Category Sourcing Manager, Wipak Nastola/Walsrode

You are analytical and structured? - You are hunting for opportunities? - You want to work internationally? For Group Sourcing we are looking for a Category Sourcing Manager for Liquids.
The last day to apply:
Monday, March 5, 2018
Nastola/Finland or Walrode/Germany



Liquids (Inks, Adhesives, Solvents)

Your opportunity:

  • You will provide a detailed picture for the assigned category based on analysis of external and internal information
  • You will define the category and supplier strategies and contribute to Group Sourcing strategy
  • You will identify and lead cross-functional projects with virtual teams across the different Wipak sites and ensure their operative success
  • You will be responsible for global suppliers and will drive negotiating and contracting activities
  • You will act as consultant for local procurement teams and ensure information flow and sharing of best practices
  • You will report to the Director Sourcing Wipak Group

Your profile:

  • You have a degree in Chemistry/Engineering or Business Administration with a strong technical understanding, alternatively profound professional experience in the relevant fields
  • You gained min. 3-5 years of experience in business and supplier management as well as market/supplier intelligence
  • You are analytical, conceptual and solution-oriented
  • You are looking forward to work in an international environment and you communicate fluently in English (any other language is a plus, e.g. Finnish, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish)
  • You have a proven track-record in leading virtual teams and cross-functional projects
  • A learning attitude, agility and willingness to go the extra mile characterize you
  • You have outstanding social skills and a good sense of humor

Location: Nastola/Lahti or Walsrode/Germany – other locations within Wipak Group are not excluded

If you feel that you are well suited for the above opportunities, apply by forwarding your current CV and references in English together with your availability to: