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Senior Strategic Electronics Buyer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dortmund
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: BH22121702
  • Sector: DSJ Global, Procurement
  • Date posted: 22/12/2017
Senior Strategic Electronics Buyer

A global automotive supplier is seeking an experienced strategic electronics buyer based near Dortmund, Germany.

This tier one automotive supplier has recently started to implement a new strategy and centralized the strategic procurement operations to their headquarters. As part of the centralization, they have created a global strategy team which features multiple positions with a global scope to keep up with the sustained technological developments within the company.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and management of strategy for the procurement of electronic components worldwide.
  • Responsible for the planning of the annual budget spend.
  • Create assessments for and conduct negotiations with external suppliers to update the supplier matrix.
  • Optimise processes and tools across the global purchasing network.
Skills and Experience Required
  • Completed studies in Engineering or Business to degree level or equivalent qualification.
  • Previous experience purchasing electronic components, preferably in the automotive industry.
  • Previous experience in contract law, costing and controlling desirables.
  • International experience is desired.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Fluent in German and English.
What this Job Offers You
  • Work with new technologies and innovative projects in the automotive industry.
  • Flexible working hours for the optimal balance between life and work.
  • Personal development through further training and education to enhance career progression.
  • Future international opportunities across their network of locations.
  • Help with relocation including finding partners employment in the area.
  • Company benefits.
How to apply

If you are interested in the position, or any future opportunities, please call Ben Hoban on +442037800034 or email apply.a33ho1gkvbq@dsjpartners.aptrack.co.uk.

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