Category Manager (EIC)

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG
  • Zürich, Schweiz
  • Work experience
  • Purchasing, Materials Management, Logistics
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About us

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global market leader in energy from waste (EfW) and renewable gas. HZI acts as an engineering, procurement and construction contractor and project developer, delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological EfW recovery. HZI’s Service Group combines its own research and development with comprehensive manufacturing and erection capabilities to support our clients throughout the entire life cycle of their plant.

Your responsibilities

  • You lead market research and Supplier qualification
  • You plan and implement long-term development sourcing strategies
  • You build and maintain long-term relationships with Suppliers
  • You negotiate with suppliers to ensure maximum profitability and minimum risk for the company and projects
  • You place appropriate Purchase orders
  • You ensure achievement of relevant procurement KPI’s

Your experiences

  • BA in business administration, procurement or similar relevant field with 3+ years’ experience in international Category Management & Supplier Development, preferably in Power or Engineering industries
  • Electrical technical knowledge is an asset
  • Advanced and proven negotiation skills
  • Proven record on Sourcing strategy implementation and Supplier relationship management
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Solid analytical and critical thinker
  • Strong understanding of supply contract legal terms
  • Good knowledge of SAP, eProcurement & MS-Office solutions
  • Multilingual with professional English (B2-C2) additional language is a plus

We offer

  • Responsible challenge with diversified field of activity
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international Company
  • Personal development opportunities through own Inova Academy
  • Opportunity to gain an insight into various technical disciplines
  • Excellent employment conditions
  • Attractive working place (central, good transport links)
  • Modern infrastructure


Do you have any questions? Please contact us.
We look forward to receiving your application.

For HR agencies: Please note that we do not accept applications coming from agencies. Thank you.
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