Senior Manager Procurement - CAPEX (m/f/d)

  • Location: ​Hamburg, Norderstedt - tesa Headquarter
  • Entry as: Permanent
  • Work Area: Procurement


What you will do

  • Lead Category and Supplier Management: Implement and oversee strategic supplier management and category initiatives across multiple regions, ensuring alignment with global objectives.

  • Drive Strategic Category Initiatives: Develop and execute comprehensive category strategies for various sub-categories, enhancing procurement effectiveness and value delivery.

  • Optimize Spend and Achieve Savings: Take ownership of spend performance, driving cost-saving initiatives and maximizing value within global category responsibilities.

  • Manage Large-scale Programs and Projects: Lead and represent the procurement function in significant programs and projects, ensuring successful execution and alignment with project goals.

  • Champion Strategic Sourcing: Perform high-level strategic sourcing to secure optimal suppliers and drive continuous improvement in procurement processes.

What you will need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Business, Economics, Engineering, or a related field. Advanced degrees or relevant certifications are a plus.

  • Over 3 years of proven experience in procurement, preferably in a technical or industrial setting.

  • Demonstrated success in managing large-scale procurement projects and strategic supplier relationships.
  • Negotiation Skills: Exceptional ability to negotiate favorable terms and build mutually beneficial partnerships.

  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical mindset with the capability to interpret complex data and make informed decisions.

  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of engaging and influencing stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proactive and Result-Oriented: Self-motivated and driven to achieve outstanding results, with a proactive approach to identifying opportunities and solving problems.

  • Economical & Financial Acumen: Deep understanding of market dynamics and financial principles to drive effective procurement strategies.

  • Fluent Business English: Excellent command of English, both written and spoken. German language skills is a plus.

What you can expect

tesa is one of the world's leading manufacturers of adhesive tape solutions, with a range of more than 7,000 products.  With passion for technology, we drive innovation, reliability, and sustainability to shape a better future.

Our solutions make a difference in the work, products, and lives of our customers across a variety of industries, including Automotive, Electronics, and Home applications. With this, we address a broad segment of business customers, but also you as a private consumer.

You might be surprised to discover the many places where our adhesive solutions are at work, from the battery in your electric car, to the display of your mobile phone, and even in the elevator in your building. Wherever you look, you'll find tesa - holding the world together since more than 125 years.