Strategic Buyer for Castings and Forgings

Our client is a leading manufacturer of mobile and stationary concrete mixers and pumps. In the course of 80-years history, the company steadily evolved and by now they are a system provider with over 100 subsidiaries worldwide, providing a wide range of products. Continuous investment in the future and a high proportion of own production are important components of the company´s identity.

Your tasks:

  • Strategic purchasing of casted and forged parts at national and international level
  • Analysis of procurement markets and identification of suitable suppliers
  • Identification of saving potentials and cost reduction projects
  • Negotiating framework supply agreements until closing
  • Developing and implementing the purchasing strategy
  • Monitoring delivery reliability and elaboration or introduction of measures in case of deviations
  • Quality monitoring in cooperation with the quality control
  • Cooperation with the staff from sales, production control and design in case of queries concerning the order processing

Your profile:

  • University degree or comparable professional training and excellent commercial understanding
  • Several years of work experience in purchasing of castings and forgings for an international engineering company
  • Knowledge of contract law and claim management
  • Methodological competence in product costing and value analysis
  • Very good knowledge of German and English, both written and spoken
  • Good command of MS-Office und ERP-systems
  • Budget-conscious way of working, high capacity for teamwork

Location: Ruhr area (Germany)


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