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Category Manager - Industrial

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
17 June, 2019

Job Description

My client, a market leader in the industrial engineering sector, seeks a German speaking Category Manager - Industrial for their Switzerland based Head Office near Zurich. As the Category Manager you will liaise across a global supplier base, with intense interaction with all direct purchasing activities to deliver agreed project focused objectives to enhance the corporate strategic vision. My client has a dynamic and diverse business model which incorporates a wide range of products which supply a wealth of sectors.


Category Manager - Industrial, Zurich, Switzerland


As their Switzerland Head Office near Zurich looks towards evolving their Procurement strategy to support continued growth, my client is offering an excellent opportunity for a proven Category Manager to lead their technical projects from a direct purchasing perspective.

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

  • Fluent German and English language skills are a must
  • Educated to Degree or equivalent level
  • Circa 5+ years' experience in a manufacturing, production, six sigma or lean manufacturing environment leading projects and procurement activities
  • Experience of leading a site(s) towards enhanced Procurement Strategic visions
  • Leadership and people management experience is essential
  • High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills


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