About the Role:
We are seeking an experienced and motivated Category Manager to lead our chemical procurement efforts for an industry leading construction company . In this role, you will be responsible for sourcing and purchasing chemicals, negotiating contracts with suppliers, and developing and implementing purchasing strategies to ensure the company's continued growth and success.
Source and purchase chemicals for the construction industry in Germany, ensuring that all products are of high quality and meet customer needs.
Negotiate contracts with suppliers to secure favourable terms and pricing
Develop and implement purchasing strategies that align with the company's goals and objectives
Monitor market trends and competitor activity to identify opportunities to improve purchasing processes and reduce costs
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure that products are delivered on time and within budget
Maintain accurate records of all purchases, including purchase orders, invoices, and delivery receipts
Continuously evaluate supplier performance and negotiate cost reductions where possible
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field
At least 5 years of experience in purchasing or procurement, with a focus on chemicals in the construction industry
Strong knowledge of chemical regulations and safety requirements in Germany
Excellent negotiation and communication skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with suppliers and cross-functional teams
Ability to analyse market trends, understand customer needs, and identify cost-saving opportunities
Strong organisational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Competitive salary and benefits package
Opportunities for professional growth and development
Collaborative and dynamic work environment
Chance to make a meaningful impact on the company's success and growth
If you are passionate about procurement and have a track record of success in the construction industry, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.