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Lead buyer steel | Dortmund

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Hägen
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: LEOE
  • Sector: Procurement Operations, Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 08/05/2018
Describe the job

The Global leading supplier of original part in the automotive sector is seeking a Lead buyer for steel to be located Hagen near Dortmund. This company is currently working with big car manufacturers such as BMW,  Volvo, Mercedes Benz and recently won contract to work with Nissan.

The role:
  • Responsible for managing direct  categories  
  • Analyse the global supplier's network and qualify new suppliers
  • Lead Negotiations with new and existing suppliers
  • Optimise procurement processes and cost across the department
  • Create and develop strategies to build upon the operative of direct categories

Desired Skills/Experience:
  • At least 2 Years’ experience specifically within the automotive sector.
  • Fluent English and German
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and shape strategies
  • Analyse, identify and drive saving
  • Good negotiation and presentation skills
For this position, we are looking for an experienced professional within supplier quality – who has a strong passion and knowledge for the Automotive Industry. Acting as a key-pin within cross-functional teams, the ideal candidate should be a good communicator, able to critically evaluate and express their analysis across both internal and external stakeholder. 

  • Part of a global name with international opportunities
  • Versatile health services
  • Strong training opportunities
  • Fast-track progression schemes
  • Company pension and retirement plan

For information about the role please apply to this advert or email

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