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Global Head of Product & Supplier Management for IP&E


Munich, DE, 81829 Corby, GB, NN17 5JF

Brand:  RS Components
Function:  Product & Supplier Management

We are currently looking for a Global Head of Product & Supplier Management

to develop a category business plan aligned to the overall category strategy enabling targeted profitable growth, customer acquisition and ROI including effective supplier management through delivery of the best in class offer for our customers.



What you will enjoy doing to be successful in this role:


  • Execution of category business plans
  • Team leadership of the product and supplier management category performance
  • Deliver agreed KPI’s for sales revenue, product margin, ROI, customer acquisition
  • Influence supplier management including new supplier acquisition
  • Delivering the best in class category offer across your portfolio
  • Lead, develop, assess and review team resource, managing performance



What you will bring:


  • Successful track record in product/category management or related functional discipline
  • Team leadership experience and people management skillset
  • Business planning and execution capability across a product category
  • Successful supplier relationship management
  • Coaching and motivational skillset
  • Good influencing skills
  • Marketing, purchasing and inventory control knowledge




Strong leadership drives tangible benefits for our business and is core to our success. Our Amazing Leaders are required to show their passion for our people, customers and suppliers. They must act with humility to create an environment where our people can make amazing happen and they will demonstrate trust by leading by example, by taking accountability and ownership.



The good stuff

Innovators and pioneers. Rebels and creators. A global organization of optimists and specialists with big ambitions for the future. You can take control of your future here at RS. We offer all the benefits you’d expect to receive in a progressive global business.

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone. In this role, we offer remote and flexible working pattern.

Grow in our learning and inclusive culture and be rewarded for your success. Whoever you are, whatever you do and wherever you are; it all starts here.

Are you ready to explore the possibilities?



We are RS

We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where people thrive. We recognize that a diverse and representative workforce is critical to our success, and our aim is to create a business where people can be their best selves. Our employees expect this as a matter of course and it is fundamental to how we attract, develop, and hold on to the best talent.

We recruit and develop employees who are the best suited to the requirements of the job role, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.  We believe everyone should be able to bring their true self to work and be given the opportunities to succeed.  If you require any adjustments during this process to ensure you can bring your true self, please let us know.

Increasingly powered by digital technology, we’re our customers’ one-stop-shop for electronic products and industrial components. We began in a north-west London garage supplying spare parts to radio repair shops back in 1937 and we’ve kept transforming for over 80 years. Today, we’re using digital globally to revolutionize the way we do business and strengthen our position as the people engineers turn to for help, advice and knowledge.

We’re proud of what we’ve done, but we’re not sitting back. We’re always looking to make the customer experience simpler, faster and easier. We’re transforming markets and the impact of technology. We’ve widened our services portfolio with innovations from procurement and inventory solutions to 24/7 product support.

We’ve been on an incredible journey, but the best is yet to come; are you ready to join us?


Please note that we´re only  interested in your skills to do the job. Feel free to send us your CV without any private information or photo.



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