Job Title: Lead Buyer - Fruit & Vegetables m/f

Job Industry: Beverages, Brewing, Confectionery, Dairy, Flavors, Flavours, Food, Food & Beverages, Ingredients, Lebensmittel, Manufacturing, Nahrungsmittel, Nutrition, Sweet
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Your Role

  • Participate in the implementation of purchasing strategies for the raw material groups Apples, Red Fruit and Vegetables
  • Process orders and documentation of transactions in SAP as well as monitoring the order confirmation
  • Track orders and contracts and liaise with Lead Buyers on purchasing activities
  • Connect and communicate with suppliers, prepare supplier and negotiation meetings
  • Prepare the evaluation of current and potential suppliers
  • Collect and analyze data independently, compile  statistics and prepare decision making
  • Monitor and analyze national and international procurement markets
  • Maintain material and supplier data in SAP
  • Process complaints if necessary

Your Profile

  • Experience in purchasing, ideally in the food industry
  • Strong analytical intellectual capacity, negotiation skills, determination and persuasive personality
  • Reliability, flexibility and resilience even in times of  high workloads
  • Team Player as well as proactive, self-starting mentality
  • Academic degree in business or food technology
  • Excellent communication skills in German and English
  • Literate in MS Office and ideally SAP MM

Your Benefit

  • The motivating working atmosphere of a high-tech, innovative company
  • The opportunity to realize your full potential and your ideas
  • The freedom to strike out in new directions

Company description:

It all started almost 180 years ago with a spice mill. Today, Döhler is a global producer, marketer and provider of technology-driven natural ingredients, ingredient systems and integrated solutions for the food and beverage industry. Innovation, trust, quality and sustainability are the values that characterise our company, and that we are proud of.

What characterises a successful company? We think it is company values that are lived out every day. They provide the answer to what a company stands for, which ideals it pursues and how committed it is to its staff, customers and suppliers. Above all, they create a corporate identity. That is why the Döhler Fundamentals are so important to us! They cover all the values that apply for us and for you equally all over the world. As a globally active company with more than 5,000 employees from a vast range of cultural backgrounds, countries and age groups, these values bring us together and allow us to present a uniform image. They are essential for our success – and thus shape our future.

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