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Strategic Buyer

Grafton Slovakia s.r.o.

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Ilava, Slovak Republic
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 3 500 - 4 000 EUR/month
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

- Responsibility for strategic purchasing of direct components and materials for all plants within Group
- Non ferrous alloys + scrap metal in bulk for foundry
- Titanium, Aluminum & Steel bar material for machining and forging
- Steel, Alu and Titanium forgings
- Independently conducting price and contract negotiations with suppliers
- Leading commercial and technical saving projects from purchasing point of view
- Preparing and placing enquiries with potential suppliers,
- Close cooperation with Production and Supply Chain Management across all Booster Group sites
- Participation in new product projects and corresponding representation of purchasing concerns
- Regular market analyses and identification of optimisation potential for the purchasing department
- Regular reporting to management on savings projects and sales to purchase delta on purchased raw materials
- Supplier management (delivery discipline, quality escalations, COPQ extraction support, payment discrepencies resolution as dunning)
- Creation and maintenance of supplier master data, creation & maintenance of purchase orders in SAP

Employee perks, benefits

- Attendance bonus
- Contribution to 3rd pension pillar

Information about the selection process

Send us your CV in English and Slovak if you have one.

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Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) and German - Upper intermediate (B2)

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

- Completed commercial or technical studies
- Experience with procurement of steel and non-ferrous materials a major advantage
- Experience with procurement of forgings & castings welcome
- Several years of experience in strategic purchasing with a technical focus
- Technical affinity
- Initial experience in project management
- Confident handling of MS Office programs
- Flexibility, assertiveness and strong communication skills
- Structured, result-oriented and independent way of working
- Fluent English and German
- Ability to travel on a regular basis within Europe
- Experience with SAP welcome


Brief description of the company

Recruitment agency.

The company is a holder of a licence to offer recruitment services.