Indirect Procurement Manager - Capex & Equipment

EUR70000.00 - EUR75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
17 Aug 2021
16 Sep 2021
Rikard Lenkler
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Indirect Procurement Manager - Capex & Equipment
Global Food Production Business
Location - Berlin, DE
Salary - €85k Total package inclusive of Bonus
Contact - Rikard,

Are you an experienced international procurement professional looking for an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative global firm? This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and driven procurement professional with expertise in production-related, indirect, spend to join a growing global team. As the Indirect Procurement Manager for Capex & Equipment spend you will oversee a global spend portfolio covering in large part Capex, Tools and MRO, playing a key role in developing and implementing best in class souring and supplier management strategy.

Your primary responsibilities as Indirect Procurement Manager - Capex & Equipment will include:-

  • Provide subject matter expertise related to local and regional market conditions, technologies and services to support the global procurement team with risk management and decision making
  • Work closely with the Indirect Procurmenet Director to develop and implement local and regional sourcing strategy
  • Proactively work to identify opportunities to implement new processes and optimize existing processes
  • Manage supplier selection and preferred supplier list for the region and drive compliance across all plants in the EMEA region
  • Provide hands-on support and guidance to plant purchasing teams in line with new sourcing strategies
  • Deliver an exceptional cost and budget management strategy aligned with global targets
  • Deploy an effective supplier performance management strategy to ensure optimal cost, performance and delivery from preferred suppliers

To be suitable for the position of Indirect Procurement Manager - Capex & Equipment you should have the following skills and experience:-

  • Proven ability to drive cost savings initiatives at local and regional level and to implement changes and improvements to existing business processes
  • Technical commodity experience in the area of non-production, indirect, spend within an manufacturing or production environment; Direct experience of Capex, Equipment and MRO is highly desirable
  • Experience in creating and implementing category strategies for multiple sites at a regional level and driving compliance with plant purchasing teams
  • Excellent Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) skills and experience in developing effective supplier monitoring and performance tools
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-national and multi-cultural team in a matrix-structured environment
  • Degree qualified in an Engineering discipline; specialised purchasing qualifications highly desirable
  • Must be fluent German speaker; additional EU languages also highly desirable

As the Indirect Procurement Manager - Capex & Equipment you will play a key role in managing a highly technical spend area with high-cost pressures. You will utilize your skills and expertise to negotiate optimal terms with suppliers to ensure best value and performance delivery. You will have a hands-on approach to managing supplier relationships and internal stakeholder relationship with global procurement colleagues and plant-based management teams. If you have the relevant skills and experience to take on this challenging role as Indirect Procurement Manager, apply now with your most up to date CV to the link above or directly to Rikard at