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EMEA Category Manager - Contract Manufacturing (m/f)

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Schwyz, Switzerland

  • International player in the consumer goods industry

  • Regional category management position - Contract Manufacturing

About Our Client

Our client is an international organization in the FMCG industry. For their Procurement Team we are exclusively recruiting an EMEA Category Manager - Contract Manufacturing (m/f).

Job Description

The main responsibilities for the future incumbent of the position will include:

  • Negotiate, develop and approve contracts, agreements, supplier direction and business awards
  • Develop and support global/regional third party procurement initiatives with excellence using standard methodology e.g. requirements review, task and data analysis, testing etc.
  • Facilitate and assist procure to pay processes with implementing, monitoring and reporting of KPIs with third parties
  • Drive innovation acceptance through product development, lead time reduction, cost savings and value generation
  • Work with relevant internal departments on strategies related to changing global regulatory compliance requirements and environmental best practices

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate should provide the following requirements:

  • Academic background with Bachelor's degree in Economics, Supply Chain, Operations, and/or Management
  • At least 7 years of experience in relevant procurement and category management functions, exposure to contract manufacturing is desired
  • Experience in a global or international procurement organizations preferably in the consumer goods
  • Effective, clear and constructive leadership skills
  • Proactively seeking ways to improve personal and organizational effectiveness
  • Must be a fact based decision maker, pragmatic and proactive
  • Business level fluency in English required, any other language knowledge is a plus
  • Good understanding of ERP systems (preferably SAP and Ariba) and Excel

What's on Offer

With a strong focus on professional growth and continuous learning, our client is committed to developing the next generation of leaders for the company.


More Info / Apply

(external link to recruiter web page)

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