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Global Purchasing Manager - Metals

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Munich, Bayern
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 432953/001_1559140033
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 29/05/2019

We are supporting a Global Tier1 aviation/aerospace company to recruit for a Greenfield Procurement Manager for direct materials to join their growing procurement function in Munich. The company is experience year on year growth through expansion among its clients and diverse product range.

The role:

  • Responsibility for development and implementation of global strategy for direct material

  • Tracking and expanding existing global supplier network

  • Manage global relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders

  • Leading negotiation of critical, long-term contracts

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Strong strategic sourcing competencies, preferably within an aviation/aerospace environment

  • Ability to work with a complex, international supplier base

  • Experience managing complex teams

  • 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 the aviation industry is essential along with proven leadership.


  • 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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