Category Director (m/f/d) Procurement of Active Medical Devices - GMQS

Category Director (m/f/d) Procurement of Active Medical Devices

Global Manufacturing, Quality & Supply (GMQS) is the operations division within Fresenius Medical Care, the world's leading provider of products and services for people with chronic kidney failure. Through its global network of more than 50 manufacturing sites and distribution centers, GMQS manages the procurement, production, distribution, and supply of renal and multi-organ therapy products. In about 150 countries, patients and customers depend on GMQS to manufacture and deliver a full range of products used in renal treatments as well as heart and lung therapies.

As a “Category Director (m/f/d) Procurement of Active Medical Devices “ you will be a member of our Procurement Management Team with the responsibility to develop and implement global category strategies. You will manage strategic procurement processes from early stages of a product lifecycle through market analysis/sourcing to contracting and supplier development. Two focus areas here will be to initiate and lead Supplier enabled Innovation processes as well as the enhancement of our global supply base in best cost countries. You will also lead all initiatives for continuous cost- and performance improvements of our global strategic suppliers. Due to the dynamic growth of the Fresenius group, the increasing cost pressure and enhancing requirements in the innovation strength of our supply base, this role has a high impact on our overall success.

  • Lead a global team of category managers
  • Be an active part of a company wide transformation process to increase efficiency and effectiveness
  • Drive sourcing, supplier selection and development processes with focus on best cost countries
  • Involve key suppliers in innovation and product development processes
  • Develop and implement global category strategies
  • Manage cross-regional and cross- functional project teams
  • Monitor and evaluate market conditions and proactively determine appropriate actions
  • Initiate and implement performance improvement- and cost reduction initiatives including Make vs. Buy evaluations
  • Coordinate the tactical procurement processes, e.g. RfQ, negotiations and contracting
  • Monitor supplier performance and develop a best fit supplier portfolio
  • Consolidate, harmonize and optimize internal demands across regions/ plants
  • Perform budgeting and target setting for material costs
  • University degree in business economics or in technical studies (BA, MA), ideally with an international focus
  • Several years of business management and several years of management experience in procurement, operations, engineering or a related field
  • In-depth knowledge of modern procurement techniques and approaches, including strategic cost management principles and strategic category management process knowledge
  • Excellent strategic and tactical procurement skills
  • Good technical and methodical know how, knowledge of material and production technology
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Strong ability to moderate conflicting interests
  • Teambuilding competence and empathy
  • Resilience and target orientation
  • Solid market expertise in the respective category (Active Medical Devices)
  • High language proficiency in English (oral and written)
  • Willingness to travel
  • Karrierelevel:
  • Berufserfahrene
  • Einsatzbereich:
  • Geschäftsleitung / Management
  • Arbeitsverhältnis:
  • Unbefristet / Vollzeit
  • Unternehmensbereich:
  • Fresenius Medical Care
  • Standort:
  • Hessen / Bad Homburg
  • Bewerbungsfrist:
  • none - we look forward to your application

Ihre Benefits

  • 05_Langzeitkonto
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Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland GmbH
Bad Homburg
Ref. number: 39684

Offen für Individualität und Vielfalt

Fresenius begrüßt Bewerbungen aller Menschen, unabhängig von Geschlecht, Alter, Herkunft, Nationalität, Religion, Behinderung, sexueller Identität und Orientierung oder sonstigen Merkmalen.

Sämtliche Personenbezeichnungen in dieser Stellenausschreibung gelten für alle Geschlechter gleichermaßen (männlich, weiblich, divers).

Karriere mit Sinn

Mehr als 300.000 Menschen auf allen Kontinenten arbeiten bei Fresenius daran, immer bessere Medizin für immer mehr Menschen anzubieten. Unsere eigenständigen Unternehmens­bereiche Fresenius Medical Care, Fresenius Kabi, Fresenius Helios und Fresenius Vamed bieten ein breites Spektrum an Produkten und Dienstleistungen im Gesundheitssektor. Bei uns haben Sie die Chance, mit Ihrer Karriere einen Unterschied zu machen – und Teil unserer beeindruckenden Wachstumsgeschichte zu werden.

