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Purchasing Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Frankfurt am Main, Hessen
  • Salary: €100000 - €110000 per annum + bonus, car, pension
  • Job reference: 388253/002_1547197636
  • Sector: Procurement Processes, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 11/01/2019

The role:

A leading Tier 1 Automotive supplier company is currently seeking a Purchasing Manager for to be based in Frankfurt area, Germany. The company is well established in the market due to their excellent strategy and the rapid growth. The vision of the company is to expand their presence across Europe and the other part of the world. This position requires leadership and the ability to think outside of the box. Successful individual will need to demonstrate leadership qualities to overcome any complex obstacles. The role itself is very senior which involves managing a team of 6 people directly and being responsible for 200 million spent


  • Managing cross functional projects worldwide

  • Managing 6-8 commodity buyers

  • Global Sourcing with technically demanding products

  • Combination of direct procurement and indirect (machinery, tooling)

  • Lead negotiations with different suppliers in Europe/North America and Asia

  • Travelling once a year to build relationship with current and potential suppliers

  • In charge of communicating with various stakeholders internally and externally

Skills and Experience Required

  • Relevant degree, Mechanical Engineering is preferred

  • Minimum of 10+ years of global sourcing experience in Tier 1 or OEM

  • Strategic thinker, experience in managing a team directly or globally

  • Experience with direct materials and indirect procurement

The key benefits of the role include:

  • Travel opportunities, flexible working hours

  • Senior management development training programs

  • Company retirement plan

  • Competitive salary, plus bonus, company car

Interviews are scheduled this month, so if you are interested in this role go ahead and apply below.

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