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Procurement Category Manager - Trader (f/m/d)

Do you feel like building a global champion in the field of engineering plastics? Then apply for a job with us! Envalior Deutschland GmbH is already a global leader in the development, production and sale of engineering plastics for use in diverse industries such as automotive, electrical and electronics, and sports and leisure. As a strong partner to these industries, we drive developments in our industry. This also includes the sustainability of our processes and products. As a global company, we live a strong value system: diversity, creativity, working as a team are just a few of them. United, In order to continue to be successful, we are looking for you. If you have a sense of adventure, shape the future with us! Are you curious? Then contact us.

The Challenge


The Global Procurement department of Envalior manages the raw material flow and is accountable for purchasing strategy, contract management and pricing/purchase requisition with Envalior's organization. We are looking for exceptional candidates to join the team in the capacity of Procurement Commodity Manager/TRADER. This position will implement and realize the strategy for Direct Spend for the Category, within corporate requirements and guidelines, in order to ensure results an all KPI's as defined within Envalior, and to contribute to the overall result for Envalior. There will be 10-20% travel, which could include international travel.

Job Highlights


  • Live within the assigned market to identify cutting edge opportunities
  • Fully engaged in spot markets for value optimization
  • Define and validate global sourcing strategy for assigned category
  • Lead complex supplier negotiations
  • Implement risk management strategies
  • Manage price risk exposure
  • Build and maintain key relationships with suppliers, trading companies and producers
  • Develop and present analysis to management to support future trading/purchasing positions
  • Partner with management to implement commodity opportunities
  • Track and communicate the developments in the market and relevant market intelligence, including supply and Jemand balance and competitor activities
  • Direct contract Implementation activity with regional contract managers
  • Manage/evaluate contract compliance, and supplier performance and take necessary corrective actions
  • Participate in supplier audit



  • Education requirement: Bachelor's degree in an Engineering and/or business discipline. Masters degree preferred
  • Several years of experience in supply chain and/or procurement with a global company
  • Experience in chemical commodity purchasing and/or trading
  • B2B experience a strong plus
  • Energetic, self-starter with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Results- oriented and strong analytical skills
  • Strong systems knowledge, including reporting tools and MS Office Suite
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills, as well as, relationship building skills
  • Very good English language skills (CV in english please)

Location is Düsseldorf, Germany

Contract type:Regular  


What we offer you


Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program.
Comprehensive Benefits: We provide a variety of benefits to support your financial security, health and wellbeing including retirement plans, health programs, life insurance and medical care.
Work-Life & Flexibility: We support you in maintaining a balance between working hours and personal life. 
Training & Development: We are committed to your professional and personal development and encourage you in the ongoing pursuit of education, training and knowledge through both formal and informal learning.

Diversity: For us, talent matters, we welcome everyone who commits to our values. We strongly believe that including diverse perspectives makes us more innovative and enhances our competitiveness. Therefore, we embrace the uniqueness of every single individual and are truly committed to supporting our people in developing their individual potential.

Your contact person for questions is your recruiting team.

Requisition ID:  5596

Dormagen, NW, DE, 41540

Business Unit / Group Function:  High Performance Materials
Work Arrangement:  Partially remote
Level of Experience:  Intermediate

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Procurement, Supply Chain, Electrical, Operations, Marketing, Engineering

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