Category Manager (m/f/d) in the area of Strategic Purchasing (Light-Alloy Castings)

  • Schwalbach
  • Eingestellt: 18. Juni 2021
  • Bewerbungsschluss: 18. Juni 2022
    Jobbeschreibung:

    Vitesco Technologies is a leading international developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art powertrain technologies for sustainable mobility. With smart system solutions and components for electric, hybrid and internal combustion vehicles, Vitesco Technologies makes mobility clean, efficient and affordable. The product range includes electric drives, electronic control units, sensors and actuators, and exhaust-gas aftertreatment solutions. In 2019, Vitesco Technologies, a Continental business area, recorded sales of EUR 7.8 billion and employs almost 40,000 people at around 50 locations worldwide. Vitesco Technologies is headquartered in Regensburg, Germany.

    The position of the Category Manager (m/f/d) belongs to our central strategic purchasing unit and is of particular importance to the overall success of the company. You will be responsible for pricing and strategy of all supplied light-alloy casting components for all related Business Units within Vitesco Technologies. The main tasks will be including:

    Job description:

    • Responsibility for the target achievement of the corresponding project or suppliers
    • Implementation of professional negotiation concept in sourcing process
    • Driving annual negotiations to constantly improve the cost situation of Vitesco Technologies
    • Driving the strategy execution process with cross functional partners and implementing the strategy in Business Units
    • Bundling the demand for Light Alloy Castings and achieve best market conditions
    • Actively influencing the sourcing process during development phase by sourcing decision, supplier selection, negotiation of prices and capacity and closure of contracts
    • Ensuring fulfillment of Vitesco requirements with legally binding contracts
    • Supplier Risk Management in case of supplier insolvencies

    Job requirements:

    • Completed studies within a technical / commercial field, e.g. Business Engineering or equivalent qualification
    • First experience in the relevant field of work, ideally in the area of purchasing
    • Confident handling of the MS-Office package (especially Excel)
    • Fluent English and German language skills (written and spoken)
    • Confident standing and negotiation skills
    • Willingness to travel around 20%

      Applications from severely handicapped people are welcome.

    Vitesco Technologies is a leading international developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art powertrain technologies for sustainable mobility. With smart system solutions and components for electric, hybrid and internal combustion vehicles, Vitesco Technologies makes mobility clean, efficient and affordable. The product range includes electric drives, electronic control units, sensors and actuators, and exhaust-gas aftertreatment solutions. In 2019, Vitesco Technologies, a Continental business area, recorded sales of EUR 7.8 billion and employs almost 40,000 people at around 50 locations worldwide. Vitesco Technologies is headquartered in Regensburg, Germany.

    The position of the Category Manager (m/f/d) belongs to our central strategic purchasing unit and is of particular importance to the overall success of the company. You will be responsible for pricing and strategy of all supplied light-alloy casting components for all related Business Units within Vitesco Technologies. The main tasks will be including:

    Job description:

    • Responsibility for the target achievement of the corresponding project or suppliers
    • Implementation of professional negotiation concept in sourcing process
    • Driving annual negotiations to constantly improve the cost situation of Vitesco Technologies
    • Driving the strategy execution process with cross functional partners and implementing the strategy in Business Units
    • Bundling the demand for Light Alloy Castings and achieve best market conditions
    • Actively influencing the sourcing process during development phase by sourcing decision, supplier selection, negotiation of prices and capacity and closure of contracts
    • Ensuring fulfillment of Vitesco requirements with legally binding contracts
    • Supplier Risk Management in case of supplier insolvencies

    Job requirements:

    • Completed studies within a technical / commercial field, e.g. Business Engineering or equivalent qualification
    • First experience in the relevant field of work, ideally in the area of purchasing
    • Confident handling of the MS-Office package (especially Excel)
    • Fluent English and German language skills (written and spoken)
    • Confident standing and negotiation skills
    • Willingness to travel around 20%

      Applications from severely handicapped people are welcome.