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Lead Buyer (m/f/d) CAPEX Projects

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Date: Jan 6, 2023

Location: Darmstadt, Hesse, DE, 64295

Company: Döhler Group

Reference ID: 39908

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

  • Manage the technical project buying with focus on construction investment and technical equipment in a global matrix organization
  • Execute the strategic procurement of technical materials for the Doehler Group   
  • Negotiate conditions and conclude framework contracts  
  • Analyze and monitor international procurement markets, evaluate and communicate market-specific data
  • Select, evaluate and develop global suppliers
  • Innovate and implement purchasing strategies for technical components in project buying
  • Participate actively in other cross-functional teams and global projects

Your Profile

  • Several years of professional experience in purchasing in a global manufacturing industry, preferably with a focus on technical project buying
  • Academic degree in Business Administration or comparable degree 
  • Successful track record of cost saving delivery
  • Team player with strong negotiation skills, determination and persuasive personality as well as distinct analytical competencies
  • Well-founded knowledge of technical materials
  • Excellent communication skills in German and English
  • Experience in SAP R/3 (MM module), MS Office and Ariba; experience in S/4 Hana is a plus


Your Benefits

  • A various and highly responsible field of activities at an innovative and growing company
  • Exciting challenges involving Döhler’s very broad product portfolio
  • A customer and service-oriented working environment with plenty of freedom for ownership and for personal initiatives
  • 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


Please apply online and provide us with your earliest possible entry date and your salary expectation. Sarah Schneider 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.