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Strategic Purchaser

Sourcing

WHAT YOU GET

  • Your office is centrally based in Stuttgart and is an inspirational and innovative place to work with driven colleagues from many different competencies

  • We are a development platform, which means we like you to develop a career with us. The workshops and tools needed to get you to the NEXT level, we will facilitate

  • Our company events are legendary and we value our community. Inspiration Timeout and events throughout the year make us unique

  • Free drinks are available any time, any day of the week

WHAT YOU DO

  • Negotiation and signing of supplier agreements in alignment with the long-term strategy of strategic sourcing

  • Requests/tenders and negotiation of contracts as well as production volumes within the product groups / product categories

  • Building up and expanding the network of LIGANOVA suppliers as well as the systematic acquisition (research) of new suppliers across Europe, especially in southern and eastern Europe

  • On-boarding and implementation of new suppliers and their development into long-term partners plus certification and auditing

  • Development of know-how in cost calculation (cost break-downs) and price indices

  • Further development of processes and structures under consideration of all stakeholders

  • Development and expansion of know-how regarding material types, processing and production techniques for the production of shop windows, furniture and shop elements

WHO YOU ARE

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in business economics/industrial engineering or a technical/mechanical education with additional business qualification

  • At least 2 years of proven work experience as a (project) purchaser for wood, metal, electronic or plastic materials

  • Independent and responsible work approach as well as performance driven mind set // ability to drive oneself to maximum performance

  • Super fast apprehension combined with hands-on-mentality

  • Quick and smart way of thinking, strength in execution

  • Business fluent English and German language skills

  • Flexibility to travel for work

  • Perfect knowledge of MS Excel and a familiarity with MAC applications is essential

YOUR CONTACT

Mitchell Uzeel . Recruiting Manager . Tel +49 711 65 220-716