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Category Manager for Metals

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Paris
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: BNHN23/04-1
  • Sector: Category Management, Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 23/04/2018
Category Manager for Metals

A leading industrial manufacturer for electronic components is seeking an experienced category manager for metals to be located near Paris.

The company is currently expanding their purchasing department as part of their new strategy to sustain their international growth. They work closely with top manufacturers in a range of industries including aerospace, transport, defence and communications. This role has responsibility for a variety of metal related parts and comes with a global scope operating across the purchasing network and manufacturing sites in countries across Europe, America, Asia and North Africa. 

  • Coordinate and develop the procurement strategy for turned, cast and sheet metals
  • Analyse the global supplier network and qualify new suppliers
  • Lead negotiations with new and existing suppliers
  • Optimise procurement processes and costs across the department
  • Lead an international team of direct supports
Skills and Experience Required:
  • Completed studies in engineering to degree level or equivalent qualification
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience purchasing metals
  • Previously worked in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Good negotiation and presentation skills
  • Fluent in French and English
What this Job Offers You:
  • Join a high-tech company that is delivering new technologies to a range of industries
  • 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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