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10.06.2022 | Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH | Ingelheim am Rhein
Senior Category Manager - CapEx-Project-Governance & Category Management (m/w/d)


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.


You are eager to make a difference by working in cross functionally major CapEx-(invest) projects and making strategic decisions that give new impetus to the company? As Senior Category Manager at Boehringer Ingelheim you’ll be on a versatile mission. 

This is your chance: welcome to our Team!

Tasks & responsibilities

  • In your role you will govern and monitor major CapEx-(invest) projects from Sourcing point of view, which support BI’s overall product portfolio. These investments can be production facilities, office or laboratory buildings.
  • With your experience and expertise, you work closely with the Global Category Head by implementing sourcing excellence as well as global governance principles in order to deliver CapEx projects in time, cost and quality. 
  • You drive and improve the use of digital systems for best practice in CapEx sourcing in regards to implementing, managing and coordinating the respective global sourcing reporting tool.
  • Furthermore, you will be responsible for global sourcing categories, including driving and implementation of category strategies as well as strategic supplier management.
  • You provide guidance to the respective sourcing organizations in the countries how to monitor a CapEx project successfully in terms of KPI tracking as well as demand management.
  • You are used to work independently and appreciate being a team member in a matrix organization within an international network driven by principles like Agility, Accountability and Intrapreneurship.
  • Finally, you build effective partnerships to suppliers to deliver best Sourcing value to BI.


  • Degree (Bachelor or Master) in business –administration, -studies or -engineering with a strong knowledge of Project-Management processes or equivalent long-term professional experience
  • Several years of contracting/ sourcing /purchasing experience in international markets
  • Strong project-management skills in complex invest projects
  • Affinity with digital systems 
  • Profound legal expertise in contract law (German law of obligations) 
  • Global and intercultural working experience, ability to work in cross-functional teams and willingness for international business trips
  • Strong communication and change management skills
  • A very good command of German and English


We will continue to hire talented people and we look forward to receiving your applications. As a result of COVID-19, we have introduced alternative working arrangements to ensure that our employees can stay safe and healthy, because the health of our employees is among our top priorities. At all company locations, we work remotely whenever possible. Additionally, we are now hosting virtual video interviews for applicants. During the limited in-person interviews we still have during this time, we pay special attention to distance and the hygiene rules recommended by the Robert Koch Institute. New employees who do not start on site in production or the laboratories are sent the necessary IT equipment, our Welcome Days take place online, and we plan to conduct their onboarding training virtually whenever possible.


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.

Want to learn more about us? Visit https://www.boehringer-ingelheim.com/

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. 


Please contact our Recruiting EMEA Team, Tel: +49 (0) 6132 77-173173

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