Global Category Manager (Sheet Metal & Assembly)

  • Aanbod max. € 75.000,- / year
  • Functiegroep Procurement
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8948300
  • Locatie Noord-Brabant
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Consumer Goods

Over deze vacature

Our client delivers solutions, not products. It is a large family of strong entrepreneurs and they believe in personal initiative locally to drive the business forward. They are dedicated to always deliver their customers' C-Parts needs and they believe in global teamwork using best practice to provide the best solutions for their customers. Today, they have more than 1200 team members in 24 countries. They offer freedom, responsibility and development opportunities within a highly international and entrepreneurial company. At the same time they retains a lot of the down-to-earth and personable feeling.


As Global Category Manager (Sheet Metal & Assembly) you are responsible for:

  • Setting up a global sourcing strategy for the assigned category (sheet metal and assembly)
  • Drive strategy implementation steering lead buyers in the category team
  • Take the lead in managing global suppliers in the category
  • Develop cost models for different manufacturing processes
  • Negotiate global contracts and price lists with preferred suppliers


Our client is a global Supply Chain Partner, providing a range of C-Parts, stretching from traditional fasteners to complicated processed and assembled components in a variety of materials. Their offer helps their customers reduce total cost and complexity, free up capital, achieve stable quality and deliveries. What it boils down to is a seamless supply chain, where the headache with C-Parts is gone.

Our client has earned a reputation as a fast and flexible company dedicated to meeting all of their customers’ C-Parts needs.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to our client. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A competitive salary depending on experience
  • Chance to become a direct employee at our client after secondment period
  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, training and coaching
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • To work in a dynamic and driven team in which you can grow and gain experience in a multinational environment
  • Working for a world player can help you to further your career
  • Positive and open working environment in an international company
  • Flat organization with high degree of responsibility, freedom, chance to have impact


  • Bachelor's or Masters' degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain
  • 5 - 10 years' experience in an international sourcing organization
  • Extensive knowledge of metal manufacturing processes: sheet metal, assembly
  • Entrepreneurial, team player
  • Fluent in English
  • Willingness to travel extensively (Europe and Asia)
  • Based in Eindhoven (NL) or willing to relocate