Category Director (m/f/d) Procurement of Manufacturing Equipment – GMQS

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 Manufacturing Technologies“ you will report to the Senior Vice President Procurement, GMQS and will be responsible for strategy development in alignment with production and the global implementation process for the assigned category. In your role, you will continuously drive financial and non-financial value in the assigned category with short, mid and long-term effectiveness. Due to the dynamic growth of the Fresenius group, the increasing cost pressure and enhancing requirements in our supply base, this role has a high impact on our overall success.

                     This position is to be filled as of January 2022

  • Develop and implement global category strategies to achieve objectives
  • Manage cross-regional and cross- functional teams and provide functional guidance and support
  • Monitor and evaluate market conditions
  • Proactively determine appropriate actions to cope with demand and market changes
  • Coordinate tactical procurement processes, e.g. RfQ, negotiations, finalize agreements etc. for the assigned categories
  • Seek strategic input of global stakeholders and align the category strategies accordingly
  • Drive supplier selection and development process in collaboration with team members and other functions
  • Initiate and implement cost reduction initiatives
  • Monitor supplier performance and develop a best fit supplier portfolio
  • Assign supplier management responsibility to category management in alignment with procurement operations at production sites
  • University degree in business economics or in technical studies (BA, MA) with an international focus 
  • Long term professional experience in strategic and tactical procurement within an international environment
  • In-depth knowledge of modern procurement techniques and approaches, including strategic cost management principles and strategic category management
  • Expertise in mechanical and industrial engineering with solid market knowhow in the respective category (manufacturing technologies, assembly lines, facilities)
  • Strong project team leadership skills with the ability to moderate conflicting interests
  • Results driven with excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • High language proficiency in English (oral and written) with willingness to travel internationally
  • Karrierelevel:
  • Berufserfahrene
  • Einsatzbereich:
  • Einkauf
  • 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: 44124

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 Manufacturing Equipment – GMQS

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 Manufacturing Technologies“ you will report to the Senior Vice President Procurement, GMQS and will be responsible for strategy development in alignment with production and the global implementation process for the assigned category. In your role, you will continuously drive financial and non-financial value in the assigned category with short, mid and long-term effectiveness. Due to the dynamic growth of the Fresenius group, the increasing cost pressure and enhancing requirements in our supply base, this role has a high impact on our overall success.

                     This position is to be filled as of January 2022

Your assignments

  • Develop and implement global category strategies to achieve objectives
  • Manage cross-regional and cross- functional teams and provide functional guidance and support
  • Monitor and evaluate market conditions
  • Proactively determine appropriate actions to cope with demand and market changes
  • Coordinate tactical procurement processes, e.g. RfQ, negotiations, finalize agreements etc. for the assigned categories
  • Seek strategic input of global stakeholders and align the category strategies accordingly
  • Drive supplier selection and development process in collaboration with team members and other functions
  • Initiate and implement cost reduction initiatives
  • Monitor supplier performance and develop a best fit supplier portfolio
  • Assign supplier management responsibility to category management in alignment with procurement operations at production sites

Your profile

  • University degree in business economics or in technical studies (BA, MA) with an international focus 
  • Long term professional experience in strategic and tactical procurement within an international environment
  • In-depth knowledge of modern procurement techniques and approaches, including strategic cost management principles and strategic category management
  • Expertise in mechanical and industrial engineering with solid market knowhow in the respective category (manufacturing technologies, assembly lines, facilities)
  • Strong project team leadership skills with the ability to moderate conflicting interests
  • Results driven with excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • High language proficiency in English (oral and written) with willingness to travel internationally

Ihre Benefits

  • 05_Langzeitkonto
Erfahren Sie mehr über unser Angebot

Ihr Kontakt

Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland GmbH
Bad Homburg
Ref. number: 44124

Karrierelevel
Berufserfahrene
Einsatzbereich
Einkauf
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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