negotiations and contracts are in place at the best quality and cost.
    • Be the main point of contact with suppliers and internal stakeholders for the Fleet category.


  • Packaging: 40%
    • Review and monitor standard monthly packaging supplier reporting and KPIs.
    • Analyze and negotiate packaging contracts, create, and implement strategies to have the best quality and cost in place.
    • Use packaging category expertise and uniquely cross-functional perspective to develop innovative and advanced recommendations for packaging business growth and development.

Manage all non-trade Fleet and Packaging procurement categories. This will include sourcing and evaluating suppliers, generating RFQ/RFP’s. You will be negotiating and reviewing contracts with legal teams, guaranteeing commercial discussions are reflected and CEVA needs are secured in the contract to be signed.  Providing field support, developing equipment specifications, creating asset disposals requests, providing oversight on all Fleet maintenance activities and managing our DOT SmartWay certification.  This category also includes packaging, pallets/cartons and supporting other Operational categories as needed.   You will need to build rapport with internal stakeholders to ensure Procurement is a key part of the processes.  You will be the main point of contact between supplier and internal business units. You will be required to work closely with Ceva’s preferred suppliers to build and strengthen relationships.  Strong contract management, contract administration and negotiation skills are required for this position. 





Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in managing the strategic sourcing process and/or relevant category management.
  • Certification and Licenses:  APICS CPIM, ISM CPSM, or similar certification preferred.
  • Fleet and IT operational and procurement experience.
  • Strong knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to purchasing.
  • Strong technical understanding and in-depth knowledge of transport equipment and IT specifications and applications.



  • Bachelor’s degree in business management, Supply Chain, Engineering or related.



  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet, web-based and job specific software applications.
  • Ability to balance team and individual responsibilities.
  • Analytical, problem solver, self-starter, good communicator, leader, strong negotiation skills.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize in demanding environments with tight deadlines.
  • Capable of communicating and relating to all levels of the organization verbally and in written form.




With a genuine culture of recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package with a focus on your wellbeing. This includes competitive Paid Time Off, 401(k), health insurance and an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and a diverse range of retail, travel, car and hospitality brands, including important offerings like pet insurance.


We are a team in every sense, and we support each other and work collaboratively to achieve our goals together.


It is our goal that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment, so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then let’s work together to help you find your new role.



We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. This role can be the first step on your career path with us.  You can stay in the same job family, find a new family to grow in (an almost limitless number of options) or find your own path. Join CEVA for a challenging and rewarding career.


CEVA operates in a multicultural, global environment and is a richly diverse organization operating seamlessly as one company. We aim to attract, motivate and retain the best people in our industry, whatever their background.  We share the same passion to deliver world-class solutions to our customers. We have the best supply chain professionals in the industry and develop this talent in an inspiring work environment.

CEVA Logistics is proud to be an equal opportunity work place and an affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

Please note:  Legitimate CEVA Logistics recruitment processes include communication with candidates through recognized professional networks, such as LinkedIn or via an official company email address: We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited business propositions and/or offers from people with whom you are unfamiliar.

Information provided is true and accurate.  False statements or information will result in the application voided.

Outstanding benefits for employee and family including multiple health plans(company contribution to health savings account), prescription, dental and vision coverage.
Company paid life insurance, accident insurance, short- and long-term disability coverage and employee assistance plan.
Voluntary benefits including additional life insurance, AD&D coverage, buy-up short- and long-term disability, critical illness, identify theft & legal plan.
401(k) with company match.
Flexible Paid Time Off programs including company paid holidays.
Tuition reimbursement program.