Buyer (m/f)

15 Apr 2016
27 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Management of procurement activities on international procurement markets for different categories, including tendering, bid evaluation, negotiation and contract management
  • Working closely with the technical expert within a cross-functional category teams, including shared responsibility to achieve common goals
  • Definition, analytical development and continuous adaptation and support implementation of the category procurement strategy
  • Ongoing development of the category regarding the realization of potential savings, business process improvement, standardization of specifications, develop partnerships, increasing levels of automation, etc.
  • Development, negotiation, and conclusion of framework contracts, enabling volume bundling and simplified order processing
  • Optimization of the supplier portfolio (vendor consolidation, development and management)
  • Lead or participate in category-specific deep dives to identify potential cost savings, support the implementation of the identified savings measurers
  • Maintaining the ERP- System (SAP) to secure project- budget and generate cost transparency
  • Ensuring that compliance requirements within the procurement process have been are met for all products within the category

  • Extensive experience in purchasing, a good technical understanding of the main components of the systems as well as a good overview of the relevant supplier markets
  • Methodical and analytical knowledge and experience in design, develop and use of modern procurement processes, structures, and analysis tools
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating value-maximizing contracts
  • Strength of implementation, pragmatism, combined with solution-oriented approach and analytical skills and team spirit
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict management skills
  • Fluent German language skills and good English skills are required

What we offer
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