Category Manager Electronics

Category Manager Electronics

Job ID:  20901

Tlajomulco de Zuñiga, MX

The Category Manager is actively supporting the Category Management in defining a fitting supplier strategy and takes over responsibility for negotiations with suppliers to achieve best market conditions in the respective area.
Your tasks will be including:
Supporting the development of material and suppliers’ strategy by conducting market analysis, closely collaborating with cross-functional partners as well as documenting and implementing accordingly
Initiation of the new Supplier Introduction Process
Definition of the annual supplier list for the respective material groups
Actively influencing the sourcing process during development phase through supplier selection, negotiating prices and commercial conditions and preparing sourcing decision sheets
Performing annual negotiations to constantly improve the cost situation in case of an escalation, including negotiating changes with suppliers and applying negotiation concepts
Ensuring fulfillment of all necessary requirements by negotiating and concluding legally binding contracts with the respective suppliers 
Ensuring in-time implementation of correct data in the respective IT-systems
Responsible for monthly controlling and correction of local data and target achievement
Job Requirements:
Completed degree in economics, engineering or in a similar field of study.
Several years of professional experience in the area of Purchasing or Category Management, resp. sourcing processes
Several years of experience in the development of strategic approaches and conducting negotiations
Very good knowledge of the MS Office programs
Business fluent English language skills (written and spoken)
Experienced in intercultural, worldwide collaborations
Very good negotiation skills
Independent, structured and analytical way of working as well as the ability to capture complex information and present it visually
Willingness to travel 




Working Time: Full Time 


Business Unit: Central Functions 


Department: Purchasing


Your Contact Partner: Sofía Villalobos 

Vitesco Technologies is a leading international developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art powertrain technologies for sustainable mobility. With smart system solutions and components for electric, hybrid and internal combustion drivetrains, Vitesco Technologies makes mobility clean, efficient, and affordable. The product range includes electrified drivetrain systems, electronic control units, sensors and actuators, and exhaust -gas aftertreatment solutions. In 2021, Vitesco Technologies recorded sales of €8.3 billion and employs around 37,000 employees at about 50 locations worldwide. Vitesco Technologies is headquartered in Regensburg, Germany.