Category Leader Manufacturing Services (f/m/d)

Wander AG Schweiz

  • Veröffentlicht:

    09 Februar 2024
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    Deutsch (Muttersprache), Englisch (Fliessend)

Category Leader Manufacturing Services (f/m/d)

Are you searching for a career with bags of variety, in an environment that celebrates differences and empowers collaboration, which values individuals and will encourage you to make an impact? Do you want the freedom to explore, and the opportunities to find new ways and to innovate? If so, Twinings Ovo delivers.
We're looking for people who don't just come here to get the job done, but who have a real passion for the brand and a desire to do the best job they can. In return, we offer an inspiring package of employee benefits - to show just how much we value you. This role will offer you the scope for growth and the tools to aim high.

The Category Lead Manufacturing & Indirect Services has the responsibility for the assigned sub-categories in Switzerland Neuenegg factory and may support sub-categories across our global footprint. The Category Lead will also look to continually develop the supplier base to generate additional value through managing risk, fulfilling sustainability targets and driving innovation. 

Category Leader Manufacturing Services (f/m/d)

Was du tun wirst
  • Responsible for managing Manufacturing service category and dedicated indirect spend categories for Switzerland. This includes the development and implementation of category strategies, from supplier sourcing through contract award to continuous contract performance management.
  • Manage assigned categories, to conduct tender processes with national and international suppliers us-ing our e-sourcing tools 
  • Leveraging supplier resources for optimising value delivery through total cost savings and driving inno-vation, sustainability and managing risk
  • Responsible for strategic supplier management through managing key supplier relationships andby measuring and reviewing supplier performance on annual basis. 
  • Perform Business partnering with Key Stakeholders in Switzerland.
  • Connecting and communicating with the TwiningsOvo and ABF procurement network
Was du mitbringst
  • At least 5 years of indirect spend categories in a FMCG business (experience in Manufacturing Ser-vices would be an asset)
  • Degree level education 
  • Experience in Category Management
  • Good knowledge and experience in Risk Management
  • Good Business Partnering skills
  • Results orientated, collaborative working style with a hands-on mentality.
  • Legal knowledge and experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills (level-appropriate communication), assertiveness with strong negotiation skills
  • Experience in SAP and Ariba Guided Buying and E-Sourcing would be an asset
  • Native German speaker and business fluent English
  • Experience of working in a an international environment as part of an matrix organisation
Was wir dir bieten

In addition to a great team, a sporty company culture with flat hierarchies and a first name culture, you can look forward to many benefits with us. In the role of Category Leader Manufacturing Services (f/m/d), you will benefit from at least 5 weeks vacation and we will give you an extra day off on your birthday. You will also benefit from a generous discount in our factory store, discounted Reka-Checks, delicious menus in our staff restaurant and much more :-)

Unser Bewerbungsprozess

After uploading your dossier, we will check your application and send you a confirmation of receipt. It takes time to review the applications we receive. However, it is important to us to communicate as quickly and transparently as possible. As soon as we have gained a comprehensive first impression of your qualifications, we will contact you to inform you of the next steps. If your profile matches our requirements, we will invite you by telephone to meet us in person in Neuenegg.


  • Wander AG Schweiz