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Global Category Leader – Mechanical Components

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Zürich
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: CSWS
  • Sector: DSJ Global, Procurement
  • Date posted: 17/01/2018
A rapidly growing company, specialized in developing manufacturing solutions on the cutting-edge of technology, are currently seeking a Global Category Leader (for fabricated parts) to join their team in Hamburg. As a company provides themselves with technical innovation, they are looking for ambitious professionals who are passionate about the role procurement plays in product development.

The role:
  • Lead the Global Category for Mechanical Components – including definition of the Supplier Strategy
  • Collaborate with Engineering in early stages of product development
  • Head up critical business negotiations with new and existing suppliers
  • Develop TCO methodologies to ensure optimal costs across the product lifetime
Desired Skills/Experience:
  • Experience in defining and executing supplier strategy within an Industrial market
  • Passion for manufacturing technologies and innovation
  • Experience in managing buyers/analysts is beneficial
  • Strong skills in negotiation
  • Target driven individual
  • Natural leader with ability to motivate a team
We are looking for someone with a passion for technology and innovation to lead the entire category globally - with a responsibility to oversee over 30 sites worldwide. The ideal candidate will need strong communication skills with an interest in manufacturing or a passion for innovative technology.

Benefits:
  • Be on the forefront of manufacturing innovation
  • Independently define strategy across a Global supply-chain
  • Opportunity for management training programme
  • Strong progression paths through the company
  • Company retirement plan
How to Apply:

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 me directly on + 44 203 7588 932


 


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