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Global Category Lead MRO & Capex

Global Category Lead MRO & Capex

  • Location

    Vienna, Austria

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €80000 - €100000 per annum + pension, great benefits

  • Contact:

    Shavkat Sadinov

  • Contact email:

    shavkat.sadinov@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    JD23525_1662127088

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A leading company based in Vienna who develops innovative products are looking for a Global Category Lead Capex & MRO who will play an important role in their procurement department. The company is going through a transformation and it's exciting times to be part of it.

The successful candidate will be responsible for €250 million spend across Capex, MRO, machinery, equipment.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish category sourcing strategies, lead cross-functional strategic sourcing teams, negotiate with suppliers, and execute contracts to optimize company's competitive position
  • Drive appropriate relationships with category suppliers, with a principal objective of achieving the optimal solution and cost of ownership that meets the business' goals
  • Responsible for €250 million spend for Capex & Indirect
  • 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 Indirects
  • 20% travel

Skills Experience Required

  • Relevant degree, mechanical engineering or MBA is preferred
  • Have minimum of 3-5 years relevant purchasing experience, in fast-paced organizations with exposure to innovative and new approaches to procurement
  • Successful track record in purchasing and negotiations with suppliers globally
  • Experience with purchasing indirect materials such as: MRO, Capex, Spare Parts, Indirects

The key benefits of the role include:

  • Travel opportunities worldwide
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Market-leading salary, benefits
  • Company retirement plan