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Head of Operational Purchasing (m/f/d)

As a shaping force of the energy transition, our client is significantly involved in a climate-friendly energy system in Germany, ensures stability and security of supply as well as the constant expansion of the infrastructure. Become an important part of the energy transition and actively drive it forward.


  • Canteen
  • Social Counseling
  • Company pension plan
  • Christmas money
  • flexible working
  • Occupational health management
  • Employee development
  • Parking spaces available

Your experience

  • Completed studies in economics, business administration, industrial engineering or a comparable course of study
  • Leadership experience; ideally in the management of team leaders
  • Sound knowledge of purchasing processes along the entire value chain (source to contract (S2C), procure to pay (P2P), material group & supplier management, reporting and controlling)
  • Application knowledge in the systems SAP MM, FI, CO and eProcurement solutions
  • Business fluent German and very good English skills, both written and spoken
  • High level of empathy to guide employees through the transformation in procurement
  • Negotiation skills, strong presentation skills and an open and communicative nature complete your profile

These are your tasks

  • Responsibility for operational purchasing with direct reporting line to the Head of Overall Purchasing
  • Responsibility for transaction-driven commodity groups according to strategic purchasing specifications (e.g. office supplies, IT consumables) including tactical negotiations according to predefined value limits
  • Responsible for the complete supplier management of all B- & C-suppliers
  • Leading the team management of operational purchasing as well as accounts payable management and personnel development of all 40 employees in the two teams
  • Conceptual design and implementation of digitalization & automation potentials in close cooperation with other departments

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