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Commercial Procurement Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Hamburg
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 440623/001_1559061366
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 28/05/2019

We are supporting a Global service provider to the Aviation/Aerospace industry to recruit for an exciting senior procurement expert position for direct materials to join their expanding function in Hamburg. The role will be responsible for managing important client relationships in line with agreed contracts in line with outlined scope of work for metal, plastics and composite materials for the whole aircraft. This is a company with truly global reach across EMEA, Americas and Asia, and is the genuine market leader in their space.

The role:

  • Responsibility for management of complex client requirements for sourcing and implementation of global strategy for direct material

  • Tracking and expanding existing clients and developing opportunities for new business

  • Manage global relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders

  • Leading negotiation of critical, long-term contracts

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Strong strategic sourcing competencies within an aviation/heavily regulated environment

  • Ability to work with a complex, international supplier base

  • Experience managing complex stakeholders

  • Excellent negotiation and leadership skills

  • Previous strategic sourcing experience on a global scale

  • Fluent in English, German is desired

We are searching for talented procurement professionals, who want the exposure to the upper levels of management within the business and help to mature a growing procurement function. Specific experience sourcing for direct materials (metals) in a heavily regulated industry is essential along with proven international experience.


  • Be part of an expanding procurement function

  • Travel opportunities globally

  • Direct contribution to overall purchasing strategy

  • Opportunity to grow into Director level position

  • Freedom to implement your own strategic ideas

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