Category Director (m/f/d) Procurement of Active Medical Devices - GMQS

Category Director (m/f/d) Procurement of Active Medical Devices

Global Manufacturing, Quality & Supply (GMQS) is the operations division within Fresenius Medical Care, the world's leading provider of products and services for people with chronic kidney failure. Through its global network of more than 50 manufacturing sites and distribution centers, GMQS manages the procurement, production, distribution, and supply of renal and multi-organ therapy products. In about 150 countries, patients and customers depend on GMQS to manufacture and deliver a full range of products used in renal treatments as well as heart and lung therapies.

As a “Category Director (m/f/d) Procurement of Active Medical Devices “ you will be a member of our Procurement Management Team with the responsibility to develop and implement global category strategies. You will manage strategic procurement processes from early stages of a product lifecycle through market analysis/sourcing to contracting and supplier development. Two focus areas here will be to initiate and lead Supplier enabled Innovation processes as well as the enhancement of our global supply base in best cost countries. You will also lead all initiatives for continuous cost- and performance improvements of our global strategic suppliers. Due to the dynamic growth of the Fresenius group, the increasing cost pressure and enhancing requirements in the innovation strength of our supply base, this role has a high impact on our overall success.

Your assignments

  • Lead a global team of category managers
  • Be an active part of a company wide transformation process to increase efficiency and effectiveness
  • Drive sourcing, supplier selection and development processes with focus on best cost countries
  • Involve key suppliers in innovation and product development processes
  • Develop and implement global category strategies
  • Manage cross-regional and cross- functional project teams
  • Monitor and evaluate market conditions and proactively determine appropriate actions
  • Initiate and implement performance improvement- and cost reduction initiatives including Make vs. Buy evaluations
  • Coordinate the tactical procurement processes, e.g. RfQ, negotiations and contracting
  • Monitor supplier performance and develop a best fit supplier portfolio
  • Consolidate, harmonize and optimize internal demands across regions/ plants
  • Perform budgeting and target setting for material costs

Your profile

  • University degree in business economics or in technical studies (BA, MA), ideally with an international focus
  • Several years of business management and several years of management experience in procurement, operations, engineering or a related field
  • In-depth knowledge of modern procurement techniques and approaches, including strategic cost management principles and strategic category management process knowledge
  • Excellent strategic and tactical procurement skills
  • Good technical and methodical know how, knowledge of material and production technology
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Strong ability to moderate conflicting interests
  • Teambuilding competence and empathy
  • Resilience and target orientation
  • Solid market expertise in the respective category (Active Medical Devices)
  • High language proficiency in English (oral and written)
  • Willingness to travel

Ihre Benefits

  • 05_Langzeitkonto
Erfahren Sie mehr über unser Angebot

Ihr Kontakt

Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland GmbH
Bad Homburg
Ref. number: 39684

Karrierelevel
Berufserfahrene
Einsatzbereich
Geschäftsleitung / Management
Arbeitsverhältnis
Unbefristet / Vollzeit
Unternehmensbereich
Fresenius Medical Care
Standort
Hessen / Bad Homburg
Bewerbungsfrist
none - we look forward to your application

Offen für Individualität und Vielfalt

Fresenius begrüßt Bewerbungen aller Menschen, unabhängig von Geschlecht, Alter, Herkunft, Nationalität, Religion, Behinderung, sexueller Identität und Orientierung oder sonstigen Merkmalen.

Sämtliche Personenbezeichnungen in dieser Stellenausschreibung gelten für alle Geschlechter gleichermaßen (männlich, weiblich, divers).

Karriere mit Sinn

Mehr als 300.000 Menschen auf allen Kontinenten arbeiten bei Fresenius daran, immer bessere Medizin für immer mehr Menschen anzubieten. Unsere eigenständigen Unternehmens­bereiche Fresenius Medical Care, Fresenius Kabi, Fresenius Helios und Fresenius Vamed bieten ein breites Spektrum an Produkten und Dienstleistungen im Gesundheitssektor. Bei uns haben Sie die Chance, mit Ihrer Karriere einen Unterschied zu machen – und Teil unserer beeindruckenden Wachstumsgeschichte zu werden.

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