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Global Category Lead - Direct Materials

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Stuttgart
  • Salary: €100000 - €110000 per annum, Benefits: Company Car
  • Job reference: GDST
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 16/02/2018
A fast-growing and extremely innovative Medical Devices organisation are searching for a Global Category lead for multiple Direct, raw materials and finished goods categories managing a spend of over 250 million euros. This will be working closely with the head of Direct procurement for a 10,000+ market leading organisation.  

The Role:
  • Lead and improve and varied spend portfolio
  • Develop long-term strategies
  • Lead supplier selection and negotiation of the category
  • Being a focal point in new product development projects
  • Being a key interface between multiple departments including R&D and manufacturing

The Person:
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in strategic sourcing
  • Experience in purchasing multiple direct materials
  • Multinational company background, preferably with experience in supplier identification and development;
  • Well versed in commercial negotiations;
  • German speaking is a must

The Offer:
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits;
  • Clear progression
  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team
  • Company Car
  • The chance to work on global teams with colleagues around the world and in different locations.
If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion or contact +442037588988
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