Technical Commodity Buyer - Global Procurement

Job description

Our client's plant is a multinational company engaged in the production and installation of handling equipment.

within new projects the company is looking for an experienced candidate for the position:

Strategic Commodity Buyer - Steel and Iron


  • Strategically manages purchasing volume of € 40+ million within entrusted commodity
  • Contributes to creation and implementation of the defined supplier strategies
  • Analyses supplier market, defines the supplier base and ensures the requirements are met as innovation, capacity, costs, quality and delivery reliability regards
  • Creates and secures implementation of the top material cost optimization projects, incl. best cost country relocation projects in the planned budget and time frame
  • Escalation point when supply crisis or poor quality deliveries occur who supports the global supply chain capacity program
  • Ensuring new contracts within the new product development programs, executes SAP approvals


  • University degree in engineering or industrial engineering or economy / business administration
  • At least 5 years of experience in commodity procurement for large multinational companies in an environment of demanding industries (OEMs)
  • Very good knowledge of supplier market, related technology, cost break down and key cost indicators, advanced negotiation and analytical skills
  • Committed and initiative leader, excellent communicator and presenter at key stakeholders / top executive level, solution-oriented
  • Expert use of MS Office tools, advanced user of SAP/R3 is a plus
  • Very good English (German would be a benefit) used on daily basis (80%) is mandatory, as well as willingness to travel on short notice


  • Competitive salary 
  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Chance to push your career forward
  • International and professional environment


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