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Procurement Category Manager, Raw Materials - Europe Remote

Date:  May 15, 2022

Barcelona, B, ES, 08019

Company:  Cimpress Services

Who We Are:

Cimpress Services' central teams allow us to remain entrepreneurial; to stay small as we grow. These teams enable our businesses to remain laser-focused on their customers and build the tools and services that make Cimpress greater than the sum of our businesses. We are problem solvers. We are storytellers. We are forward thinking. We are relationship builders. We are responsible for company-wide activities like accounting, capital allocation, global tax planning, procurement, communicating with internal and external stakeholders and protecting the company through compliance and risk management. We’re evolving our processes and technology to support Cimpress’ rapid growth.

What You Will Do:

  • Plan annual tenders, improvements projects and negotiations calendar aligned with category and BUs’ priority list
  • Identify opportunities and prepare RFIs/RFQs, as well as working on continuous improvement programs
  • Develop Category Procurement strategies. Including: scoping, industry analysis, business requirements, risk assessment, stakeholder mapping, category plans
  • Implement price negotiations in multiple formats and co-lead negotiations award
  • Keep suppliers engaged with Cimpress to improve results. Coordinate supplier work for quality issues resolution
  • Suggests alternatives for new products by supervising and understanding industry trends
  • Assure NDAs, Contracts and Terms & Conditions are signed and up to date
  • You will also be the key liaison between BUs and suppliers for issue’s management, continuous improvement initiatives, commercial and other relevant topics

Your Qualifications: Studies & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Financial or Technical study
  • Minimum of 5 years regional Procurement experience
  • Experience in a constantly evolving, global matrixed organization
  • Analytical skills, good knowledge of business analysis and costing – TCO models. Basic knowledge of legal documents - able to read and interpret contracts, only involving legal support when vital
  • Available for global travel up-to 20% of the time, with peaks of 30%

Nice to Have:

  • Other languages are a plus, preferably German, Italian, French and Mandarin
  • 2 years’ experience in Packaging, Graphic Printing or Signage categories
  • Effective interpersonal skills. Ability to clearly communicate thoughts and ideas, both verbally and in writing
  • People Leadership skills required to work with a broad spectrum of experience levels, abilities, business levels and communication methods

Why You’ll Love Working Here:

Being at Cimpress means that you don’t see work as just a building, a desk or a manufacturing floor. You see it as a chance to take a step forward in your career journey – and your life. We strive to give you everything you need to learn, grow, and succeed. Through innovation, collaboration, and perpetual exposure to what’s next, we’re always pushing boundaries and broadening our horizons. We embrace the chance to operate outside of our comfort zone to discover what we’re capable of. Some might call that a challenge; we just call it another great day at work.


About Us:

Led by founder and CEO Robert Keane, Cimpress invests in and helps build customer-focused, entrepreneurial mass customization businesses. Through the personalized physical (and digital) products these companies create, we empower over 17 million global customers to make an impression. Last year, Cimpress generated $2.88B in revenue through customized print products, signage, apparel, packaging and more. The Cimpress family includes a dynamic, international group of businesses and central teams, all working to solve problems, build businesses, innovate and improve.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Cimpress is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, nationality, age, religion, citizenship, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender presentation, legal or preferred name, marital status, pregnancy, family structure, veteran status or any other basis protected by human rights laws or regulations. This list is not exhaustive and, in fact, in many cases, we strive to do more than the law requires.

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