€95000 - €125000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
28 days ago
Are you ready to drive change in the automotive industry? Our global client, a key player in the automotive sector, is undergoing a transformative phase, and we're looking for talented individuals to join their team as Global Category Managers. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the establishment of a world-class global category management function.
Position: Global Category Manager (Multiple Openings)
Location: Germany - ideally Munich or Frankfurt
Our client is a leader in the automotive industry, committed to innovation, sustainability, and excellence. As part of a strategic initiative, they are building a global category management function to optimize their supply chain and procurement processes.
As a Global Category Manager, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and implementing category strategies for key direct categories such as metals, plastics, electronics, and more. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, fostering collaboration and driving impactful change. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of a global transformation within the automotive industry.
- Develop and execute global category strategies aligned with overall business objectives
- Drive cost optimization, innovation, and sustainability within the supply chain
- Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business needs and market trends
- Lead supplier negotiations and establish long-term partnerships
- Contribute to the development of a best-in-class global category management function
- Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or related field (MBA preferred)
- Proven experience in category management within the automotive industry
- Strong knowledge of direct categories such as metals, plastics, electronics, etc.
- Demonstrated success in driving change and implementing strategic initiatives
- Excellent negotiation, communication, and stakeholder management skills
- Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
If you are a results-driven, strategic thinker with a passion for procurement and catgeory management, I want to hear from you!
Be a part of our global team and make a lasting impact!