Posté le 22/09/2017 GLOBAL MECHANICAL CATEGORY MANAGER (F/M) chez ROWLANDS Aller à: Toutes les offres

Luxembourg (L) Industrie, Construction, R&D, Architecture, Bureaux d'études
  • Métier Achats
  • Type de contrat CDI
  • Référence 9438

 For one of our clients, a leading automotive supplier, we are searching a Global Category Manager for Mechanical components (F/M) who will integrate a new division focused on innovative technological products and solutions.

Develop and maintain robust category strategies in line with the PBU (Product Business Unit) needs for Mechanical Components (machines parts, castings, forgings, powder metal, stampings, fasteners and springs):

  • Insure material cost performance is achieved; globally and by region
  • Monitor mechanical parts escalation and forecasts
  • Identify and acquire PBU business requirements
  • Participate in relevant PBU engineering “future direction” strategy groups
  • Ensure volume leverage and supply base optimization
  • Qualify/select/approve suppliers for CASL (category approved supplier list)
  • Develop localization strategy
  • Lead supplier relationship management for Mechanical suppliers
  • Build and maintain major cross-PBU Supplier and CASL relationships, leading major cross-PBU negotiations as required
  • Lead negotiations of corporate-wide supplier contracts/CASL suppliers including payment terms and Master Terms & Conditions• Monitor supplier performance and reevaluate capabilities
  • Create, lead and monitor supplier development/improvement plans
  • Promote cost management activities to meet saving target


  • Degree in Engineering/Economics/Purchasing
  • Fluency in English is mandatory
  • About 10 years of professional experience in Supply Chain Management as a Mechanical Category Manager or Senior Global Buyer
  • Strong knowledge of high precision machining
  • Excellent negotiation skills and visionary leadership
  • Very good MS Office skills (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Willingness to travel

Pour postuler

 We invite you to submit your application file in Word using the required title format 'Name_Firstname_ref 9438' to [email protected]
Please note that Rowlands ensure you the strictest confidentiality and the utmost attention to your application during the whole recruitment process. No information will be transmitted to a third part without a prior consent.

 Rowlands offers 50 plus years of experience in recruitment and retained executive search as well as in the provision of human capital services. We have successfully completed an impressive number of job search assignments for many prestigious clients in Luxembourg, as well as across Europe. We see our high servicing quality as our strength. It differentiates Rowlands and ensures the services we provide are the optimum available in the market today. As business competes, Rowlands plays an important role in helping candidates and employers.


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