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Lead Buyer - Wire and Steelcord (m/w)

Date: Dec 23, 2020

Location: Vienna, AT, 1030

Company: Semperit AG Holding


Semperit is a global rubber company. The product range extends from hydraulic and industrial hoses (Semperflex) and conveyor belts (Sempertrans) to moulded parts such as handrails (Semperform) through to examination, protective and surgical gloves (Sempermed segment). With our quality products, we have been well positioned for over 195 years and distribute them in more than 100 countries.



At our location in Vienna (Austria) we are looking for a highly-motivated:


Lead Buyer - Wire and Steelcord (m/w) 


Job Description:

  • Develop and implement procurement strategies for wires and steelcord with a two digit M€ purchasing volume.
  • Perform global supplier negotiations as well as the preparation of supply contracts that meet the requirements of the internal customers
  • Supplier Relationship Management: Optimize supplier portfolio, permanent analysis of the relevant raw material markets.
  • Identifying saving potentials and implement derived saving actions. Communication and presentation of the results to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Close interaction with internal stakeholders and local purchasing deparments in terms of order planning, volume allocation, continious tracking and claim handling.
  • Auditing and developing of existing and potential suppliers


Job Requirements:

  • Academical degree in Business Administration or Technical Engineering (University, University of applied science, HTL...)
  • Min. 3 years experience within Group Procurment of a global operating organisation
  • Preferable experience in the area of steel products.
  • Very good English skills, advanced Chinese skills are advantageous
  • Very good SAP and MS Office skills required
  • International Travel willingness (25%)
  • High level of analytical thinking, strucured working approach and interest in  that field of expertise.
  • Good communication and negotiation skills preferable with Chinese suppliers.


We offer an interesting challenge and attractive employment conditions in an international organisation with production sites in Europe (Austria, Germany, Hungary, Czech Republic and Poland), the USA, and Asia (Thailand, China, India, Malaysia), as well as further sales companies around the world. Good opportunities for further development and comprehensive training are guaranteed.


Location: 1030 Vienna


Please note that the contract for this position is initially limited to 24 months.

Gross monthly salary: from EUR €3.500,00  (in accordance with the collective labour agreement); higher rates dependent on professional qualifications and experience

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