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Category Manager for Electromechanics

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dortmund
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: BH01121701
  • Sector: Category Management, Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 01/12/2017
Category Manager for Electromechanics

A global automotive tier one supplier is seeking an experienced category manager for electromechanics based near Dortmund, Germany.

The company is restructuring the electronic procurement and are looking for a new leader in electromechanical procurement. This is part of a refreshed strategy to adapt to this growing division within the company.

  • Develop the strategy for the procurement of electromechanical components.
  • Analyse global suppliers based on quality and pricing through developing assessments.
  • Independently carry out negotiations with suppliers.
  • Optimise procurement processes and costs across the department.
  • Lead an international team of direct supports for electromechanical commodities.
Skills and Experience Required:
  • Completed studies in engineering to degree level or equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience purchasing electronic or electromechanical components at a strategic level.
  • Previous management experience.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Fluent in German and English.
What this Job Offers You:
  • Work in a growing commodity that is developing with new technologies.
  • The opportunity for international travel across the company’s locations and supplier network.
  • Personal development through further training and education to enhance career progression.

How to apply:

If you are interested in the position, or any future opportunities, please call Ben Hoban on +442037800034 or email

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