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Regional Category Manager Packaging

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
4 April, 2022

Job Description

As my client enters continued growth across its businesses, it is seeking a Regional Category Manager Packaging to drive forward its strategic growth plans.


With global headquarters located close to Zug, our client is offering the successful candidate the chance to influence the future strategic vision.


Regional Category Manager Packaging, Zug, Switzerland


You will hold a pivotal role as the Procurement division evolves. As such, you will be defining the future strategic scope, while building a long-term supplier relationship model.


As Regional Category Manager Packaging, operating within a specialist consumer environment, you will report into a Senior Director Packaging, and help define the local, central and regional Procurement strategy for the wider business.


Through the identification and management of new and existing suppliers, you will ensure OTIF supply of direct materials in line with global costs and company best practice objectives.


You will review, challenge and revise existing Procurement processes to align all areas of the business to achieve global synergy and exceed agreed targets.


As the Regional Category Manager Packaging, we are looking for a high calibre candidate with the following skillset:

  • Educated to degree or equivalent level
  • Circa 3-7 years’ purchasing, sourcing experience of raw materials (specifically tertiary packaging)
  • Experience of leading multiple suppliers and customers to enhance Procurement processes
  • Previously identified, led and successfully concluded projects with R&D, Sales and wider Operations to implement and influence low-cost raw materials sourcing
  • High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of ERP systems


If you are interested in applying for this Regional Category Manager Packaging  role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to  for a confidential conversation please call Sasha in our Zug office on +41 41 588 1871