Product / Category Manager Solvents and Organics

Product / Category Manager Solvents and Organics



Direct spend, International, Product Related

Ridderkerk – Permanent

  • Do you enjoy a dynamic and growing environment?
  • Are you an expert in Category Management / Sourcing?

About Our Client

  • Our client is a family owned company that has been a player in the Dutch market for almost 100 years.
  • They manufacture and distribute chemicals and other solutions worldwide and have a global operation of about 50 offices around the globe and 2000+ employees.

Job Description

  • The role presents an excellent opportunity within a fast-paced growth company to make a mark in the near and far term, as this person will source and develop the solvents and organics categories for the group.
  • This role reports to the Managing Director and therefore will be spearheading the effective creation and implementation of these categories and in alignment with internal stakeholders and business plans.
  • Analyse business plans, production environments and supply requirements to determine optimal sourcing
    strategies and tactics across product categories.
  • Determine and recommend alternate supply strategies to create cost savings and/or supply support
  • Follow up on budgets, perform strategic procurement activities in accordance with the organisation’s procurement policy across category spends.
  • Monitor and forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power.
  • Monitor on forecast of upcoming levels of demand, track and monitor inventory and respond to deviations.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor degree Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Business Administration.
  • At least 3-5 years of sourcing and procurement experience in the solvents and/or organic categories is a must.
  • Preferably experience in fast paced chemical or technical environments.
  • Experience in development of strategic category strategies will be highly desirable.
  • Energetic, engaging and pro-active personality with a high drive for results.
  • Able to collaborate with and influence suppliers and internal stakeholder groups at different levels.
  • Self starter, driven, ambitious and team player.

What’s on Offer

  • Attractive compensation package.

Job summary

Sector Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector Procurement Management
Industry Industrial / Manufacturing
Jobs by location Ridderkerk
Contract Type Permanent
Consultant Stephany Aguilar
Job Reference JN-112022-5834329