Category Manager Plastic Transformation (Package & Glass)
Purchasing & Sourcing
Santa Lucia di Piave, Italy
Join us where great consumer experiences begin.
By creating desirable solutions and great experiences that enrich people’s daily lives and the health of our planet, we want to be a driving force in delivering enjoyable and sustainable living. We go to work every day determined to shape living for the better – for our customers and for the health of our planet.
For that, we employ great people from a wide variety of backgrounds – not just because it’s the right thing to do, but also because we believe that diverse perspectives make our business stronger and more innovative. If you share our values, come find your place in our global community. Meet us on @lifeatelectrolux and career.electroluxgroup.com to learn more.
Directly reporting to the Group Purchasing Director, Glass & Packaging, you will have the category ownership (from strategy definition to following up running business, from scouting suppliers to innovations) for materials and components included in the category Glass and Package area.
•Working in collaboration with Product Line Purchasing and Business Area Purchasing to build and deploy a category strategy that aligns all Product Line and Business Areas requirements supporting new project timing execution.
•Managing the business strategically with the objective to leverage, promote complexity reduction, modularization, cost performance and innovation driving and ensuring productivity targets.
•Demonstrated ability to develop and retain strong supplier relationships with 360 degrees approach (focusing on cost, quality, delivery, sustainability, risk management, innovation…) and extensive negotiation skills.
•Managing relationships / partnerships with cross functional teams and internal stakeholders in different BA.
•Responsible of BU definition and implementation, Cost Model, NOWC extension, suppliers base definition.
•Managing and evaluating contractual agreement terms to ensure compliance.
•Addressing / supporting resolution to supplier driven performance issues as well as activities on supplier development and improvement.
•Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Finance, Business Management, or Equivalent.
•3-5 years of relevant, progressive strategic sourcing, category management or equivalent; leadership experience required as well as target oriented.
•Strategic approach and open-minded person focus on finding solutions and on continuous improvement.
•Strong soft skills in managing relationships with both external and internal stakeholders inside a global environment and at different level.
•Ability to manage large data sets, and convert to actionable information / intelligence.
•Required languages: Fluent English written and spoken.
At Electrolux, we take responsibility for our development in a supportive environment where we embrace our differences and learn from each other. In a truly multicultural setting, we shape living for the better and create remarkable experiences for employees and consumers, all around the globe.
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Electrolux is a leading global appliance company that has shaped living for the better for more than 100 years. We reinvent taste, care and wellbeing experiences for millions of people, always striving to be at the forefront of sustainability in society through our solutions and operations. Under our brands, including Electrolux, AEG and Frigidaire, we sell approximately 60 million household products in approximately 120 markets every year. In 2020 Electrolux had sales of SEK 116 billion and employed 48,000 people around the world. For more information go to www.electroluxgroup.com.