STRATEGIC PURCHASING AGENT

Benesov

Position details

A strategic purchasing agent is one of the most important positions in the company and is a key partner to the production plant, both domestically and abroad, works closely with colleagues from operative purchasing, is responsible for preparing purchasing strategies, develops and maintains relationships with suppliers and ensures expert support during the whole process of purchasing in connecton with the entrusted commodities. We are looking for a person with a high level of reponsibility, is independent and is able to connect theoritical knowledge and practical experience. Important skills include communication, negotiation, analytical thinking and the ability to identify an eliminate potential problematic products. The position also demands the willingness to travel domestically and abroad. You will answer directly to the production director.

Duties

  • Investigations into the development of the market in regard to the entrusted commodity and search for potential potential supplier
  • The building and development of relationships with strategic suppliers, its evaluation and to ensure obligations are fulfilled
  • Negotiation of contract conditions and the preperation of supplier contracts
  • The creation of selection processes for strategic components on a global scale
  • Negotatiate with suppliers and purchasers
  • Strategic decision making in regard to entrusted commodities and the coordination of new project purchases
  • Cooperation during the creation and calculation of new and current projects
  • Budget optimilization
  • Technical and economical assessments and the evalutaion of purchasing alternatives and new technical solutions in cooperation with production and development
  • Maintenance and update of purchasing data in MRP system
  • Securing the supply of electrical components for the production of medical devices

What we require from you

  • College/University Education education preferably in the machining or electrical engineering field (not a must – people with experience also considered)
  • Oriented in drawing and technical documentation
  • Knowledge of purchasing skills and a willingness to develop further in this subject
  • Very well organised, communicative and have negotiating skills
  • An excellent command of English (Advanced level) – everyday communication
  • A good knowledge of MS Office (knowledge of Helios Green an advantage)
  • Flexibility (domestic and foreign work trips)
  • Level B Drivers Licence and a willingness to travel

What you can look forward to

  • Interesting work in a perspective purely Czech company with a global influence
  • Interesting work on important and difficult tasks
  • A professional and friendly work force
  • Fair approach, friendly environment and open communication

 

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