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Category Manager for Electronics

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Frankfurt am Main
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: BH08011801
  • Sector: Category Management, Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 08/01/2018
Category Manager for Electronics

A leading automotive supplier is seeking an experienced category manager for electronics based near Frankfurt, Germany.

The company is a leading electronics supplier to the automotive industry that invests heavily in product development to be one of the most innovative tier one suppliers in the industry. The company promotes multinational teams and individual development to support their large network of global locations.

  • Analyse global suppliers based on quality and pricing through developing assessments.
  • Independently carry out negotiations and support projects through finalization.
  • Optimise procurement processes and costs across the department.
  • Coordinate sourcing for the company’s electronic components worldwide.
  • Lead an international team of direct supports for electronic commodities.
Skills and Experience Required:
  • Completed studies to a Masters’ Degree level or equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience purchasing electronic components at a strategic level.
  • Previous management experience.
  • International experience is desired.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Fluent in English, German is also preferred.
What this Job Offers You:
  • The opportunity to work for a known leader in the automotive industry.
  • Leading procurement of cutting-edge technologies.
  • Flexible working conditions including international travel and home office
  • Personal development through further training and education to enhance career progression.
  • Future international opportunities across their network of locations.
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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