EMEA Regional Category Manager – Industrial Equipment & Services - 7 months' contract

  • Contract type Temporary Assignment - 7 mesi
  • Place
  • Reference contract-30224-547059
  • Assignment start date 01.06.2022
  • Sector Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Publication date 03.05.2022
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Founded in 1948 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, Manpower is a leading international human resources company. Located in 75 countries worldwide, with over 3’000 branches, Manpower responds to the needs of its 400’000 customers. Specialists in the recruitment and selection of permanent and temporary personnel in various economic sectors, we have been existing in Switzerland for over 60 years with more than 300 employees in more than 40 branches.

EMEA Regional Category Manager – Industrial Equipment & Services - 7 months' contract

Your assignment

- Implementation of the « Purchasing plan » in collaboration with Project Managers and PPMs
- Implementation of routines with the project teams to anticipate the future actions and to improve the communication
- Manage the sourcing in collaboration with the technical teams and PPMs
- Participate at the qualification of suppliers
- Launch the tenders that are under her/his responsibility
- Ensuring the respect of the purchasing process and rules 
- Ensuring the respect of the deadline of the orders and her/his commitments in projects
- Negotiate contracts
- Monitoring of savings in the Company tool.
- Attend at the projects meetings
- Good collaboration with the legal department for the contracts and in case of claim.
- Support the technical teams in case of claims.

Your profile

- General engineer with specialization in purchasing
- 8 / 10 years of experience in purchasing CAPEXs and OPEXs in heavy industry or in engineering
- Strong experience in purchases of industrial equipment, engineering contract, work contracts
- Strong experience in the negotiation of CAPEX contracts with OEMs and services
- Good experience in the management of EPCM contracts
- Good communication and able to work with other cultures (EMEA perimeter)
- Ability to challenge the technical teams and to get its ideas accepted.
- Management of change
- Ability to bring people together and to be a “facilitator”
- Ability to work on project mode
- Very good negotiator, access result
- Curious
- Autonomous
- Italian + English are mandatory



About Manpower
Manpower Switzerland offers its customers more than 55 years of experience in the recruitment, selection and placement of permanent and temporary staff, as well as in HR solutions. Its network of 50 branches active in all linguistic regions, 20,000 temporary staff, 1,500 permanent placements and over 5,000 clients – including small, medium and large companies – in all sectors of industry make Manpower one of Switzerland’s leading providers of workforce management solutions.
Our 3 promises
“We are passionate about what we do. This passion is a motivating and driving force, ensuring excellent placement opportunities for you.”
“We care about the people we work with. Including you. That’s why our collaborations are based on trust.”
“We take on our responsibilities. For you, that means security and exciting prospects.”

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Your Manpower consultant
Giuditta Gaetani

Lugano - Ticino Region
Via Pretorio 11

T: +41 58 307 34 50

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