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Global Category Manager Logistics and Transportation

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Baden-Württemberg
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 447843/001_1563987427
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 24/07/2019

A rapidly growing and market leader in the Medical Devices sector, are looking for a strategic and highly ambitious candidate to join their newly created Procurement Organisation, based at their HQ in the Ulm area.

This is brand new position, to set up global Logistic Procurement, so that the organisation can achieve max cost saving forecasts; as they begin to innovate and continuously expand their headcount!

As a trusted category manager, you are accountable for the overall performance of the Logistics and Transportation Categories globally, be it on financial, quality, delivery time - and its related risk management.

You act on purchasing performance through the following levers:

  • Category Management of Transport and Ware House Logistics, related services plus related side categories such as transportation medias
  • Defining of global category strategy, Stakeholder-, Relationship and Supplier Management
  • Strategic Sourcing incl. development and implementation of cost-reduction measures
  • Tendering of transportation and ware housing services
  • Aligning and bench marking with other category managers, as well as with other companies with whom we partner
  • Participating to the yearly budget preparation and ensuring the follow-up on actuals

Your profile:

  • You are driven and feel accountable for your area of responsibility, with a high level of autonomy
  • You have strong influencing and change management skills
  • You are strategic and innovative, so that you can grow and develop
  • You has extensive knowledge of Procurement in Logistics/ Transportation Categories
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