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Transportation Buyer - Automotive Industry

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Karlsruhe
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: ZF8
  • Sector: Logistics, Supply Chain, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 07/12/2017
An automotive company are seeking an experienced Transportation Buyer based in Karlsruhe, Germany.

The company are a global leader in supplying automotive parts and are focused on reducing emissions across the industry. They are looking for a Transportation Buyer to focus on freight and logistics contracts.


-          Working alongside managers and stakeholders and create budgets and forecasts for the year

-          Sourcing of appropriate tenders whilst watching quality

-          Leading all negotiations and creating contracts

-          Overall streamlining for cost reduction

-          Managing KPI reports and maintaining all databases

Skills and Experience Required

-          Business Degree or Equivalent

-          Experience in transport logistics with a solid understanding of the automotive industry

-          Strong negotiating skills with a pro-active approach

-          Evidence of cost saving initiatives

What this Job Offers You

-          Based in the capital Karlsruhe, Germany

-          Opportunity to join a company who is consistently growing and currently valued at $8.6 B

-          Competitive Salary

-          Opportunity to travel up to 20% of time

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