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EMEA Category Manager - Raw Materials

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Berlin
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 394973/003_1551776233
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 05/03/2019

A world renowned industrial manufacturing company are currently looking for an EMEA Category Manager focused on Raw Materials.

The position has been created to help assist with the high growth they accomplished last year and planned growth they have this year. The company currently have over 50,000 employees globally and presence in over 100 countries.

The role:

  • In control of creating a regional strategy for Raw Materials

  • Highlighting key suppliers and rolling out framework agreements

  • Functional management of 12 strategic buyers

  • Responsibility for understanding market trends and forecasting for any changes

  • In charge of delivering projects on time and within budget

  • Supporting regional projects and mitigating any supplier issues

  • Reporting into Head of Procurement for EMEA

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • At least 5 years experience in purchasing

  • Industrial experience or equivalent

  • Extensive experience within Steel and Zinc purchasing

  • English mandatory, additional languages an asset

  • Experience in managing or coordinating teams

We are looking for a professional with strong leadership capabilities who can manage a large, global supplier base with the talent to streamline operations without compromise of quality standards.

You will be to be results driven, highly analytical and have a passion for customer satisfaction. You will also have exceptional communication skills and enjoy working cross functionally.


  • International relocation

  • Medical insurance for you and your family

  • Comprehensive bonus structures

  • Development training

  • Generous vacation allowance

  • Pension scheme

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