Global Sourcing & Procurement Manager for Third Party Manufacturing (m/f/d)

Date: May 9, 2024

Location: Darmstadt, DE

Company: Döhler Group

Reference ID: 41087

Are you interested in high-quality, natural, and tasty nutrition?

We are! It’s our ambition to shape the future of nutrition.

Döhler is a leading global producer of natural ingredients and solutions for the food, beverage, lifestyle and nutrition industries. We use innovative technology to process plant-based raw materials and enrich products such as lifestyle drinks, cereals, dairy, and confectionery goods for almost every well-known brand. Close to 10.000 dedicated employees in more than 70 countries share one common goal - to ensure that millions of people around the world enjoy the products created by us.

We strive to inspire and empower our employees in everything we do, and we invite you to join our team – together WE BRING IDEAS TO LIFE.

Your role

  • You develop and implement the procurement strategy for third-party manufacturing in consultation with supply chain
  • You analyze, monitor and evaluate the procurement markets for this material group/category
  • You are responsible for the entire supplier management (contract development and negotiations, consolidation, analysis, quality audits,…)
  • You support process/system changes and improvements in collaboration with the Sourcing Excellence team and actively work on projects
  • You are the contact person for escalations and root cause analyses
  • You take care of the creation and management of supplier-related master data and price information in the relevant systems (e.g. SAP Ariba)


Your profile

  • You have a degree in business administration or comparable
  • You have at least 3-5 years of professional experience in the supply chain, especially in procurement or in the area of third-party manufacturing/contract manufacturing
  • You are a team player with strong negotiation skills, a determined and convincing personality and strong analytical skills
  • You have in-depth SAP knowledge in SAP R/3 or S/4HANA (MM) as well as Ariba
  • Your working language is English, knowledge of German is an advantage
  • Occasional business travel is required

Your Benefits

  • Culture: Friendly and informal atmosphere, family-owned company, flat hierarchies, short communication channels, and helpful colleagues
  • Impact: You are an integral part of our business success and make an important contribution to the future of nutrition
  • Empowerment: You can fully unleash your potential and have the opportunity to take on responsibilities
  • Digitalization: We maintain excellent partnerships with market-leading innovators, allowing you to access and work with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Anniversary and special payments
  • Employee referral bonuses
  • Additional benefits: Christmas parties, events, financial benefits, and online shop discounts (e.g., IT leasing, mobile phone contracts, shopping, and travel discounts, etc.)


Equal opportunities for all

We welcome applicants, who are just as diverse as we are - regardless of age, ancestry, disability, ethnic origin, gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, social background or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Become a part of our team and apply online trough our career portal to the attention of Nicole Arnold. Please note that we are unable to consider or return application documents sent by mail.