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Category Manager - Industrial Parts

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
14 September, 2020

Job Description

My client, an industry market leader in a specialist manufacturing capacity, seeks a Category Manager – Industrial parts for their Switzerland based office. As Category Manager – Industrial parts you will liaise across a number of global manufacturing sites leading their strategic purchasing power to deliver against business objectives. My client has a dynamic and diverse business model which incorporates a wide range of products which supply a wealth of countries.


Category Manager – Industrial Parts, Biel, Bern, Switzerland


As their business looks towards enhancing their Procurement strategy to support continued growth, my client is offering an excellent opportunity for a proven Category Manager – Industrial parts to lead their operational and strategic vision. You will review, challenge and revise their procurement processes to align all areas of the business to achieve global synergy and exceed agreed targets.


As the Category Manager – Industrial parts we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skill sets:

  • Educated to Degree or equivalent level in a technical discipline ideally
  • Circa 10 years’ purchasing, procurement experience in a manufacturing, production, six sigma or lean focused business
  • Experience of leading multiple suppliers and customers to enhance procurement processes
  • Leadership and people management experience is essential
  • Previously identified, led and successful concluded projects in a manufacturing business
  • High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills
  • Be proactive in promoting Health and Safety in the working environment


If you are interested in applying for this Category Manager – Industrial Parts role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.