Overview

Global Category Manager Equipment & Machines (w/m/d)

Wilo is proud to be one of the leading companies in the pump industry and premium supplier for building services, water management and industrial sectors. By developing excellent products and solutions we move not only water, we also move the future for people all over the world.
Your Tasks
Your Key-Responsibilities as Global Category Manager Equipment & Machines include:
Developing and implementing a global procurement strategy for Equipment & Machines
Conducting market research and analysis to identify potential suppliers, evaluate their capabilities, and negotiate contracts and pricing agreements
Collaborating with internal stakeholders to understand their business requirements and ensure that procurement activities align with their needs
Managing supplier relationships and monitoring supplier performance to ensure that they meet quality, delivery, and cost requirements
Identifying and implementing cost-saving initiatives, such as consolidating suppliers, negotiating better pricing, or optimizing supply chain processes

Your Profile

Academic degree in business engineering, mechanical engineering, business administration or equivalent
Several years of professional experience in strategic pruchasing
Strong contract management skills
Strong communication, negotiation and category leadership skills
Outstanding analytical and commercial skills, combined with a pragmatic approach
Fluent communication skills in German and English language. French language skills are advantageous.
Willingness to travel globally

Wilo offers many advantages as an employer
Attractive remuneration – target salary with variable component and additional non-tariff benefits

Flexible working hours – trust-based working hours with the option to work remotely

Attractive working environment – high-quality work equipment, 3 canteens and barista lounge, free car park, job bike options

Further development opportunities – individual and professional training measures, leadership programmes

Value-orientated culture – appreciative cooperation, diversity in practice

Sustainability – e-charging stations, hydrogen project, renewable energies, sustainable products

Health management – Various programmes such as health days and screenings

Apply now via our online Career Portal stating your earliest possible starting date.
If you submit your application to us, your data will be stored electronically for six months for the purpose of the application process.

Contact details

In case you have any additional Questions, please feel free to contact: greta.koerner@wilo.com

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