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Strategic Lead Buyer

Strategic Lead Buyer

  • Location

    Vienna, Austria

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €60000 - €70000 per annum + pension, great benefits (negotiable)

  • Contact:

    Shavkat Sadinov

  • Contact email:

    shavkat.sadinov@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    70000

  • Salary low:

    60000

  • Job ref:

    J688820_1644835628

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-03-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Manufacturing company based in Vienna, Austria who develop innovative products are looking for a Strategic Lead Buyer who will play an important role in their procurement department. The company is going through a transformation and it's exciting times to be part of it.

The successful candidate will be responsible for €100 million spend across direct commodities.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for €100 million spend for direct commodities, fasteners, metal, finished parts, powertrain, turbo charge components
  • Strategically collaborate with the cross-functional teams to influence and create unique purchasing methods
  • Work directly with R&D to create unique and innovative products
  • Play an important part in the global transformation and delivering global projects
  • Reporting directly to Head of Purchasing
  • 20% travel

Skills Experience Required

  • Relevant degree, mechanical engineering or MBA is preferred
  • Have minimum of 3-5 years relevant purchasing experience, in fast-paced organizations with exposure to innovative and new approaches to procurement
  • Successful track record in purchasing and negotiations with suppliers globally
  • Experience with purchasing direct materials
  • Fluent in English

The key benefits of the role include:

  • Travel opportunities worldwide
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Market-leading salary, benefits
  • Company retirement plan