COMMODITY BUYER - IT & COMMUNICATION
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 economic background, university degree preferred;
•2-3 years’ experience in purchasing or sales;
•Experience and affinity in the IT environment;
•Good communication and negotiation skills;
•Analytical thinking and strategic orientation;
•PC knowledge: MS Office, SAP knowledge is an advantage;
•Fluent German & English - mandatory.
•Responsible for managing the product portfolio and purchasing activities related to Hellas hardware, software and IT services within the IT purchasing team;
•Autonomous management of tenders, assessment and negotiation of offers and fulfillment of business requirements;
•Responsible for achieving cost reduction targets and optimizing the supply chain;
•Handling requests from internal users to obtain the best conditions in terms of total cost, payment terms and delivery;
•Negotiate the best terms of business in consultation with the purchasing team leader and take a leading role within the cross-functional procurement team;
•Responsible for the active management of the supplier portfolio and ensuring the process compliant working mode during the supplier onboarding process.