Category Manager - Manufacturing industry

Michael Page
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mercredi 21 février 2018
Date limite
mercredi 21 mars 2018
Faycal Lahlou
Niveau d'expérience
5 à 10 ans d'expérience
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein

As Category Manager you will lead and optimise a spend of more than €20 million.

Client Details

Our client is a worldwide renowned Chemical company based in Wallonia.

To support their investments they are currently looking for a Category Manager for the Capex and engineering categories including the spare parts and the Maintenance.


As Category Manager your key responsibilities:

  • You will have to develop common sourcing approach for the category and optimize a spend of more than €20 million
  • You will manage the Installation, Maintenance and Repair categories
  • You will have to manage and develop the suppliers and improve their performance
  • You will have to apply innovative outsourcing models to drive category innovation
  • You will participate in the elaboration of a strategic sourcing plan to support the company's growth
  • You will be in charge of extending the category coverage cross sites
  • You will have to improve procurement impact on negotiation and costs by developing cost benchmark for the category
  • You will develop, monitor and deploy an aligned Risk Mitigation plan


The successful Category Manager:

  • You have a Master degree in business/procurement or similar.
  • You understand the technical categories of a capex project
  • You have an excellent knowledge of the Capex/Investment project
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in Procurement
  • You are fluent in English and French
  • You have a good knowledge of SAP and Lean
  • You have strong analytical skills
  • You are autonomous, creative and structured

Job Offer

The Offer for the Category Manager:

  • A supportive and challenging work environment
  • An attractive salary package with a lot of benefits
  • The opportunity to work in a company that encourages self-development
  • Having the chance to work in dynamic division