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Purchasing Manager - Metals

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: München (80335), Bayern
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 432953/002_1562740140
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 10/07/2019

We are working with one of the fastest growing tier 1 suppliers to the aviation industry to recruit for a Procurement Manager as part of a procurement transformation project. The company requires someone to lead a functional procurement team of 7+ across direct materials (metals). The role will be critical in maturing the existing team and diversifying suppliers in line with a growing product range.

The role:

  • Responsibility for leading and shaping a new procurement department

  • Directly impact day to day sourcing for whole product range

  • Manage global relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders

  • Leading negotiation of critical, long-term contracts

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Strong operational and strategic procurement experience within an aviation/aerospace environment

  • Ability to work with a complex, international supplier base

  • Direct team management experience within a procurement function

  • Excellent negotiation and leadership skills

  • Existing knowledge of metallic suppliers within the aviation industry

  • Fluent in English and German

We are searching for successful procurement professionals, who can demonstrate strong leadership and want to help shape a fast moving procurement function in an exciting niche of the aerospace industry. The position will report to the highest level of the procurement function and will deal with the most senior internal and external stakeholders.


  • Be part of an expanding procurement function

  • Travel opportunities globally

  • Direct management of a strong commodity focused team

  • Freedom to implement your own ideas

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