Area Procurement Manager (f/m/d) - Americas

  • Little Ferry, Little Ferry, NJ, us
  • Full-time

Company Description

It's more than a job. It's a passion.

Doka is one of the world’s leading companies for developing, manufacturing and distributing formwork solutions for use in all fields of the construction sector.  The Doka Group is a company of the Umdasch Group and employs more than 7,000 people in over 70 countries.

Job Description

As Area Procurement Manager you are responsible for building up the area procurement organization from scratch aiming at addressing business needs. In this position you report directly to the Global Procurement Director. Among other tasks you are responsible for:

  • Be a business partner for sales, production, quality, supply network and technical department
  • Build up and manage the procurement team 
  • Develop and implement the procurement sourcing strategies
  • Act as key point of contact on all matters related to the product category
  • Manage existing supply base
  • Implement the category strategy and communicate to relevant internal partners
  • Conduct negotiations and tenders yourself


We are searching for a proactive and flexible person with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to address challenges in a constructive manner. In addition we look for the following qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in the area of economics or technic
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar role and an excellent understanding of procurement processes
  • Profound experience in developing strategies
  • Ability to implement global standards at a regional level and be hands-on on operational agendas
  • Experience in the fields of metal, indirect spend and freight
  • Excellent English skills, Spanish and/or German would be considered as an advantage
  • Willingness to travel (~50 %), especially in the USA, Canada and Latin America (as soon as the situation allows it again ) 

Additional Information

Doka offers terrific career opportunities, competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Account, company paid life insurance, supplemental voluntary term life insurance, 401k retirement plan (Roth and Non-Roth), AFLAC policies, paid time off (sick/personal, vacation, floating holiday and company paid holidays) and an exciting opportunity to join as an Area Procurement Manager (f/m/d) in Little Ferry, New Jersey. Does working with some of the most impressive construction projects interest you? If joining an industry leader excites you, please submit your resume and apply now.

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Doka is an Equal Opportunity Employer
A company of the Umdasch Group
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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