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Category Specialist - FMCG

Category Specialist - FMCG

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    €70000 - €80000 per annum + bonus, great benefits

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    Shavkat Sadinov

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    8 months ago

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Global FMCG company based in Munich, Germany who work with FTSE 100 is looking for a Category Specialist to join their team. The company is going through a transformation and its exciting times to be part of it. The successful candidate will work across exciting categories globally and play an important role in creating innovative products & services.


  • Responsible for portfolio of categories that are essential for company's success
  • Strategically collaborate with the cross-functional teams to influence and create unique purchasing methods
  • Work directly with R&D to create unique and innovative products
  • Play an important part in the global transformation and delivering global projects
  • Reporting directly to Head of Purchasing
  • 20% travel

Skills Experience Required

  • University degree
  • Have minimum of 3-5 years relevant purchasing experience, in fast-paced organizations
  • Successful track record in purchasing and negotiations with suppliers globally
  • Fluent in English and German

The key benefits of the role include:

  • Travel opportunities worldwide
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Opportunities to grow internally and move functions
  • Company retirement plan