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Category Manager - Packaging

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
12 November, 2021

Job Description

Our client is working with EMEA Recruitment on a retained basis in their search for a Category Manager – Packaging. As a market leader within life sciences, they seek a Category Manager – Packaging for their Global head office close to Kassel. You will set the strategy and goals for this major global category. As well as ensuring all procurement is to correct specification, you will be expected to deliver against key sustainability and growth targets.

 This role is highly strategic and involves working with stakeholders including R&D Directors, Supply Chain Directors and Production Site leads. My client is a fast growing, highly innovative business that supplies a complex life science customer base.


Being based within the Global Head Office, you will work in an international team to support continued growth, with numerous opportunities for development in procurement and cross functionally. The business is committing to investing in employees and has great retention and benefits for employees.


Category Manager – Packaging , Greater Kassel, Germany


As Category Manager – Packaging, we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skill sets:

  • Educated to Degree or equivalent level
  • Over 4 years’ experience at a strategic procurement level
  • Experience of leading Packaging as a global category
  • Some procurement experience within either Life Sciences or chemicals is a significant advantage
  • Leadership and supplier management experience is essential, on a global basis
  • Proven ability to work with senior stakeholders – some understanding of working with production leaders is a significant advantage
  • Fluency in English


If you are interested in applying for this Category Manager – Packaging role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Sienna in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.