Regional Category Manager

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Location Office Sittard (NL)
Sector Category Management
Hours 40 hrs/week
Working model Hybrid

Category Manager

The Category Manager leads the development and execution of Sourcing strategies for  a variety of categories ranging from Technical Goods & Services to Non Product Related (NPR) Categories including CAPEX Maintenance Projects and Turnarounds. Co-develops the general Procurement strategy and delivers input for the annual Business Procurement Plan. Ensures proper contract implementation with the aim of optimizing Total Cost of Ownership, securing the product/ services quality and mitigating the supply risks by taking care for regional legislation (i.e. Reach), global standards, requirements, policies and procedures including SHE & Sustainability aspects. Manages Contract Compliancy and Continuous Improvement of key supplier’s performance.

Who are we looking for?

You have a Master degree (or equivalent through experience) in Business Administration or Engineering (preferably with SCM or procurement as major)You preferably have knowledge/experience in category management and sourcing, at least 5 years preferably at an international company.
You have project / (supplier) contract management skills and experience (for managing sourcing projects) and thorough subject matter expertise in a variety of categories ranging from Technical Goods & Services to Non Product Related (NPR) Categories that are relevant for OCI.

You excel at making analyses and you easily connect with people. Next to that you speak and write proper English and Dutch.

Our offer

We offer a challenging job with lots of opportunities for personal input and growth in an international and dynamic environment. Terms and conditions of employment as well as fringe benefits are up to market standards.

About OCI

Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, OCI N.V. is a leading global producer and distributor of ammonia, fertilizers and methanol products providing fertilizers, lower carbon fuels, and chemical feedstocks to agricultural, transportation, and industrial customers around the world.

We are the largest hydrogen producer and consumer in the Netherlands. We are proud of our long history of reducing our emissions and throughout the whole world sustainable projects are being developed.

OCI operates facilities in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and the US and distributes its products worldwide.

Our nitrogen fertilizers are essential for global food security, our fuel solutions help decarbonize road transport and the maritime sector and our chemical products end up in thousands of everyday products. We have approximately 4,100 employees. The company is publicly traded on the Euronext in Amsterdam.