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Strategic Buyer / Project Buyer (m/f/d)

We are looking for a Strategic Buyer / Project Buyer who will work from our office in either Reutlingen or Stutensee or Eindhoven.

Key tasks / Key responsibilities

General tasks/responsibilities:

  • Execution of tenders, price negotiations and contract closure with suppliers on annual basis for (subcontracting) suppliers for production, with service providers and/or equipment manufacturers.
  • Preparing of sourcing decisions.
  • Contract negotiations (e.g. NDA, general terms and conditions, supply agreements).
  • Maintaining purchasing data (prices, conditions, confirmations etc) in the ERP system.

Strategic purchasing tasks/responsibilities:

  • Compiling long term forecasts for subcontracting suppliers to review and secure capacity situation at suppliers and derive relevant actions.
  • Responsible for the supplier scorecard and supplier development process as well as for the coordination of other departments for open points for improvement.
  • Define and execute supplier-, purchasing strategies and cost saving potentials.
  • Responsible for analyzing the procurement market and create market and supplier benchmark reports.

Project purchasing tasks/responsibilities:

  • Support selected R&D projects in alignment with the project manager for project purchasing relevant demands.
  • Alignment of technical requirements with engineering team for sourcing of services, equipment and/or other R&D demands.
  • Report the sourcing status back to the project manager.

Qualifications / Skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in business administration and engineering, industrial engineering, or you hold an engineering degree in electronics engineering or equivalent, with relevant experience in purchasing.
  • Work experience in semiconductor industry or electronics component environment (e.g. EMS, distribution) is favourable.
  • Interest in semiconductor manufacturing and EMS services.
  • Experience in procurement of investments, engineering services and technical items.
  • Experience in purchasing with relevant experience as strategic or technical buyer and/or project buyer.
  • Experience in supplier relationship management, supplier ratings and supplier development via supplier scorecard.
  • Experience in annual price negotiations and contract maintenance is preferred.
  • Fluency in business English is a must, high knowledge of German is preferred.
  • SAP knowledge and very good MS office knowledge.

Would you like to join our team?

Please send your CV with motivation letter to careers@sciosense.com.
If you require further information please contact our HR Manager, Mr. Remco Spooren via telephone number +49 152 9000 9800.

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