Global Strategic Purchasing Manager

  • Supervision of the global C-Materials Procurement team
  • Negotiate beneficial contracts for raw material supplies to all locations across Europe
  • Develop new strategies in C-Material / raw material sourcing
  • Monitor the market ongoingly, collect data, comprehend key market drivers


  • Bachelor and Master degree in Engineering, Chemistry or Business
  • Six to ten years of strategic purchasing experience, ideally in the chemical or related industry.
  • Conceptual approach and business acumen
  • Ability to see and understand the whole pictureStrong problem solving and negotiation skillsFluent in German and fluent in English
  • Ideally experience in process excellence methodologies such as Six Sigma/Lean Management
  • Project Management experience and excellent leadership skills
  • Very good communications skills
  • Great ability to build rapports and networks within the organization and with suppliers
  • Ability to think and act on a global level, international attitude


Fluent German and English

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