Strategic Buyer (f/m/d)
Mechanical components and tools


16.01.2022 | Office in Vienna

Are you enthusiastic about purchasing and technology? Your motto is - the right material in the right quantity at the right time in the right place. Do you like to demonstrate your negotiating skills? Do you enjoy working globally with a reliable eye for detail? Then we are looking for you!
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How you spend your day with us

  • You are responsible for the strategic procurement for defined commodity groups
  • You ensure the development of sustainable global sourcing strategies and continuously analyze our supply market
  • You are independently responsible for supplier management (sourcing, selection, initial and ongoing contract negotiations as well as for supplier development including quality and delivery performance)
  • You are responsible for the evaluation of supplier and risk management within your commodity groups
  • You independently identify improvement and savings potentials as well as efficiency improvement measures and initiate appropriate actions
  • You are the contact partner for our development department regarding questions of manufacturing technology and materials in the mechanical area
  • You support the operational purchasing
  • You maintain the data and terms in our ERP tool

What you bring in

  • Your completed commercial or technical education in the field of mechatronics/mechanical engineering/plastics technology, industrial engineering or comparable
  • Your several years of professional experience in technical strategic purchasing, ideally in the field of mechanical components
  • Your strong negotiation skills, assertiveness and outstanding communication skills
  • Your high level of commercial and technical understanding as well as interdisciplinary thinking
  • Your very good knowledge of German and English language (written and spoken)
  • Your willingness to travel internationally (up to 10%)
  • You strive to lead a small team in the medium term
  • You are a team player who likes to work proactively, bring in ideas and implement them with a "can-do approach".

What we offer

  • The stable environment of a world leading company selling solutions under the well-known Philips brand
  • A working environment in line with our Leadership Principles: Ownership, Talent, Transparency
  • Excellent learning opportunities and your favorite IT equipment
  • A wide range of benefits: flexible working hours with home office option, 24hrs accidental insurance, pension scheme, employee assistance program, BBQ and team events, convenient public transport connection, parking spaces, canteen, fruits, health-care activities, and gym membership, etc.
  • The salary package including an overtime lump sum and 5 additional days off will be decided together with you upon your experience and qualification. (According to legal requirements we provide the information that the minimum annual gross salary for this role amounts to EUR 55,000. -- for 38.5hrs/week)