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Logistics Global Procurement Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Düsseldorf
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 1112- 5
  • Sector: Category Management, Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 27/02/2018
Global Logistics/Warehouse Procurement Manager - Dusseldorf

One of the world's leading system suppliers of carton packaging and filling machines for beverages and food. The company supplies complete systems including both the packaging materials and the corresponding filling machines. In 2015 the organisation achieved a turnover of €2 Billion Euro. The organisation draws on the skills and experience of more than 5,000 employees in more than 40 countries. Using renewable resources reduces the use of fossil raw materials such as oil. And because trees absorb CO2 and release oxygen while they are growing, sustainably managed forests also help to protect the climate.

The Role:

Responsible for buying the best quality, goods and services at the most competitive price. Oversees supply chain management and procurement on a local and worldwide scales. Responsible for sourcing and managing vendors. Perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers.

Accountable for the department agreed budget
Accountable for establishing and maintaining a detailed vendor’s database
Accountable for setting up and managing vendor’s evaluation system
Establishing market understanding and knowledge to be used by logistics team and other internal functions in taking logistics decisions
Owning the relation with all services providers

Desired Skills/Experience: 
  • 4 – 5 years’ experience in current discipline
  • Experience in Logistics/Warehouse categories
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
  • Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
  • Ability for negotiation and networking
  • Working experience of vendor management software
  • Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures
  • Strong judgments along with decision making skills
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Travel opportunities.
  • Versatile health services
  • Flexible working hours
  • Commitment to family-friendly processes
  • Company retirement plan
  • Individual training programmes Quick progression
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 75888788
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