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Director of Metal Purchasing

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Frankfurt am Main
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: BNHN23/02
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 23/02/2018
Director of Metal Purchasing

A top automotive supplier is seeking an experienced procurement director for metals based near Frankfurt, Germany

The company is looking for a new director of metal purchasing following a recent restructuring within their purchasing department; this position will define the long-term strategy and direction for the department that is fast paced and constantly innovating.

  • Lead an international team of category managers to develop the global strategy for metal procurement.
  • Plan and execute the budget and targets for the division.
  • Conduct negotiations with main suppliers worldwide.
  • Deal with major supply chain issues.
Skills and Experience Required:
  • Completed studies in Engineering to Masters’ degree level or equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in automotive procurement.
  • Strong leadership qualities and previous senior management experience
  • International experience is desired.
  • Fluent in German and English.
What this Job Offers You:
  • Experience in developing cutting-edge technologies with a leading company in the industry.
  • Working with a large budget and scope within the company.
  • The opportunity for international travel and work in a multinational team.
  • Personal development through the role.

How to apply:

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

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