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Procurement Category Manager (Indirects & Contract Manufacturing) - Europe Remote (German Speaker)

Date:  Jun 1, 2021

Amsterdam, NL, 1012 AB Munich, DE, 80333 Venlo, NL, 5928 LW Barcelona, B, ES, 08019

Company:  Cimpress Services

Who We Are:

Cimpress Services' central teams allow us to remain entrepreneurial; to stay small as we grow. These teams enable our businesses to remain laser-focused on their customers and build the tools and services that make Cimpress greater than the sum of our businesses. We are problem solvers. We are storytellers. We are forward thinking. We are relationship builders. We are responsible for company-wide activities like accounting, capital allocation, global tax planning, procurement, communicating with internal and external stakeholders and protecting the company through compliance and risk management. We’re evolving our processes and technology to support Cimpress’ rapid growth.



What You Will Do:

Cimpress Procurement is a strategic shared capability within Cimpress Services, with the mission to deliver to our businesses a strong Procurement Value Proposition. You will be part of the “Indirects & Contract Manufacturing” team, contributing to generate through this category, competitive advantages for our businesses around the world. 

Your mission will be to: 

Deliver the performance of the Category:  

  • Understand the category objectives (financial and non financial) and our Value Proposition to the business 
  • Create the approach and plans to achieve the targets, with exceptional implementation of all projects included  

Build the Category Strategy and generate Scope expansion:  

  • Develop and implement the category strategy, sharing it across businesses and updating as the businesses’ needs evolve  
  • Drive the growth of our scope and influence through strong collaboration models with the businesses  

Contribute to Supplier Management:  

  • Develop the necessary network to ensure mutual understanding of business needs and access to all suppliers’ resources, capabilities and innovations  

Manage the Business relationships and expectations:  

  • Develop the relationship and establish the governance with the different businesses  
  • Trusted “point of Contact” at Cimpress businesses for commercial and executive interaction  



Your Qualifications:

At Cimpress, we value the experiences that individual team members add to our culture. Please don't hesitate to apply even if you don't meet the exact qualifications, we look forward to learning more about you!  

  • Fully fluent in English and German 
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, financial or technical study 
  • Minimum of 5 years regional procurement experience and 3 years experience in Indirects and/or Contract Manufacturing categories 
  • Experience in a large international corporate environment with multiple BU’s, operating in multiple currencies and a decentralized management structure 


Nice to have: 

  • Analytical skills, good knowledge of business analysis and costing – TCO models  
  • Good knowledge of legal documents, able to read and interpret contracts, and involve the legal support only when necessary  
  • High level user of Microsoft applications, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  
  • Nice to have: other languages, like Dutch, Italian, Spanish or French  



Why You'll Love Working Here:

Being at Cimpress means that you don’t see work as just a building, a desk or a manufacturing floor. You see it as a chance to take a step forward in your career journey – and your life. We strive to give you everything you need to learn, grow, and succeed. Through innovation, collaboration, and perpetual exposure to what’s next, we’re always pushing boundaries and broadening our horizons. We embrace the chance to operate outside of our comfort zone to discover what we’re capable of. Some might call that a challenge; we just call it another great day at work.


We're Remote-First:

In 2020, Cimpress adopted a Remote-First operating model and culture. We heard from our team members that having the freedom, autonomy and trust in each other to work from home and, the ability to operate when they are most productive, empowers them to be their best. Cimpress also provides collaboration spaces for team members to work physically together when it's safe to do so and when in-person collaboration will deliver the best results. Currently we are enabled to hire remote team members in over 30 US States as well as several countries in Europe, including Spain, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, the Netherlands and Switzerland.


About Us:

Led by founder and CEO Robert Keane, Cimpress invests in and helps build customer-focused, entrepreneurial mass customization businesses. Through the personalized physical (and digital) products these companies create, we empower over 17 million global customers to make an impression. Last year, Cimpress generated $2.88B in revenue through customized print products, signage, apparel, packaging and more. The Cimpress family includes a dynamic, international group of businesses and central teams, all working to solve problems, build businesses, innovate and improve.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Cimpress is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, nationality, age, religion, citizenship, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender presentation, legal or preferred name, marital status, pregnancy, family structure, veteran status or any other basis protected by human rights laws or regulations. This list is not exhaustive and, in fact, in many cases, we strive to do more than the law requires.


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