Strategic Procurement Manager (m/f/d) Region France
Logistik und Transport Festanstellung
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For our Business Unit Railcar Europe in Hamburg we are looking for you as Strategic Procurement Manager (m/f/d) Region France as soon as possible.

Your tasks:

  • Tenders, negotiations, conclusion of framework agreements for maintenance services for freight wagons and its components
  • Supplier management (incl. scouting, development, evaluation, optimization and controlling)
  • Participation in the development and implementation of procurement strategies and concepts
  • Monitoring of workshop performance and defining improvement measures
  • Initiation and implementation of projects for cost savings and supplier performance
  • Participation in yearly revision and material planning
  • Coordination of workshop capacities
  • On-site support for workshops
  • Working within the VTG Lead-Buyer organization
  • Internal and external optimization of supplier management and procurement processes  

Your profile: 

  • Successfully completed bachelor`s or master`s degree with technical background
  • Experienced in procurement of industrial maintenance services and supplier management
  • Profound knowledge of production or technical knowledge of industrial goods
  • Industrial knowledge in the rail sector is desirable
  • Profound negotiation skills and assertiveness
  • French language skills at native level, English language skills at least level B2
  • German language skills would be an advantage
  • Professional communication skills
  • Good knowledge of common Microsoft applications
  • High willingness to travel to Hamburg and within France
  • Remote work (Europe based)
Are you keen on tasks that move? Shape the future of VTG with us and experience exciting challenges and genuine cooperation in motivated teams. We look forward to your know-how and your enthusiasm!
Elisabeth Augsburg
HR Expert Talent Acquisition