Location: Madrid alcobendas, Madrid, Spain 
Job ID: 74573 

We Elevate... You

Join Schindler and help us elevate our world: Use your skills to allow megacities to grow. With our elevators and escalators, we keep the urban world moving.

Since 1874 Schindler has been a Citymaker with proud reputation for elevating not only buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. People, passion, and innovation are the pillars of our success.


Schindler is one of the world's leading suppliers of elevators, escalators and moving walkways. We employ talented individuals in over 100 countries worldwide to design, develop, install, maintain and modernize the mobility systems that keep the world's urban population on the move. We offer a dynamic, forward-looking work environment that enables our employees to innovate and excel in their chosen fields.


Join us as a

Global Category Manager Logistics m/f/d) 80 - 100%


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

As Global Category Manager Logistics you will join the dynamic Global Procurement Team to create value, by designing and implementing the state-of-the-art strategies to boost the overall value chain, create competitive advantage, and deliver cost savings.


Your new challenges include:

  • Establishing excellent strategic and business alignment by building strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders and internal business partners

  • Shaping and continually refine the sourcing and subcategory strategy to align with overall business objectives and collaborate with the global category manager and regional procurement heads.

  • Tailoring logistic strategies to meet functional and local requirements, ensuring seamless implementation and operation.

  • Driving cost savings and process optimizations across logistics functions in partnership with regional procurement heads.

  • Developing and managing a strong category supplier base, including negotiations with subcategory suppliers.

  • Monitoring the logistics market, analyse pricing trends and risks, and report findings to inform strategic decisions.


We Elevate... Your Best Self

You have the confidence to assert yourself in a multicultural environment, are an excellent negotiator and have an analytical approach. Your expertise spans project management, pricing analysis and supplier relationship management, and fuels your ability to inspire teams to perform at their best.

If you are this multi-skilled person and if you want to be “a game changer”, we will welcome you in the Schindler organization.


Further requirements may include:

  • Master's degree in a technical or commercial major

  • Expertise in strategic and category sourcing within a multinational industrial environment

  • Extensive experience in international project management and change initiatives within complex matrix organizations

  • Track record of successful global logistics procurement, including freight and customs, with strong stakeholder relationship skills

  • Willingness to travel to a minimum of 10%

  • Business proficiency in English, other languages are a plus


We Elevate... You

You will get immediate access to a variety of benefits by working for a TOP employer:

  • We offer a position in a future-oriented industry with a diverse product range as well as attractive and performance-related remuneration
  • Development opportunities: You will start with a job-specific onboarding program and will be supported by us through technical and soft skills development programs
  • Work-life balance: We support you in managing your professional and personal life through flexible working hours
  • Corporate benefits: You will have the opportunity to benefit from attractive employee discounts
  • Diversity: We promote and foster a culture of diversity

Can You Elevate Us?

Be part of a highly driven organization where high performance connects people and is a vital part of achieving strong business results. Please send us your complete application documents (CV, Reference Letters and University Diplomas).



At Schindler Group we value inclusion and diversity, and practice equity to create equal opportunities for all. We endeavor that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnic background, color, religious affiliation, union affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, nationality, genetics and health or disability.



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