Global Category Manager (m/f/x) Logistics

  • Location: Norderstedt
  • Entry as: limited to max. 1 year
  • Full-time



 Welcome to tesa. We create adhesive solutions that improve the work, products and lives of our customers. In our domestic market, we are known by 98% of the people. Innovations and new technologies are the core of our success. Not only in homes and offices, but also in smartphones, displays, cars, airplanes or roof-mounted photovoltaic systems: One of tesa’s 7.000 products is probably sticking somewhere around you, often unnoticed, in a wide range of daily applications. tesa holds the world together. We are present in 42 countries with around 5.000 employees, operate 14 plants, production facilities and large technology centers in Europe, Asia and North America. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Beiersdorf AG, we are part of a group with a long tradition, strong values and a good corporate culture.  

Your Tasks

  • Global tenders, RFI / RFQ, market researches and benchmarks
  • Lead strategic procurement projects jointly with logistics experts
  • Definition and execution of innovative sourcing strategies and category management focused on contract logistics and road transport
  • Selection and management of international logistic solution providers
  • Relationship management with international suppliers
  • Lead price- and contract negotiations and e-auctions
  • Initiate and drive cost-down activities
  • Align activities with stakeholders across the Beiersdorf Group of Companies

Your Profile

  • University degree
  • Perennial professional experience in procurement
  • Comprehensive knowledge about global industrial logistics processes
  • Strong negotiator with external partners
  • Experienced in state of the art procurement processes and tools
  • Tracking in project management in cross-functional and intercultural teams
  • Assertive, co-operative, strategic and innovative team player
  • Business fluent English skills

We offer

  • Attractive remuneration
  • Flexible working
  • Further education and development perspectives
  • Interdisciplinary and cross-departmental career opportunities
  • Occupational pension provision
  • Numerous offers for employees, such as health promotion, sports and leisure activities, employee discounts, and much more (including tesa Bike, the company's own fitness studio, prevention options)