We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Strategic Purchaser to join one of our key clients, a global leader in the manufacturing industry, based in Berlin.
This position offers hybrid working, and the opportunity to work with one of the largest automotive functions in Germany, with the chance to develop your career on an international scale.
- Develop and implement purchasing strategies to achieve cost-effective procurement of goods and services
- Analyse market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability
- Evaluate supplier performance based on quality standards, delivery time & best prices
- Build and maintain long-term relationships with key suppliers
- Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of goods and services
- Negotiate contracts and agreements with suppliers
- Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Excellent negotiation and communication skills
- Ability to build and maintain strong relationships
- Excellent organisational and time management skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
- Fluent in German and English