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Strategic Electronics Buyer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dortmund
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: BH281117
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 28/11/2017
Strategic Electronics Buyer

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

The company is centralizing their strategic procurement as part of a wide transformation of the department through the development of a new global strategy team. This tier one supplier has over 30,000 employees based across 39 countries and implements career development at all levels.

  • 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 a Masters’ Degree level or equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience purchasing electronic components, preferably in the automotive industry.
  • Previous experience in contract law, costing and controlling desirable.
  • 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.
How to apply

If you are interested in the position, or any future opportunities, please call Ben Hoban on +442037800034 or email

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