TGW Logistics Group, headquartered in Austria, is a fast-growing group of companies and one of the leading international suppliers of material handling solutions. As systems integrator, we are in charge of planning, manufacturing, realising and maintaining distribution centres – including not only electro-mechanical equipment and robotics, but also controls and software. Today, over 4,000 employees in Europe, Asia and America excel with expertise and outstanding solution-oriented dedication. The TGW Future Private Foundation is the owner of the TGW Logistics Group. If you are striving to grow and take responsibility in an international, foundation-owned company, this job might be of interest to you:
As Strategic Purchasing Agent, you will be responsible for the long-term selection and support of our suppliers and for selected material groups (drive technology, sensors etc.) You will conduct contract negotiations independently and will be responsible for a sustainable material group strategy by using your strategic vision and technical experience.
Responsibility for supplier management, e.g. supplier selection, risk assessment etc.
Continuous development of new and existing suppliers with respect to quality, adherence to delivery dates and costs
Negotiation of prices and terms with suppliers on your own responsibility as well as drafting of contracts
Autonomous development and extension of material group strategies
Consultation and close collaboration with the internal departments
Optimisation of ordering processes in collaboration with the entire purchasing team
Completed technical or commercial education
Relevant professional experience in the purchasing of technical equipment
(preferably electrical engineering/electronics)
Confident appearance and excellence in closing deals
Distinct social skills and structured way of working
Good command of written and spoken English
Willingness to travel internationally (about 15–20% of working time)
A successful, international company with a strong focus on culture and values
A cooperative work environment in a proactive purchasing team for highly innovative products
Modern, high-quality IT and office equipment as well as numerous benefits
A well-structured training period and support by experienced colleagues
Flat hierarchies, short decision-making processes and a lot of room for creativity
A foundation-owned company as a reliable employer: "Focusing on People – Learning and Growing"
The minimum annual gross pay for this position is 45,846 Euros. A possible overpayment depends on your individual job experience and qualification. Use your knowledge and skills for an exciting job and start your career in a diversified field of responsibility in an international network for automated logistics technology.
Living Logistics. Promoting Careers.
TGW is an employer that promotes equal opportunities. We invite everybody interested in this job to apply.
Flexible Working Hours
Company Child Care
Individual Development Programs
Gym & Sports Classes
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