BUYER INDIRECT MATERIALS AND SERVICES – Invest - Spare Parts
HELLA is a global, family-owned company listed on the stock exchange that employs some 38,000 members of staff at over 125 locations in some 35 countries. The HELLA Group develops and manufactures lighting and electronic components and systems for the automotive industry, and also has one of the largest trade organizations for automotive parts, accessories, diagnosis and services within Europe. In the Special Applications segment, HELLA also develops products for specialist vehicles. Complete vehicle modules, air-conditioning systems and vehicle electrical systems are produced in joint venture companies. With almost 7,000 people working in research and development, HELLA is one of the most important innovation drivers on the market. HELLA has achieved sales of around 6.6 billion Euros in fiscal year 2016/2017; in addition, the HELLA Group is one of the top 40 automotive parts suppliers in the world and one of the 100 largest German industrial companies.
•Technical or Economical background. University degree preferred;
•2-3 years of experience in Purchasing or Sales;
•Communication and negotiation skills;
•Analytical thinking and strategy oriented;
•PC knowledge: MS Office, SAP knowledge is an advantage;
•Fluent English is a must; German - working competence is a plus.
•Responsible for a portfolio of materials or services from the Indirect Materials and Services department in the Investment area;
•Managing the purchasing activities related to the following material groups: spare parts for equipment and machines from the production area;
•Evaluate and negotiate offers regarding Indirect Material & Services and individual costs, on company needs;
•Responsible to achieve the cost reduction targets and supply chain optimization;
•Deal with the requests coming from internal users to have the best conditions in terms of total cost, payment and delivery;
•Negotiate the best terms of costs and cash flow of the portfolio, in coordination with the Material Group Manager;
•Responsible to find new suppliers or develop the existing supplier base and ensure they fill in Hella standard documents for supplier creation.