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Category Manager (m/f/d) Packaging

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Tätigkeitsfeld: Materialwirtschaft und Logistik
Berufserfahrung: 5 Jahr(e)
Karrierestufe: Mit Berufserfahrung
Arbeitszeit: Vollzeit
Land: Belgien
Ort: Bonn
Zu besetzen ab: keine Angaben
Bildungsabschluss: Bachelor
Ideal Standard GmbH


The role of Category Manager Packaging is to develop and deploy the relevant sourcing strategies across the business in order to drive value creation and minimise total cost of ownership. The role involves establishing and building appropriate relationships with internal stakeholders located in Europe and key suppliers to achieve goals and develop best practices. The Packaging category represents a spend of 15m€ composed of mostly of corrugated materials, timber, plastics.


  • Develops and implements, using multifunctional/cross country teams, long-term strategic procurement plans
  • Is the sourcing expert for the specified category and acts as the escalation point for major problems and issues
  • Develops and maintains flexible sourcing strategies that adapt and respond to changes in both external market and internal demand
  • Performs supply market analysis and monitors supply markets. Benchmarks industry and evaluates new opportunities to be included in the sourcing strategies and supplier selection process
  • Manages strategic supplier evaluation process and selects suppliers using a cross-functional sourcing team
  • Leads negotiation, reviews and supplier selection for major contractual agreements within the category
  • Manages change within the contract and transition to new contract arrangements
  • Develops Supplier Relationship Management with strategic partners in order to maximize value creation in line with the needs of Ideal Standard
  • Stimulates a culture of continuous improvement, constantly re-evaluating better ways of doing things
  • Develops relationships with stakeholders at all levels and ensures internal customer satisfaction
  • Builds and maintains the Packaging saving pipeline
  • Tracks status/benefits, supplier performance and compliance relative to targets
  • Develops budget forecast, cost projections and “Total Cost of Ownership” model for materials/services in the category
  • Manages supply risk through the identification of internal and external risks, and the development of mitigating actions
  • Identifies opportunities to implement best-in-class approaches to reduce TCO
  • Coordinates and drives local activities and projects to assure consistency with the procurement strategy to meet the overall procurement plan

Fachliche Anforderungen

  • Minimum 5 years’ procurement experience including extensive and demonstrable experience within Packaging categories
  • Experience working in an international environment is essential
  • Successful stakeholder management
  • Experience of strategic sourcing process with a proven capability to analyse and develop strategies through to implementation
  • Supply market knowledge and experience relevant to the categories under management
  • Experience of active leadership of cross-functional project teams across multiple countries
  • Strong negotiating skills and experience of applying these in high volume negotiations
  • Strong change management, risk assessment and mitigation skills
  • Experience with procurement KPI’s, development of balanced score-cards that link with business objectives and priorities
  • Robust financial understanding required to support ad-hoc and ongoing analytical and cost budgeting exercises
  • Experience of supplier management and development is desirable
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, lean business culture is desirable
  • Bachelor’s degree in business/ other related discipline
  • Experience in Project management
  • Strong command of English
  • Strong MS Office literacy


Behavioural Skills

  • Result oriented
  • Future orientated in determining appropriate strategies
  • Drive to succeed
  • Leadership
  • Prompt and clear decisions.
  • Strong and compelling communication to provide clear directions
  • Adaptive to the changing needs of the business.
  • Persuasive, ability to influence
  • Ability to work in a team and lead/motivate a team
  • Challenge tradition
  • Openness and trust
  • Integrity
  • Proactive

Gonca Gokgoz

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