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Advanced Purchasing Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Baden-Württemberg
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: BH04121701
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 04/12/2017
Advanced Purchasing Manager

A tier one automotive supplier is seeking an experienced advanced purchasing manager based in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.  The role will involve bringing new products to markets through working with suppliers on advanced purchasing strategies and developing suppliers to the company standards.

  • Lead the advanced purchasing team to be responsible for development and launch of projects with suppliers.
  • Responsible for calculating material costs and working with research and development to win tenders.
  • Develop sourcing plan with commodity managers and project purchasing team.
  • Negotiate with suppliers for optimal market conditions.
  • Support and develop sourcing activities through beta phase.
  • Work through on-boarding processes with new suppliers.
Skills and Experience Required:
  • Completed studies in Engineering or Business to degree level or equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in automotive purchasing.
  • Previous project management and people management experience.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Fluent in German and English.
What this Job Offers You:
  • Be part of a strong work culture with a range of benefits including health care and recognition schemes.
  • A key position managing a range of stakeholders.
  • Development of skills across management training and technical knowledge.
  • Personal development through further training and education to enhance career progression.
  • Future international opportunities across their network of locations.
How to apply:

If you are interested in the position, or any future opportunities, please email or call +442037800034.


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