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Lead Buyer Fruit & Vegetables (m/f)

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Date: Nov 14, 2018

Location: Darmstadt, HE, DE, 64295

Company: Döhler Group

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

  • Strategic Procurement of the raw material groups Red Fruit and Vegetables ingredients for global plants of the Doehler Group        
  • Negotiate conditions and conclude framework contracts
  • Analyze and monitor international procurement markets, evaluate and communicate market-specific data
  • Select, qualify, evaluate and develop global suppliers
  • Elaborate and implement purchasing strategies for one or more material groups in the area of Red Fruit and Vegetables ingrendients in coordination with relevant Business Units, R&D and raw material management
  • Interdisciplinary teamwork with other plants, cross-functional teams and projects

Your Profile

  • Strong analytical capacity, negotiation skills, determination and persuasive personality
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Academic degree in business or food technology
  • Reliability, flexibility and resilience even in times of high workloads
  • Team Player as well as proactive, self-starting mentality
  • Well-founded knowledge of raw materials of the food or chemical industry
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in German and English
  • Broad experience in strategic procurement in the production industry, ideally in the food and beverages industry
  • Literate in SAP MM and MS Office

Your Benefits

  • The motivating working atmosphere of a high-tech, innovative company
  • The opportunity to realize your full potential and your ideas
  • The freedom to strike out in new directions

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.

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