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Lead Materials Planning & Execution Specialist (m/f/x)

Our customer is globally successful providing products and services for measurement and controls in the oil and gas industry. Our client is hiring at the site near Cologne

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Materials Planning & Buying team and ensuring the team achieves all metrics
  • Developing supplier relationships
  • Working closely with planners, buyers & external supplier base
  • Working with suppliers to develop inventory and procurement strategies and developing continuous improvement projects
  • Being responsible for operational procurement including ordering materials and providing delivery promise dates
  • Support new product implementations and end-of-life processes
  • Ensuring data integrity & maintenance in the ERP system (SAP)
  • Lead projects for material availability and inventory management


  • Degree in Industrial Engineering or other business/engineering degrees or equivalent knowledge or experience
  • Proven experience in material planning and supply chain management
  • Strong communication & influencing skills
  • Being an excellent team leader & team player
  • Problem solving mindset
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Outstanding MS Office skills
  • Experience in using SAP R/3 / ECC
  • Lean and Six Sigma knowledge
  • APICS certification preferred

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