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Buyer for Botanical Ingredients (m/f/d)

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Date: Jul 21, 2021

Location: Darmstadt, HE, DE, 64295

Company: Döhler Group

Reference ID: 20070

Doehler is a global producer, marketer and provider of technology-driven natural ingredients, ingredient systems and integrated solutions for the food and beverage industry. We provide its customers with a wide product range including natural flavours, natural colours and textures as well as healthy and functional ingredients for foods and beverages. Join Doehler and contribute with your vision and ideas to drive major projects. We are looking for talents who are committed to our ultimate customer focus and who are ready to deliver their best performance in a thriving environment.

Your Role

  • Development and implementation of a global sourcing strategy for food ingredients and food additives from the raw material area botanicals (spices, herbs, plant extracts) in coordination with the lead buyer
  • Observation of the raw material market as well as evaluation of market information with the aim of determining the right time to buy
  • Maintaining information on relevant price trends and developments in the procurement markets and, if necessary, adjusting purchasing concepts and measures in cooperation/exchange with the lead buyer and the business unit
  • Analyze and evaluate current and potential suppliers, taking into account internal requirements in terms of performance, quality and cost
  • Independently conducting supplier meetings as well as negotiating and concluding purchasing contracts
  • Carrying out administration and documentation of transactions in SAP (for example, creating contracts and raw material samples; continuous maintenance of raw material price updates)
  • Processing customer complaints
  • Maintenance of supplier and material master data


Your Profile

  • Strong analytical thinking skills, negotiation skills, Determination and assertiveness
  • Ability to work in a team and a high degree of initiative
  • Ideally, first professional experience in purchasing, ideally in the chemical or food industry
  • Successfully completed scientific and/or business studies or comparable commercial training with initial work experience
  • Very good knowledge of German and English

Your Benefits

  • A varied and responsible area of responsibility with an innovative company on a growth course
  • Flat hierarchies, efficient teams and short decision processes within a family-owned business
  • A challenging job with an international orientation at our headquarters in Darmstadt
  • Trust-based working hours as part of an open corpotare culture
  • Employee benefits such as leasing offers, discounts and a company pension plan
  • Individually-tailored advanced training and personal development options offered by our Döhler Academy


Please apply online and provide us with your earliest possible entry date and your salary expectation. Caroline Celik will get back to you as soon as possible.

Please take into consideration, that we cannot accept any other channel or send back hard copy applications.