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Senior Global Category Manager (Steel + Mechanics)) Switzerland – (m/w/d) – 100% | (Re-)Location: Rheintal, Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland


CONCAPE is a specialized personnel consulting firm. We are managing a vacancy for a world-leading production company based in SWITZERLAND active in E-Mobility, electronic devices, and groundbreaking new technologies.

Job Location and Details

  • Location: Rheintal, Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland (near Lake Constance)
  • Workload: 100%
  • Home Office: 2 days per week

Position: Senior Global Category Manager

  • Responsibilities include conceptualizing and executing global sourcing strategies in a high-tech environment.
  • The categories cover Steel + Mechanics.



  • Assessing competitive “best cost” procurement markets and partners for Steel + Mechanics actuators and components.
  • Developing and executing Global Sourcing strategies for assigned direct categories (locations in Switzerland, Eastern Europe, Asia).
  • Acting as a sparring partner and change agent for internal stakeholders in procurement categories, identifying early trends and action fields.
  • Continuously monitoring the performance of material costs and supplier base regarding cost reduction, quality, delivery capability, and risk analysis.
  • International price negotiations, shaping purchasing conditions, and contracts for production materials.
  • Analyzing and optimizing existing purchasing processes in collaboration with internal stakeholders and managing the reporting system to ensure compliance with purchasing and business objectives.


Talente und Erfahrungen welche Sie idealerweise mitbringen:

  • Significant professional experience in strategic purchasing (+5-10 years).
  • Ideally, experience in developing structures & processes in an international environment.
  • Experience in global matrix organizations is desirable.
  • Business-level English proficiency.
  • Enjoyment in the development, design, and structuring of processes in strategic purchasing.


From Interview to Relocation – CONCAPE’s Support

  • CONCAPE will support you in every step from the first interview to successful relocation, allowing you to focus 100% on the application process.

Next Steps

  • You can apply directly via LinkedIn.
  • For any questions, we are available via LinkedIn.
  • We look forward to connecting with you.

Your Contact

  • Fabian Schaad
  • Recruiting Specialist & Owner


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