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Our client is a globally operating trading and distribution company, active on all continents, with headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. In close collaboration with leading international manufactures, the company offers a broad and comprehensive portfolio of chemicals and natural raw materials. The success of the company is based on excellent, long-term partnerships with customers and suppliers.
The company is seeking to recruit an ambitious, structured and persistent Technical Sales Manager (CASE), to form the basis for future expansion within Central-Eastern Europe. This is a unique opportunity for the right person to become an instrumental part of the CEE roll-out strategy and to join a dynamic team with ambitious goals and an exceptional growth rate achieved in the last two years.
The company has been operating for over 100 years, yet their CEE representative office is a very young company in the region. While already achieving a steady and healthy growth record, this endeavour continues to create virtually unlimited opportunities for an accelerated career progression with a tangible prospect of becoming a member of the local management structures.
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The Purchasing and Supply Chain Manager has Europe-wide responsibility for the development and implementation of the Europe strategy for the uninterrupted supply of direct material. The individual will be responsible for identifying cost savings initiatives, project management and implementation, contract negotiations, and building relationships with all internal departments to manage business expectations and requirements. Key initiatives include rationalising the supplier base, securing approved contracts with key suppliers, increasing working capital through payment terms improvements, and improving supplier performance.
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