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This role involves heading up a team of procurement and logistics specialists in the Busch-Jaeger Elektro, Germany (ELSB) in Lüdenscheid / NRW, implementing effective sourcing strategies to ensure that suppliers have the capability and capacity to meet current and future business requirements.
You will drive excellence in the execution of purchasing and logistics strategies that aid the business by optimizing costs, quality and reliability of suppliers and supplied products.
Strategic, project work for new product launches and product discontinuations
Technical evaluation of supplier offers, acceptance of delivered equipment or services as fit for purpose
Supplier selection, supply chain management, contract design as well as ensuring the quality requirements in consideration legal knowledge
Leveraging CIPS category teams locally, regionally and globally to ensure appropriate supplier selection and qualification
Contract negotiations on quantity, prices, delivery dates and general contract conditions
Ensure top-quality supply during start-up and phase-out projects, including the implementation of problem-solving processes
Ensure manufacturing and material cost reductions over the entire product life cycle through design to cost
Ensure compliance with applicable legal regulations and ABB guidelines
More than 2 years of experience in procurement, working as strategic or project buyer with focus on electronic
Well-founded technical knowledge in the field of electronics as well as basic knowledge in the field of digitalization and Internet of Things, Services and People (IoTSP)
Experience in the international product development and purchasing process and knowledge of procurement processes
Strong negotiation skills and good knowledge of contract design
German and English spoken and written
High flexibility and willingness to travel internationally