We are ALTANA: one group of companies – four divisions: BYK, ECKART, ELANTAS, and ACTEGA. Global leader in specialty chemicals with about 8,000 employees, sales of more than 2.7 billion euros, and myriad opportunities for you to develop and grow. Would you like to enrich your life with this decisive plus?

ALTANA Management Services GmbH, a company of the ALTANA Group, bundles internal services and competencies across divisions. At our sites in Wesel and Güntersthal, more than 100 people work in purchasing, occupational safety, as well as in general administration, accounting services, payroll, IT services, digital transformation, intellectual property, and further capacities.

Regional Category Manager – Logistics Europe (m/f/d)
Location: Wesel near Düsseldorf

Exciting tasks await you – enrich our team by further developing European logistics and procurement strategies for air / ocean / land transportation as well as warehousing services. You will work closely with the Head of Logistics Procurement and with the respective stakeholders of the ALTANA divisions. You will also:

  • Implement a European tender roadmap with the target of regularly reviewing / tendering logistics services in the market in terms of costs and service
  • Strategically develop the logistics network regarding service provider management and costs / benefits
  • Further develop logistics reporting with the target of making the current / future procurement market situation accessible to the ALTANA organization

With this profile, you convince us – Do you have a good understanding of processes within the supply chain as well as proven strength in conception and implementation? In addition to a completed master’s, diploma or bachelor’s degree in the field of economics / engineering or a similar field, we welcome several years of experience in the procurement of logistics services and in international project management. Further you have:

  • Experience in an international cooperation
  • Negotiation skills for logistics tenders
  • An excellent organizational understanding with a strong service and stakeholder orientation
  • Strong target group-oriented communication skills at different hierarchical levels
  • A high degree of personal persuasiveness and results orientation as well as very good written and spoken German and English skills

You can count on ALTANA – By joining the ALTANA Group, you will be working in an organization with a unique culture of innovation which encourages individual ideas and talent, and promotes open, trusted collaboration. In detail: Look forward to a position in a stable company that is excellently positioned for the future. You will also enjoy:

  • a comfortable working environment where everyone knows each other personally and exchanges views as well as short information and decision-making paths
  • an excellent environment for implementing your ideas paired with constructive openness to new developments and other ways of thinking
  • modern pension schemes
  • flexible working hours with options to work partially remotely
  • very attractive development opportunities in a globally active and growing group of companies