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Senior Strategic Buyer for Raw Materials

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Cologne
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: SSBRM
  • Sector: Category Management, Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 06/12/2017
Senior Strategic Buyer for Raw Materials:

A leading Telecoms company is seeking an experienced Senior Strategic Buyer for Raw Materials based in Cologne, Germany. The company is a leading Manufacturer of Telecommunication products and are currently expanding their purchasing department. They currently employ 15,000 people and are still looking to grow. The role involves purchasing raw materials which will be used in their manufacturing process.

  • Source and purchase raw materials used in the manufacturing process.
  • Reduce costs for these materials.
  • Work closely with the manufacturing department to understand their requirements.
  • Report to the Head of Direct Purchasing.
  • Work with category managers to negotiate with suppliers and reduce spends.
Skills and Experience Required:
  • Degree in Supply Chain or equivalent.
  • Experience in Direct Purchasing, Manufacturing and Telecoms.
  • Experience in purchasing raw materials is beneficial.
  • Experience in sourcing is beneficial.
  • A strong, enthusiastic team member and willing to learn and develop.
  • Fluent in English and German.
  • Be part of an expanding, well-established Telecoms company.
  • Learn from leading professionals.
  • Develop your international experience.
  • Progression opportunities.
  • Travel opportunities.
  • Competitive salary.
How to Apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply to me directly.

+44203 758 8939

Please note that due to large numbers of applicants, we can only consider applications which fit the role.


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