Hiring: Team Leader and Sourcing Category Manager

Great multinational environment, serious responsibility, team spirit, really competitive compensation package. Have a look at this job.

Team Leader

and Sourcing Category Manager (Plastics)

The Company

The company is a global industrial equipment manufacturer with a leadership position in its sector and revenues in excess of €700m in 2010.  It has a substantial manufacturing presence in Hungary.


Surrounding of Budapest


Really competitive base salary, annual bonus, cafeteria, lap top, mobile, fuel contribution

The position

TheCategory Manager belongs to the Sourcing team based near Budapest and reports to the Sourcing Manager for Hungary. The following applies to the Category Manager position:

  • Manage the Plastics category with annual spend of €14m
  • Manage a small team of specialists : Tool Engineer, Senior Purchaser and a Sourcing Project Manager
  • In addition to managing a large supplier base, the Category Manager needs to forge very close relationships with a small number of strategic suppliers
  • Furthermore, CatMan has a close cooperation with the technical departments to secure successful implementation of new product developments at suppliers
  • Frequent international cooperation with the company’s other departments and subsidiaries and foreign suppliers but limited travel is expected

The requirements

  • Solid sourcing experience, preferably from a multinational manufacturing company
  • A personality type which proactively takes ownership and charge of results and resolves problems.  Should not rely on overt directions from his/her manager.  Clear evidence of this kind of personality type and associated behavior has to be present
  • Excellent ability to build high level business relationships.  With strategic suppliers the Category Manager always has to apply the correct mix of empathy and toughness, which will vary from situation to situation
  • Very strong project management skills
  • Structured problem solving and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly absorb technical information
  • Advanced English skills both spoken and written
  • University degree

To apply for the job please send your CV in English to: beszerzes@beszerzes.hu