Strategic Buyer (m/f/d)

Date: Sep 18, 2022

Location: Hanau, HE, DE, 63450

Company: Heraeus

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Strategic Buyer (m/f/d)
Location Hanau
Permanent  
Full Time
 

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development, and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading, family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 16,200 employees brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.

 
 

The following challenges await you:

  • Execution of price and contract negotiations for production material, CapEx and professional services  with international suppliers
  • Become aware of strategic market knowledge related to price, availability, suppliers and their competitors for HET raw materials
  • Sourcing activities, preparation of bid comparisons and purchasing recommendations
  • Maintaining and developing of the supplier risk management for business critical suppliers
  • Identify opportunities to optimize cost reduction and supply lead time
  • Supporting supply chain management in cases of supply bottlenecks
  • Supporting operational procurement
  • Collaborate and optimize interfaces with cross functional team in implementing procurement guidelines; strategies and other supporting programs.

 

Your profile:       

  • Successfully completed degree in technical or business administration, or comparable
  • First professional experience in a comparable position within procurement (experience in automotive environment of advantage)
  • Well experienced negotiation skills
  • Broad experiences with SAP and sound knowledge of MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Fluent written and spoken English and German
  • Pronounced cost awareness
  • Assertiveness as well as mental resilience and team spirit