Technical Purchaser


Your tasks:

  • As a subject matter expert, you will lead and manage sourcing process (RFI, RFQ, RFP, etc.) for key strategic contracts to ensure the most competitive supply advantage for BASF.
  • Issues purchase orders to suppliers, ensures supplier commitments are provided in a timely manner and supplier capacity constraints are addressed.
  • You will manage the supplier qualification and evaluation activities; you will also drive the consequent improvement activities.
  • You will guarantee a systematic and regular follow-up of running projects and subsequent reporting.
  • Negotiate cost savings with new and incumbent suppliers.
  • You will be responsible for developing your supplier portfolio/list, reduce single source cases.

 

Your Profile:

  • Overall 3 to 5 years experience in technical purchasing.
  • Relevant business/commercial or construction/engineering degree is from advantage.
  • Highly skilled at building and maintaining effective and productive relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Strong negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements
  • Contract management and supplier experience
  • Technical knowledge and basic understanding of construction engineering and components and supply chain management
  • Fluent in English language, both written and verbal with high communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • International and multicultural awareness.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Driving license.
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Technical Purchaser