Become a part of the Contorion-Family as:

Head of Product Manager Private Label (m/f/x)

About us

Contorion is Germany's largest online specialist retailer for professional tradesmen and industrial supplies. To realize our vision of revolutionizing the offer for small and medium-sized companies, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people who want to become part of our team!

STIER - is Contorion’s brand for professional tools, workshop equipment, and accessories. Operating internationally, we convince customers from trade, SMEs, and industry with our leading price-performance ratio. STIER is breaking new ground in the B2B market, combining online and product expertise to support customers in their daily challenges. To make STIER a love brand, we are looking for dynamic and committed people who want to join us on this mission

As Head of Product Manager Private Label (m/f/x) you are responsible for STIER's procurement and maximize profit through your market knowledge, supplier knowledge and strategic service decisions.

Your Tasks

  • You are developing and shaping the STIER assortment and brand including prices and services by conducting market, customer, competition and trend analyses.
  • You are responsible for the prices, as well as developing and shaping the assortment, conducting European-wide market analyses for sales markets and competitive analyses.
  • You select as well as assess agencies and negotiate contracts with suppliers and establish the pricing framework to gain market share and optimize profits.
  • You take the lead in negotiating operational and strategic collaborations, including pricing, price development, terms, and optional exclusivities to ensure the best overall performance.
  • You develop and implement concepts for reducing inventory levels, increasing inventory turnover, and achieving high delivery rates involving suppliers and other deparments.
  • You develop effective advertising campaigns and sales promotion initiatives to enhance brand presence and increase sales.

Your Profile

  • You have at least 7-10 years of experience in buying and had ultimate accountability for purchasing decisions of at least €20+ Million (ideally in the tool industry).
  • You are an expert in the acquisition, evaluation and negotiation of suppliers in Asia and Europe.
  • You have a broad negotiation toolkit and experience in buying technical goods and understand the impact of product specification and composition.
  • You enjoy setting ambitious targets and exceeding them with your team.
  • You are proficient in English, Mandarin would be a plus.

Your Chance

  • Flexibility: We support you in your schedule. With our hybrid work approach and the option to work part-time, you remain flexible and can work from your home as well.
  • Work-life balance: With 30 days of vacation, the possibility to work remotely from abroad, and sabbaticals, we take care of your relaxation.
  • Mobility: Whether by public transport or by bike, we subsidize your job ticket or job bike.
  • Health & Wellbeing: Stay healthy with us! With and Urban Sports you can actively boost your body and mind. Our company events keep the team spirit up. Fruit, drinks and granola "sweeten" your day in the office.
  • Development: With regular feedback and training opportunities, we offer the tools for your personal development plan.
  • Culture: We live transparency, respect, courage, and passion. Our principles are anchored in the teams and create a unique, cooperative working environment.