Strategic Buyer Direct (m/f/d)

Date: Dec 25, 2021

Location: Hanau, HE, DE, 63450

Company: Heraeus

Strategic Buyer Direct (m/f/d)
Location Hanau
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 14,800 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.


The following challenges await you:

  • Execution of price and contract negotiations for production material commodities 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
  • Starting cost savings initiatives for existing materials and services
  • Supporting supply chain management in cases of supply bottlenecks
  • Optimizing of interfaces to other functions


Your profile:

  • Successfully completed degree in technical or business administration or comparable education
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in a comparable position within procurement at an automotive company
  • Excellent negotiation skills          
  • Broad experiences with SAP and sound knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Pronounced cost awareness
  • Assertiveness as well as mental resilience and team spirit