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  • Location: Linz, Upper Austria
  • Type: Direktvermittlung
  • Job #171
  • Salary: 65.000 €

Our client is a globally operating and highly successful automotive company, internationally recognized for its innovative and high-quality products. For years, the company has been placing increased emphasis on innovative and future-oriented drive technologies, pioneering the technological shift towards a green future at an early stage. Due to the excellent order situation and continuous growth, we are now searching an experienced Program Buyer (f/m/x) for the plant in Upper Austria.

Your Main Tasks: 

  • You manage the contractual relationship between the engineering and suppliers
  • You lead regular reporting of purchasing performance for the programs
  • You run deep analysis of RFQs from approved suppliers to support production and pre-production requirements 
  • You lead cost improvement ideas to implement strategies directly to all internal stakeholders and suppliers to drive cost reductions
  • You maintain permanent and direct contact with the suppliers
  • You attend and lead workshops for purchasing continuous improvement
  • You lead sourcing decisions in order to optimize price, delivery and payment terms in line with purchasing strategy

Your Qualification and Experience: 

  • Educational background in Engineering, Master, or similar from a University, University of Applied Science or Technical College 
  • Experience in procurement activities in the electronic or automotive industry
  • Know-how in the supplier management in procurement strategies and processes
  • Expertise in R&D projects and processes
  • Experience in the handling of international suppliers
  • Fluent English skills, German language skills are an add on
  • Driving licence B

The Offer: 

  • 30 days holidays per year
  • Public transport ticket
  • Option to work from home for several days a week
  • Annual gross salary of minimum EUR 65.000,-
  • Willingness of overpayment regarding experience and qualification