Global Category Manager (f/m/div.) Chemicals

Global leader in fiber-based materials, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to its customers. 

Key Tasks:
  • strategic category management in direct procurement for chemicals
  • analyze and monitor markets and cost structures; create internal and external benchmarks
  • develop and implement strategies for the assigned categories aligned with business needs
  • prepare and execute negotiations and RFQs and set up supplier agreements
  • manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • monitor supplier performance and compliance
  • identify and promote saving potentials and best practices; drive cost saving projects
  • support innovation transfer from supplier markets to product development
Education / Experience:
  • vocational training in chemistry and / or economics
  • experience as Strategic Buyer and / or Technician in the paper / chemical industry
  • solid experience in working with professional business partners
Personal Characteristics:
  • negotiating skills, independent, international work with good judgement and persuasiveness
  • intercultural competence and excellent stakeholder management skills
  • ability to quickly acquire new learnings
  • result-driven and "never-give-up" mentality
  • willingness to challenge comfort zones
  • strong communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • English and German fluent written and spoken 


Kategorie: Einkauf / Supply Chain / Category Management
Branche: Spezialpapiere und Vliesstoffe
Standort: Deutschland
Beginn: a.s.a.p.
Sebastian Böhme
Moosstr. 7
D-82319 Starnberg
Phone: +49-8151-65499 14