A tier 1 automotive supplier with over 2000 employees is looking for a Director of Purchasing to join their team in Germany, reporting directly to the CEO. With production sites in Europe, Asia and the Americas, you will be joining a multicultural work environment, offering constant opportunity for personal development.
This position offer significant autonomy and so would be suited to an open-minded, results and solution oriented individual. This international company is going through an exciting period of growth, meaning it is the perfect time to join and be a part of a world class procurement team.
Technical and disciplinary management of the strategic and operational purchasing department
Creating, developing and maintaining global sourcing strategies
Work cross-functionally to identify and onboard new suppliers to the company's network
Work closely with internal stakeholders
Several years professional experience in a management position in the purchasing area
8+ years experience in an international procurement setting, desirably with experience in the automotive sector, or purchasing metals, castings, aggregate or pumps
Excellent negotiation and communication skills, professional fluency in English and German.
Education in engineering or technical field
A flexible hybrid work setting, with opportunity to travel
Exposure to a challenging and diverse work environment
Opportunity to grow and develop a team, with direct reporting into C-level