Procurement Category Manager

Posted 1 June by French German Recruitment
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Procurement Category Manager

Role purpose:

  • Manage the total category spend defining the global procurement strategy. Responsible to define the frame conditions to ensure competitive supply for the respective plants and permanently development and innovating the sourcing strategies in his area of responsibility.

Main tasks:

  • Develop and implement procurement category strategies to optimize cost of procurement
  • Steer the respective category cross-functional teams
  • Execute market researches for respective categories
  • Steer supplier qualification and evaluation
  • Steer the supplier selection
  • Maintain supplier RFQ´s and execute supplier negotiations
  • Provide frame agreements with suppliers
  • Maintain source data for respective categories
  • Support relevant procurement activities in terms of internal and external product development
  • Ensure realization of global synergies while considering local requirements

Skill-set and Experience:

  • Profound knowledge about commodity management with experience in plastics, packaging, aluminum or steel industry
  • Mechanical engineer and/or business degree
  • Bachelor/Master in Supply Chain Management or similar
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Pro-active approach
  • Team Player
  • Strategic procurement experience
  • Project Management in procurement
  • Confident with SAP
  • Proficient Excel user
  • Fluent German, advanced English

Competitive Remuneration, excellent working environment, permanent role

Reference: 40445795

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