Senior Procurement Manager (m/f/x)

  • Location: â€‹Hamburg - tesa Werk Hamburg, Hamburg, Norderstedt - tesa Headquarter, Offenburg - tesa Werk Offenburg
  • Entry as: Permanent
  • Work Area: Procurement


What you will do

Do you excel at tough negotiations and possess a keen insight into modern procurement processes? Step into the role of Senior Procurement Manager at tesa SE, located at our Norderstedt headquarters near Hamburg. Here, you'll take the lead on transformative projects, carving out the future landscape of our procurement endeavors while engaging with diverse internal stakeholders.

  • You'll safeguard our competitiveness by conducting frequent, assertive negotiations to ensure a stable material supply and manage material prices in a volatile supply market.
  • You'll independently form and finalize supplier contracts.
  • You'll synthesize strategies from the company, Business Units, and Procurement, enriching them with insights on specific supply market development.
  • You'll transform these strategies into material category strategies and ensure their successful implementation.
  • You'll be a major player in the current change management and transformation processes within the team.
  • You'll continuously seek innovative procurement solutions that support our business growth.
  • You'll manage relationships with internal stakeholders, fully understanding their unique requirements.
  • You'll collaborate across departments and countries to create and implement effective procurement solutions.
  • You'll conduct regular market research.
  • You'll ensure strict adherence to our product development processes and Procurement Guideline.

What you will need

  • You've completed a Bachelor’s degree in economics, chemistry, or engineering and have several years of relevant professional experience in an international, industrial context, preferably in the chemical industry.
  • You're an experienced negotiator, assertive and skilled.
  • You're familiar with modern procurement processes and systems.
  • You've ideally worked with value engineering/cost modeling methods and tools.
  • You understand material category management and product development processes.
  • You have experience in cross-functional and international project management.
  • You're proficient in SAP and Microsoft Office.
  • You thrive in cross-functional teamwork.
  • You're interculturally adaptable and internationally flexible.
  • You're proactive and open-minded, always seeking procurement solutions that meet customer needs.
  • You're fluent in Business English, and proficiency in German is a plus.

If you're primed to bring your skills to a dynamic, global leader in adhesive solutions, now's the time to step up. Submit your application today and be at the forefront of shaping tesa SE's procurement future.

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.