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Head of Purchasing / Leiter Einkauf (m/w/d)

In our dynamic and rapid growing group with headquarters in Eindhoven (NL) and locations in Reutlingen (D), Stutensee (D), Pisa (I) and Shanghai (CHN), ca. 110 employees work hard to support our customers in Automotive and High-Tech Industry.

In our team in Stutensee, we look forward to your support as

Head of Purchasing / Leiter Einkauf  (m/w/d)

Key tasks / Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for strategic, technical and operational purchasing throughout the entire international organization
  • Development and realization of a mid- and long-term purchasing strategy, including the selection of international suppliers
  • Optimizing supply chain and purchasing processes in all relevant areas
  • Negotiating international contracts with suppliers concerning prices, quality and delivery
  • Implementation of purchase-related KPI and managing supplier w scorecards
  • Supplier audits and further development of the existing supplier structures and relations
  • Leading a small purchasing team and participating in hands-on purchasing


Qualifications / Skills

  • Degree in Engineering/Master’s degree in a technical discipline like Electronics, Physics, Material Sciences, Chemistry or equivalent areas or equivalent degree in Business Administration
  • Analytical way of thinking, organizational skills and a forward-looking strategic approach
  • Strong experience with purchasing of goods and services
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written in formal and informal situations)
  • Legal knowledge of and experience with contracts and negotiations
  • Strong leadership abilities (self-driven, proactive, taking initiative, team player)
  • Being a driver and good motivator
  • Willingness to travel
  • Knowledge of the semiconductor/sensor industry is an advantage
  • Fluent in German and English (spoken and written)

Would you like to join our team?

Please send your CV with motivation letter, including earliest starting date and salary expectations, to careers@sciosense.com. For further information please contact our HR Manager Remco Spooren – Tel. +49 152 9000 9800.

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