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Global Category Manager - Indirect Procurement

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Ulm, Baden-Württemberg
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 410883/001_1559581130
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 03/06/2019

A fast-growing and extremely innovative Manufacturing organisation are searching for a Procurement Manager for Indirect materials focusing on a range of professional/soft services. This will be working closely with the VP of Global procurement for a 10,000+ market leading organisation.

The Role:

  • Lead and improve and varied spend portfolio of indirect materials
  • Develop and improve sourcing strategies and global supplier relationships
  • Lead supplier selection and negotiation of the category
  • Being a focal point in improving the performance of professional services
  • Being a key interface between multiple departments

The Person:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in strategic sourcing
  • Experience in purchasing multiple indirect materials categories
  • 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
  • Great visibility working in the organisation's headquarters
  • The chance to work on global teams with colleagues around the world and in different locations
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