Category Manager Conti Machinery (m/f/d) - REF39594Y

Tvoji zadaci

At Conti Machinery (CM), complex tire building and special machines are developed, manufactured and brought into service worldwide. The Purchasing department at our location in Hanover-Stoecken is responsible for sourcing all required materials and services for production of our machines. 

In order to strengthen our international team, we are offering a position as Category Manager (m/f/diverse) in this exciting environment with the following tasks:

  • Ensure the timely procurement of all requirements in compliance with the Group's purchasing guidelines and the general purchasing principles (price / quality / delivery time)
  • Development and execution of long term category strategy based on customer needs and superior strategies  
  • Continuous improvement of sourcing conditions & processes of Category Manager's category
  • Holistic supplier management for all operational and all strategic challenges
  • Support and guidance of local partners for all purchasing topics related to Category Manager's Category
  • Optimization of the supply chain of Conti Machinery
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Tvoj profil

  • Degree (Bachelors/Masters/Dipl.) in business economics, industrial engineering, engineering or comparable 
  • Multiple years of experience within the field of purchasing, especially negotiations and contract management  
  • Good knowledge in project management
  • Good to very good knowledge in SAP RM-MAT and MS-Office programs
  • Very good German and English language skills (written and spoken)
  • Strong communication skills for internal and external stakeholders and suppliers
  • Intercultural sensitivity 
  • Willingness to travel worldwide, approx. 10-15% (driving license required)

Diversity creates value for a better tomorrow. We offer equal opportunities to everyone - regardless of age, gender, nationality, cultural background, disability, religion, ideology or sexual orientation.

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Naša ponuda

We want our employees to do well with us. That's why we offer them not only an exciting job in an international technology group, but also numerous additional offers such as flexible and hybrid working, sabbaticals and other benefits.

Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.

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O nama

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2022, Continental generated sales of €39.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 57 countries and markets.

With its premium portfolio in the car, truck, bus, two-wheel and specialty tire segment, the Tires group sector stands for innovative solutions in tire technology. Intelligent products and services related to tires and the promotion of sustainability complete the product portfolio. For specialist dealers and fleet management, Tires offers digital tire monitoring and tire management systems, in addition to other services, with the aim of keeping fleets mobile and increasing their efficiency. With its tires, Continental makes a significant contribution to safe, efficient and environmentally friendly mobility. 

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