Description

FUCHS is the world’s largest independent supplier of innovative lubrication solutions, covering almost every industry and application. Our products and solutions keep the world moving even though they are not always visible. What matters is that each of our over 6,000 employees in over 50 countries is visible – their entrepreneurial spirit, ideas and skills are the foundation of our global business.

  • Develop, implement, and monitor the global category strategy
  • Provide guidance to the Category Buyers and support them in achieving defined goals
  • Define targets for negotiations
  • Responsible for global contract negotiations
  • Leading the category team functionally and strengthen the category network within the FUCHS group
  • Analyzing and optimizing suppliers as well as raw materials portfolios and derive appropriate measures
  • Managing suppliers strategically

  • Completed studies with a focus on business, industrial engineering or chemistry
  • Experience in strategic procurement / category management in a regional or global set-up or in a similar position like B2B Sales, ideally in the automotive industry
  • High sense of responsibility and ability to work independently
  • Goal-oriented way of working with strong strategic thinking skills
  • Collaborative personality with excellent communication skills and persuasiveness through different hierarchical levels to balance different interests in global matrix organizations
  • Proactive, determined, structured and solution-oriented approach to work
  • Business fluent in German and English and willingness to travel internationally

  • An interesting working environment in a dynamic, worldwide operating company
  • A secure future perspective and a good work-life balance as well as individual further education opportunities and training
  • A very good working atmosphere with flat hierarchies
  • Opportunities to participate in various health and fitness activities, such as health days, sports groups and cooperation with fitness studios