Strategic Supply Manager (m/f/d) Electronics & Drives

Kaufering near Munich
Reference No: 8781

What's the role?

We are searching an assertive and customer-oriented Strategic Supply Manager (m/f/d) to take over the responsibility for two material groups within our purchasing department Electronics & Drives.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With more than 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

As a Strategic Supply Manager (m/f/d) you define, implement and lead the material group strategy for two material groups within the area of Electronics & Drives. Within these material groups you act as Lead Buyer and your main focus is to nominate the new business coming from development projects. Your task is to develop and apply advanced negotiation strategies. You define the optimized supplier portfolio that fulfils our high standards in terms of quality and delivery performance. With your strategic suppliers, you should identify and realize cost reductions potential. Furthermore, you act as escalation path to keep operational excellence in fulfilment at a high level.

80% of our entry positions at Headquarters are filled with interns. It’s testament to how much we value, develop and look after our people.

What do we offer?

We attach great importance to a good work-life-balance for our employees. That is why Hilti Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH offers a comprehensive and individual benefits package.

• Flat hierarchies and career opportunities
• Company pension (employer-financed)
• Flexible working arrangements and teleworking
• Individual career and development opportunities
• Employee share in company success

Integrity, courage, teamwork and commitment are essential for Hilti – both today and tomorrow. We are proud to say that we not only talk about our values, but also live them every day.

Why should you apply?

Our purchasing team consists of highly qualified people with different background and nationalities. Your openness to new approaches, enthusiasm and know-how to purchase Electronics makes you a perfect fit to our team. If you have never worked in the contruction industy before, it is no problem. Success at Hilti is based on eagerness to learn and the will to perform – no matter what your personal background is. We value engagement and expertise.

What you need is:

  • Completed university degree in industrial engineering, specialized in electronics
  • At least 3 years´ professional experience in purchasing and project management within an international environment
  • Very good analytical skills and strategic thinking
  • Very good negotiation skills in an international environment
  • Excellent communication skills in German and English and international mobility

During your job interview you will spend some time with us and get to know our company. Thus you will get a feeling for the job and our corporate culture.

Hilti stands for equal opportunities. We are looking forward to receiving applications from severely disabled persons and similarly disabled persons.

Contact: Hilti Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH I Miriam Klocker I Human Resources

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“I love the fact that my job isn’t just technical. It involves planning and dealing with people too. The culture is brilliant. It’s challenging, yes, but it’s friendly and welcoming too. It’s all about teamwork, and your ideas are really taken on board.”

- Andreas, Head of Corporate Research and Technology

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