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Johnson Controls International

Johnson Controls International

Procurement Category Manager (Indirect or Direct Materials)

  • Permanent contract 
  • Salary: €2.6K / měsíc
  • Bratislava

The company

Johnson Controls International

Johnson Controls International

  • Building / Public Works, Environment / Sustainable Development, Finance
  • From 250 to 2000 employees

The job

Procurement Category Manager (Indirect or Direct Materials)

  • Permanent contract 
  • Bratislava

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Johnson Controls is a multinational company with global headquarters located in Milwaukee, USA, and offices in more than 150 countries. The company provides services to internal and external customers all over the world. In Bratislava, the office consists of a diverse team of 1,500 people, consisting of 53 different nationalities, and two-thirds of them are women.

Job description

What you will do 

Our Procurement EMEA Team is looking for an experienced professional who will be responsible for developing, planning, implementing, analyzing and executing regional Strategic Purchasing related to Indirect or Direct Materials.
Category Manager develops and implements Strategies to provide world class solutions for our plants and operations. In addition, this professional will ensure compliance with our business strategies, policies and procedures.

How you will do it

  • Provides strategic procurement programs that leverage the operations of Johnson Controls with measurable financial results globally.
  • Directs and implements region policies, procedures, and standards that support the Region and Business Units plans.
  • Develops and executes strategies designed to improve business process productivity, reduce costs and procurement related expenses while improving profitability as well as increasing our TWC (Trade Working Capital) aligned with all business units’ requirements.
  • Supports regional procurement (EMEA, APAC, and LATAM) teams by enhancing strategy and leveraging expertise and knowledge of region.
  • Manages relationship with suppliers, including managing day to day operations, issue & escalation.
  • Works effectively with all business units leaders globally to ensure alignment of the global strategy and adoption of best practices.
  • Researches, identifies, negotiates and registers appropriate service providers by region/country, to support business unit and plant operations.
  • Develops relationship with business unit regional procurement managers to effectively leverage expertise across the organization.
  • Develops business review format and common scorecard to evaluate ongoing performance.
  • Understands market trends and regulation changes that may affect our business operations and communicate impacts proactively.
  • Maintains regular communication with the Business Leaders and regions to understand business conditions and market trends to support their operations accordingly.
  • Stays informed of any changes or updates in laws, tariffs, commodity classifications, and regulations at the International, National, Province/State and Local levels to support and supply management to the team so they can maintain and understand legal concepts that govern their activities as agents of their employers and of the various laws that govern the purchase and sale of goods and services. (eg. Benefits).
  • Establishes and maintains constructive working relationships with corporate business leaders, process owners and purchasing leaders.

Who we are

At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you. 

What you can gain

Our benefits

 Besides a very pleasant and international work environment Johnson Controls offers various opportunities for future growth, a competitive salary, monthly bonus to be paid after 6 months, fully covered meal vouchers, monthly free workplace massage, winter vitamin package, onsite FIT days and a flexible benefit allowance so you can choose to tailor the rest of the benefits to suit your individual needs.
You will be based in our newly opened offices in the vibrant city center close to the river and Eurovea shopping center. The onsite facilities include a fitness center, coffee machines, canteen and nursery. If you are relocating to Bratislava to join JCI you will be eligible to receive a housing allowance to help you get your new life set up! 
Salary compensation starting from 2600 EUR/month gross (plus a monthly bonus) based on relevant experience.

This salary is our minimum advertised salary. We value each and every employee who joins Johnson Controls, therefore insuring our compensation package aligns with your professional qualifications and competencies to the open position you are selected for. 

Preferred experience

What we look for 

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in procurement roles in direct or indirect materials, ideally working in international environment
  • Strong analytical skills including ability to analyze and learn cost structure models in many different regions
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively across channels, with business unit personnel, Purchasing staff, to achieve understanding of business goals
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

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