Buyer IMS – IT- Hardware and Software – GERMAN SPEAKER
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.
• Commercial or Economical background. University degree preferred;
• min 3 years of experience in Purchasing or Sales;
• Experience and affinity in the IT purchasing environment;
• Negotiation skills based on proven experience in managing a material portfolio;
• Analytical thinking and strategy oriented;
• PC knowledge: MS Office, SAP knowledge is an advantage;
• Foreign languages: fluent German is a must; English advanced.
-Responsible for portfolio of materials or services from the Indirect Materials and Services department in the “Operating Material & Supplies” area, managing the purchasing activities related to the following material groups: (IT - Hardware and Software and IT Services and Telecommunications);
-Evaluating and negotiating offers regarding Indirect Material & Services and individual costs, on company needs; independent execution of tenders;
-Processing of supplier management (complaints, relationship management, etc.);
-Negotiating the best possible conditions and check all commercial aspects in projects and contracts in consultation with the purchasing team leader;
-Responsible for operational tasks such as handling the procurement platform E2B for catalog purchases (prepare the catalogs in our e-procurement system and keep them on a valid level, single orders, checking the invoices, solving all questions up to the payment of the invoice;
-Offering support in maintaining the purchasing master data for the relevant portfolio;
-Working in close cooperation in the cross-functional team of purchasing and special departments;
-Offering support in creating the supplier matrix for the responsible material group;
-Offering support to the material group manager in creating the material group strategy;
-Implementing the strategy for the material groups that are in your responsibility;
-Releasing the objectives by tracking the agreed performances indicators (KPIs), such as savings, extension of payment terms, processing time of the invoices.