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Project Buyer

  • Location:

    Stuttgart

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job type:

    Full-time

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Stuart Walters

  • Contact email:

    swalters@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    SW-15

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    07 Apr 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2020-03-10 00:00:00

THE KINDS OF TASKS YOU’LL BE HANDLING:
  • Prepare make-or-buy decisions
  • Procure technical components (automotive)
  • Procure third-party services
  • Negotiate purchasing terms to optimize the cost structure
  • Analyze and develop new procurement markets and maintain existing supplier relationships
  • Optimize costs, quality, and delivery times
  • Cost planning and tracking, procurement budgeting and creating reports
  • Lead purchasing and pricing negotiations with suppliers and document purchasing agreements
  • Draft contracts
  • Manage and source new parts
  • Close cooperation with technology, planning, and supplier management
WHAT They  EXPECT FROM YOU:
  • completed degree in engineering (e.g. industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, etc.) or a comparable apprenticeship with further training
  • Professional experience in technical purchasing and proven business skills, preferably in the automotive parts industry
  • Professional use of computer applications (MS Office, SAP-MM)
  • Fluent proficiency in English andwillingness to travel/Fluent German Speaking
  • Results-oriented and structured way of working
  • Strong communications skills and assertiveness during negotiations
  • Analytical approach, resilience, and enthusiasm
  • Teamwork
  • Accountability
WHAT They OFFER:
  • You won’t be viewed as just another number, but instead treated as an unique individual
  • A wide range of different tasks as well a modern and safe workplace
  • A pleasant working atmosphere as part of a nice team that looks forward to welcoming you
  • An attractive salary with various additional benefits