Senior Global Category Leader (m/f/d)

Sourcing Jenbach, Austria


We are looking for a Senior Global Category Leader (m/f/d) to join our Procurement Team at INNIO. The Senior Global Category Leader (m/f/d) is a key role within the Direct Material Procurement Team and carries a high level of responsibility. Concerning both strategic and operational procurement activities. The successful candidate will have significant technical and commercial experience from working within a high value product, production and development environment. 

What we offer:

  • An innovative and international working environment
  • Flexible working time model (depending on position and role)
  • Health We Care Program – including company sport activities
  • Moving cost support for new employees in accordance with policy
  • Good connections to public transport – station in direct proximity
  • Transportation cost support in accordance with policy
  • One of the best canteens in the area with healthy and various meals
  • Attractive location in the heart of the alps which provides various outdoor sport and other leisure possibilities

Your Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and lead INNIO procurement strategies for assigned categories
  • Develop negotiation strategies and lead negotiations to achieve aligned goals and objectives
  • Lead supplier selection, support supplier development and ensure high quality supplier relationships & operational management
  • Understand and drive for procurement solutions which meet both business compliance and sustainability commitments
  • Drive procurement initiatives which consistently provide improved cost position including best cost country supplier selection, improved productivity & rationalization of supply base
  • Drive for supplier lead time reduction, on-time delivery, and quality improvements
  • Interface with INNIO internal business leaders and functional owners to validate procurement strategies and reach approval
  • Proactively support project leaders in New Product Introductions. Drive for the achievement of procurement related product requirements (e.g., target costs etc.)

Your Profile:

  • Very strong working experience in strategic procurement, supply chain or a technical role within an international company operating in a relevant industry to INNIO
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business management related discipline
  • An excellent technical aptitude, complemented by strong business acumen, as well as influencing, negotiation and facilitating skills. Knowledge of reciprocating engines and/or the power generation sector is of advantage
  • Experienced in project management with strong communication & presentation skills
  • Strong customer service mindset, team player mentality with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Fluent in English, German and/or other language skills are an advantage
  • Very good MS-Office skills with especially advanced MS-Excel skills
  • Willingness to travel at least 20% of the time to our global supply base

The base pay is composed of the amount according to the Austrian collective agreement which is at least EUR 3.790,58 gross per month (x 14) and an over payment depending on your qualifications and experience.