(Senior) Category Manager Excipients & Capsules
Boehringer Ingelheim
Ingelheim, Palatinate, Rhineland, DE
vor 4 Tg.


At Boehringer Ingelheim we develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals.

  • As a family owned company, we focus on long-term performance. We believe that, if we have talented and ambitious people who are passionate about innovation, there is no limit to what we can achieve;
  • after all, we started with just 28 people. Now, we are powered by 50,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture.


    Acting globally. Working cross functionally. Making strategic decisions that give new impetus to the company. As (Senior) Category Manager at Boehringer Ingelheim you’ll be on a versatile mission.

    Eager to make a difference? This is your chance : welcome to our team!

    Tasks & responsibilities

  • In your new role, you develop and implement sourcing strategies for Excipients and Capsules to set new standards with regards to speed to market, long term sustainable and competitive sourcing.
  • You constantly observe and explore the relevant markets and lead cross-functional teams to bring potential innovation to BI.
  • Furthermore, you manage the supplier base of Excipients and Capsules in line with your strategies and our differentiated governance model.
  • Moreover, you identify, evaluate and classify sourcing risks and devise risk mitigation measures for Excipients and Capsules.
  • Furthermore you are the Sourcing Risk Officer for the Sourcing Area Direct.

  • If you join us as Senior Manager, you contribute your knowledge and broad professional experience and bring in new ideas for continuous improvement of our way Category Management.
  • Requirements

  • At least a master’s degree in Business Administration and / or Pharmacy and / or Biology and / or Chemistry
  • Several years of relevant experience in a global role within a pharmaceutical company, ideally in Sourcing or Formulation Development
  • Specific market intelligence and sourcing experience in Excipients are required
  • Conceptual strength, persistency and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills in English as well as advanced capabilities in German
  • As Senior Category Manager additionally : several years track record of relevant working experience combined with specific knowledge of category strategies and stakeholder Management for Excipients and Capsules

    This is where you can grow, collaborate, innovate and improve lives.

    We offer challenging work in a respectful and friendly global working environment surrounded by a world of innovation driven mindsets and practices.

    In addition, learning and development for all employees is key, because your growth is our growth. We also offer a competitive salary, generous amount of vacation time, and numerous benefits towards your wellness & financial health and work-life balance.

    Plus, an onsite gym (Ingelheim), in-house doctor and best-in-class cafeterias and coffee bars to keep you energized and healthy.

    To learn more about what benefits could be waiting for you, please visit our Career area.

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