ratioform is looking to recruit 2 European category managers in the International purchasing and product management department within the group : Protected content
The job would be suitable for business focus and highly motivated people with experience in an international B2B mail order, multichannel sales business as product or category managers.
ratioform is the leading German mail order distributor and is a leading European actor.
The core business is packaging and other products for B2B customers, Protected content are sold in the standard mail order range and ratioform is present in several European countries.
The job is based in the European HQ in Pliening, 15km east of Munich.
The ideal candidate would already have some experience in the product management field and his/her abilities and experience should include:
-Excellent German speakers with good English as a second language
-Excellent merchandising and profit and growth focus in the categories of products attributed
-Good knowledge and Management of the whole product life cycle of attiributed ranges from selection to sale through the different channels (web, print, key accounts...)
-Negotiation, cost and leverage skills with major German and European suppliers
-B2B mail order and multichannel catalogue sales experience
-Management skills, in charge of one person (junior product manager)
-Pricing and cost price knowledge and expertise
-Knowledge of supply chain, logistics, stock control
-Team orientated but self driven, able to work in an expanding and developing German multinational
-Good knowledge of reporting, calculation tools, ERP, PIM systems, Excel is beneficial
This is a brief outline of the job profile.
There are several benefits to this job and some travelling around Europe and Germany is to be envisaged.
If you know of anyone or you are interested yourself, please don´t hesitate to contact me.
Director of international purchasing and product management ratioform
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