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Join our multinational team, where we care about You, your individual development and team collaboration.


As a dynamically growing company with unique products and the Global Leader in Comfort and Climate Seat Technology we are a continuously envolving by developing exceptional automotive comfort and wellness products.


Be part of our inspiring future!


We deliver our products to BMW, Audi, Maserati, Tesla and many others. Our Team doesn’t only boost product innovation, but also takes your career to the next degree.







What You'll Do

• Oversee, conduct, and actively manage the end-to-end strategic sourcing and procurement process in the respective category,
• Cooperate with both corporate and regional stakeholders to standardize corporate-wide product specifications and establish and implement a long-term category strategy,
• Establish and execute category goals, improvement plans, quarterly business reviews and monthly reporting,
• Execute effective supplier negotiations and event driven cost reduction initiatives,
• Manage and make decision on supplier relationship including contracts, commercial/pricing, capacity, supply assurance and conflict resolution for the Global Category,
• Identify, establish and develop new suppliers, manage supplier relationship, supplier portfolio and evaluate supplier performance,
• Complete risk mitigation plans related to the industry players and event driven market challenges,
• Establish and manage annual category budgets and KPI’s – ensure cost savings/cost avoidance targets achieved,
• Guarantee the compliance of the purchasing process with financial rules in the various phases: competitive bids and supplier selection, purchase order process, as well as with the Code of Ethics.


What You'll Bring

• You have at least minimum Bachelor’s degree in business, and/or economics,
• You have at least 10 years experience in strategic sourcing, cost analysis, negotiations,
• You have a minimum of 5 years leadership experience in multi-cultural environment (automotive is and advantage),
• You have excellent management and communication skills and strong negotiation skills,
• You are p persuasive, assertive, and target oriented,
• You have comprehensive know-how of Purchasing methods and tools,
• Your English language skills are fluent, you will use it on a daily basis,
• You are willing to travel (up to 20% Global).
What We Offer

We specifically pay attention and support your development,

Very flexible work schedule, home office per your request (up to 100%),

Annual bonus, cafeteria, housing/travel allowance,

Health screenings, sports support, discounted canteen,

Exciting corporate events.


Positively impacting people’s lives around the world


automotive | senior category manager - indirect purchasing | Gentherm | #OneGentherm | #GenthermHungary




Gentherm Hungary Kft.

2084 Pilisszentiván, Hungary, Bányatelep 14.

You can register and apply directly on our career site: + "Apply now"









Job Req ID:  9091
Country/Region:  HU
Published:  Sep 14, 2023

Job Segment: Category Manager, Strategic Sourcing, Merchandising, Work from Home, Retail, Operations, Contract, Automotive