Advanced Search
Enter skills or designation keywords
Enter valid location

Category Manager global sourcing

For a client of TeamLease Services Ltd
5 to 10 Years
Posted on 09 Apr 19
Job DescriptionLast Date 08 Jun 19


  • Develop and implement long-term Sourcing strategy for global category management and Sourcing activities for a number of product and/or categories within the Natural Colors Division
  • Facilitate supplier negotiations and management of supplier relationship activities adding value to Chr. Hansen
  • Actively participate in the strategic Sourcing activities for dedicated categories, with the goal of achieving significant cost reductions, while maintaining and improving product quality and vendor service levels
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to establish and implement Sourcing strategies
  • Assure close alignment with both local and global requirements
  • Monitor supplier market profiles to identify opportunities within the marketplace
  • Negotiate high level contracts with ease, ensuring that business and category objectives are achieved

personal profile


·              A minimum of 5+ years of sourcing/purchasing experience, preferably in the food ingredients industry, food manufacturing industry or agricultural industry

·              Ability to negotiate with multinational suppliers as well as with agricultural suppliers

·              Excellent and fluent communication in English, a second language would be highly desirable

·              Must have strong negotiation and analytical skills

·              Capable of challenging the conventional wisdom, be open-minded, innovative and self-confident in the face of resistance

·              Possess good business acumen

·              Knowledge of the sourcing process and tools

·              Possess a working knowledge in Microsoft Office programs (knowledge of SAP would be a plus),especially Powerpoint and Excel

·              Must be a self-starter who can work independently, but also within a global team environment

·              These characteristics are normally acquired through a Bachelor’s degree in business or scientific fields (Agricultural, Engineering or Industrial Management or alternatively in Economics or Business Administration)

Job Role

Job Type

Interview Type

Company Description
TeamLease Services established in 2002, is one of India's leading human resource service companies in the organized segment. A Fortune 500 company listed on both NSE & BSE markets, with eight offices and 1400 clients across the country. The company at present has about 100,000+ live associates/ trainees spread across the country and have till date given employment to 1.5+ million people with an aim to hire millions more.

People who view this job also look for jobs with following keywords