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Plant Buyer NPM Purchasing (m/w/d)


Hannover, NI, DE, 30453

Req ID 34469

We are looking for support in our Purchasing department (SCPNE92) at our location in Hanover.


Your tasks:

  • Support the plant in purchasing activities (non-production materials) according to ZF Purchasing Group Directives, Policy and KPIs
  • Implement global commodity strategy in the plant, adapt commodity strategy to local needs
  • Analyze the conditions of the market (developing and supervising the list of local bidders, cooperating, networking and assessing strategic suppliers)
  • Identify and lead cost reduction initiatives, optimize local supplier base
  • Request for quotations (RFQ) and select suppliers according to requisitions, lead negotiation on price and T&Cs; contracting and implementation


Your profile:

  • 3-5 years of experience in Purchasing, experience with suppliers and customers contacts at an international level and have both the maturity and assertiveness to discuss with suppliers and colleagues
  • Highly developed negotiation skills and result oriented
  • Ability to work in a team and manage projects remotely, people-oriented and independent
  • Willingness to travel, fluent in English and German; strong communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint), SAP skills desirable


Be part of our ZF team as Plant Buyer NPM Purchasing (m/w/d) and apply now!


Grischan Dietrich

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