Global Category Manager Fleet Management
GEA is one of the largest suppliers for the food and beverage processing industry and a wide range of other process industries. Approximately 18,000 employees in more than 50 countries contribute significantly to GEA’s success – come and join them! We offer interesting and challenging tasks, a positive working environment in international teams and opportunities for personal development and growth in a global company. Lead Fleet Management procurement strategy for GEA Procurement, Supply Chain regional category managers Leadership of the global and regional Category Area team Support the Regional Category Managers in communicating and executing the agreed procurement strategies Act as a link between Region and Global Category Area, member of Category Area LT Define the procurement Category strategy and governance processes in conjunction with the overall procurement strategy Focus on the total spend and the entire supply chain on category level to achieve best cost structures Identify and realize cost saving potential, set and control saving targets for the relevant categories Continuously optimize procurement processes and related key figures. Develop and implement mid- and long-term procurement strategies for specific categories Drive internationalization of procurement activities Ensure appropriate portfolio of regional suppliers Execute procurement strategy - Supplier tendering, negotiation etc. for key global suppliers in the area Ensure proper use of processes and tools Implement digital procurement solutions for the area with excellence team and IT University, Master degree in Economics 8+ years of experience in procurement processes Profound know how of international contract management (min. 5 years of experience) Cultural Awareness Experience with implementation of corporate procurement Work experience both in complex matrix and centralized organizations Profound project management skills Negotiation experience across the global supplier markets Professional Services category manager experience is essential Professional services category market and industry knowledge Systems, Ariba, S2P experience is an advantage Did we spark your interest?Then please click apply above to access our guided application process. GEA is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will therefore receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, world view, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law. Applicants with disabilities and equal qualification are welcome and will be given preferential consideration.