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Strategic Buyer Traded Goods (Insulation)

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Gerstungen (99834), Thüringen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 502253/001_1570521395
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 08/10/2019

Senior Strategic Buyer - Traded Goods (Insulation)

A leading player in the chemicals industry based in Frankfurt, Germany is currently looking for an outstanding purchaser to join their market leading team in a dynamic, fast-paced working environment. In this position you would be responsible for the strategic purchasing of insulation and goods not produced by the company directly. The role is located in Gerstungen with regular travelling opportunities across Germany.

The company is a long-standing leader in the sector, boasting a world-wide scope and an outstanding reputation to match. They have enjoyed significant growth in the past year, because of this they are currently searching for exceptional talent worldwide to fit into their industry-leading organisation. As a result of these conditions, now is certainly a fantastic time to join an established, prospering company within an exciting and stable environment in the chemical industry. If you are an ambitious and motivated professional with an exceptional track record in procurement, then do not hesitate to apply.

The Role:

  • Self-responsible Purchase of insulation, company traded goods and negotiation of contracts worldwide
  • Commercial approval of the ordering of necessary goods and services in SAP
  • Develop new contracts as well as examine and re-evaluate existing contracts
  • Contribution to reduce plant budget and excellent vendor management skills
  • Define Strategy for Traded Goods category
  • Create and maintain overviews, reports, KPIs and workbooks as well as file documentation

Skills and Experience Required:

    • 5+ years of Procurement experience specifically in the chemical industry. Relevant strategic procurement experience in the construction sector, purchasing insulation and/or traded goods is highly desirable.
    • Good negotiation, organisation skills
    • Good leader and influencer
    • Strategical mind set and hand-on working attitude
    • Languages: Fluency in German & English required, other languages a bonus

What this Job Offer you:

  • Significant responsibility with industry-leading firm
  • Quick progression opportunities
  • World-class facilities
  • Stability

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact me directly on: +44 203 7588 837

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