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Category Manager - Raw Materials - Exclusive

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
17 November, 2022

Job Description

We are currently searching for a Category Manager Raw Materials to join our client’s team in Zug, Switzerland. This is a permanent position to support the strategic Procurement function of the business.


Operating within the consumer goods sector, you will be responsible for raw materials buying activity, with a primary focus on supporting the direct Procurement team in their operational and strategic approach to the overall business objectives.


Category Manager - Raw Materials – Exclusive, Zug, Switzerland


You will be comfortable operating in a fast-paced, project-driven environment, with the ability to adapt to different challenges as and when they arise, while maintaining focus on customer requirements and their sustainability criteria.


You will have experience dealing with different stakeholders in a complex matrix environment.


As Category Manager Raw Materials, you will have a strong understanding of purchasing raw materials, such as enzymes and flavours, and have previously conducted negotiations and supplier search activity within the FMCG or food & beverages sectors.


We are looking for a high calibre Category Manager Raw Materials with the following skillset:

  • Circa 5+ years working experience in a Technical Procurement environment
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, with ability to engage and interact with the wider business units
  • Have a strong analytical mind with the ability to conduct spend data analysis, alongside traditional Category Management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), plus a strong knowledge of SAP and associated tools
  • Fluent in English