Strategic Project Buyer (f/m/d) Process Automation

ABB

2.9

(7)

Mannheim, Germany

Why you should apply for a job to ABB:

  • We focus on the areas where we can make the biggest impact: reducing carbon emissions, preserving resources and promoting social progress.
  • ABB has flexible work options depending on job compatibility without compromising customer service or impacting colleagues.
  • ABB has launched a gender-neutral global parental leave program granting 12 weeks of paid leave for primary caregivers.
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    Position summary

    ps professionally, i.e., search for new business partners, qualify/audit, support and develop them

    • Strategically manage sourcing events and be committed to ensure competitive bidding (Source-to-contract)

    • Execute challenging negotiations with suppliers incl. claim management

    • Create and manage complex contracts and purchase orders (Procure-to-Pay)

    • Drive project management along the supply chain to secure deliveries on time and in budget

    • Cooperate with our international project teams within the HUB Central and South Europe

    Qualifications for the role

    • Qualified university degree with a business and/or technical focus

    • Several years of professional experience in purchasing in an internationally operating company

    • Strong methodological skills in strategic procurement, preferably in plant engineering/project business

    • Willingness to take on temporary special projects (operational excellence)

    • Broad negotiation experience, contractual expertise as well as secure MS Office and SAP skills

    • Fluent written and spoken German and English, further foreign language skills most welcome

    • Strong communicator, team player, able to work independently on projects

    • Willingness to travel (30%, mostly within Europe)

    Benefits

    • Retirement plan
    • Flexible work practices
    • Canteen
    • Employee Share Acquisition Plan
    • Wellbeing program

    More about us

    We look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English are appreciated). If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website https://www.abb.com. Work model: hybrid #LI-hybrid ABB is able to offer you an interesting role within a highly motivated team, together with open communication structures. On the basis of a personal, practice-oriented induction programme, you will be given the opportunity to acquire the confidence needed to work independently and self-reliantly within your assigned area. Even after the joining phase, ABB offers a wide range of individual career development opportunities and supports you in realising your career goals with targeted training measures. At ABB you will find an attractive working environment in all phases of life - including mobility services such as bicycle leasing, policies for sabbaticals and home office, the ABB children's vacation camp and taking care of family members. Interested in joining our team? We are looking forward to receiving your complete application through our online tool. In the case of equal suitability, people with severe disabilities and their equals are given preference. ABB AG Your contact is: ABB PersonalDirekt +49 (0) 621 381 3500 ABB Data Privacy Statement: https://new.abb.com/privacy-notice/candidate

    Why you should apply for a job to ABB:

  • We focus on the areas where we can make the biggest impact: reducing carbon emissions, preserving resources and promoting social progress.
  • ABB has flexible work options depending on job compatibility without compromising customer service or impacting colleagues.
  • ABB has launched a gender-neutral global parental leave program granting 12 weeks of paid leave for primary caregivers.