Head of Purchase Department (m/f)
BBC Bircher Automation
Hranice, Czech
před 2 dny


We are experts in automation and are looking for a new colleague for our team in Hranice!

Every year we implement several dozen projects in the field of automation We have many years of experience (more than 60!) in different industries like intralogistics, automotive industry or train business and we are attracted by new challenges.

We find solutions tailored to customer needs from initial analysis through project management, visualization to final assembly and training.

We are part of the Swiss BBC Group and we all support each other!

We are looking for a new colleague who isn’t afraid of taking responsibility :


What will be your tasks?

  • Management and development of the operative purchase department in BBC Bircher Automation Hranice
  • Search and select suitable suppliers for the purchase of project and overhead materials including market monitoring
  • Lead selected projects to reduce costs; identify and implement supply chain savings which lead to financial savings and improve the company's purchasing processes
  • Negotiate price conditions, including preparation of contracts for signing
  • Create and update price lists
  • Securing of the correct settings of the purchased material in the ERP-System (e.g. suppliers, prices, delivery dates, stock)
  • Purchase relevant analysis in SAP; run a system of evaluation of suppliers SCA (score cart analysis), communicate with suppliers of their evaluation, propose measures to improve supplier conditions and quality of supply
  • Close communication with the international purchase organisation within business unit
  • We would like you to achieve these KPIs :

  • Cost savings of purchased material
  • Inventory level including safety stock
  • Bundeling (50% reduction of PO’s)
  • What do we require?

  • Min. 5 years of professional experience in strategic purchasing with personnel responsibility
  • Result-oriented, strategic and creative thinking and acting
  • Strong negotiating skills with a proven track record
  • Team player with strong analytical skills
  • Excellent English and / or German in word and writing
  • SAP and MS-office user knowledge
  • What can we offer you?

  • Innovative team in a growing market
  • Clean, quiet and safe working environment with a motivated team that can work hard and play hard
  • We are a stable multinational employer - we will be happy if you work with us for a long time (we have those who have worked with us for 20 years but in Switzerland we also have an employee with a 50-year career)
  • Very good transport accessibility - the bus and train station is a 10-minute walk away and in addition we will give you a contribution for transport to work
  • Interesting benefits (free lunches, extra week of holiday, corporate events, birthday or jubilee gifts )
  • BBC Bircher Automation means courage, commitment, teamwork and integrity!

    Is this the right challenge for you? Then don’t hesitate to send us your CV in CZ and EN / DE to jobs bircher.com or by clicking "Apply Online".

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