17 days ago

Purchasing Global Category Manager (m/f)


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Purchasing Global Category Manager (m/f)

International technology group ? specialty glasses and glass-ceramics ? more than 130 years experience ? 15.000 employees in around 35 countries ? innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow

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Purchasing Global Category Manager (m/f)

Our Business Unit Pharmaceutical Systems is one of the worlds leading manufacturers of pharmaceutical primary packaging and analytical lab services. More than 600 production lines in 13 countries worldwide produce more than 10 billion syringes, vials, ampoules, cartridges and special articles of tubing glass or polymer. Currently we are looking for a Purchasing Global Category Manager (m/f) Semi-finished Plastic/Rubber Parts. 

Your tasks:

  • Develop global category strategies to optimize value generation for our business, includes generating the required transparency e.g. on internal demand and relevant supply markets (pharmaceutical rubber components  and plastic parts)

  • Manage and execute purchasing and supply management activities in the global categories in his/her responsibility, also including compliance and corporate social responsibility (CSR)

  • Achieve purchasing targets and lead  the internal purchasing planning process for the categories under his/her responsibility

  • Ensure the strategies remain updated and are aligned with relevant function and business units

  • Build up strong partnership  and lead price and contract negotiations with suppliers

  • Report and monitor global categories performance (using standardized KPIs)

  • Lead cross functional cooperation for global categories

  • Ensure timely involvement of cross BU, cross-functional Sourcing Council(s) for guidance and decision making

  • Represent global categories in relevant forums and meetings