Category Buyer

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Stefan Bruggmann

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Stefan Bruggmann

Category Purchasing Production Material
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Unsere Ziele:

Following the guidelines and processes provided by the Global Purchasing Group, Category Manager  will be responsible for:

  • Secure and leading the Supplier Management supported by the Project Procurement and Purchasing Controlling
  • Negotiate pricing, terms and contracts for Production Material with supply base
  • Execute supplier Analysis and looking for new suppliers including develop and release new suppliers for the responsible category 
  • Prepares and reviews contracts, bids, proposals and supplier agreements for legal correctness, price, and acceptability of terms 
  • Manages, and monitors procurement reporting systems to meet company requirements and cost reduction targets
  • Reviewing purchase order and contracts for conformance to company policy and procedures
  • Periodically monitoring of supplier performance and develops improvement strategies.
  • Periodically reporting of price trends of raw material such as direct material and initiate hedging
  • Market analysis and timely recognition of trends and areas of activities
  • Execute value analysis in serial phases
  • Support international Purchasing department to accomplish company goals.
  • Must be able to travel domestically and international mandatory
  • Support by supplier selection and audit for new potential suppliers related to the category for
  • localization or globalization of the procurement strategy
  • Development and implementation for strategies
  • Risk Management
  • Support of the improvements of their processes and systems
  • Supporting project and product management through product development after pre series

Sie bringen mit:

  • Project and strategical Experience
  • Physical resilience
  • Negotiation skills
  • Analytical and conceptual  skills 
  • Team player / social competence
  • Flexibility 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools
  • Ability to demonstrate solid written and oral communication skills in English and German
  • Good analytical problem solving ability
  • Strategies
  • Technical skills
  • Project Management
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