Join our team at the Eppelheim bei Heidelberg Location as

Procurement Category Manager Co-Manufacturing EMEA (m/f/d)

Location: Eppelheim near Heidelberg/Germany

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company.

We develop, produce and market food and beverage ingredients at ADM WILD. Our portfolio ranges from natural flavors, extracts and colors, beverage bases and fruit preparations to functional ingredients and food service solutions.

Your Role

  • You exploit new strategic options of co-manufacturing and establish new relations for new product categories on a global base
  • You are responsible for the procurement related management of contract manufacturers in EMEA; procurement scope: raw material, packaging, (production-) services
  • You permanently check make or buy and align with internal capacities and capabilities
  • You prepare and lead negotiations of service agreements
  • You have budget responsibility for all co-manufacturing activities
  • You work in close cooperation with SCM, Operations, QM, Sales, Legal

Your Profile

  • Bachelor/Master Degree in business studies
  • Long-term experience in procurement of material and services incl. leading of negotiations in large international corporations, both in Human and Animal Nutrition industries
  • Sound understanding of Co Man services/ processes: blending, spray-drying, agglomeration, encapsulation, extrusion, packaging, among others. Broad knowledge of markets, processes, key contacts
  • You are strong in defining processes and building relationships and have excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Strong drive for success, great analytical skills, self-motivation and results orientation
  • Fluent in English and good knowledge of German, confidence in handling MS Office and SAP
  • Willingness to travel 
  • Valid EU work permit

Our Offer

  • Challenging tasks, short decision-making processes and a high level of personal responsibility in a modern work environment with flexible work time models
  • Room for innovative thinking and growth with the possibility to manage your own career path
  • A company culture which promotes continuous learning and diversity
  • Excellent career opportunities in a world leading nutrition company
  • An attractive remuneration including a variety of social benefits like subsidized health & fitness offers
ADM WILD Europe GmbH & Co. KG
2022-03-27T12:04:04.902Z FULL_TIME
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Eppelheim bei Heidelberg 69214 Rudolf-Wild-Straße 107/115
49.3874197 8.6370414