ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co. KG

ALPLA, a name that is synonymous with plastic packaging of the highest quality worldwide. Around 20,800 employees produce high-quality packaging for the food, cosmetics and cleaning industries at 178 locations in 46 countries.

PROCUREMENT EXPERT (m/f) – ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co. KG

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Your responsibilities

  • Develop and realize procurement strategy of materials and services (related to colors, additives, packaging, professional services, MRO, supply chain, and others)
  • Identify and monitor key cost factors in entrusted product categories
  • Negotiate pricing, payment terms and delivery conditions – initiatives supporting higher profitability of the long term business
  • Build strong relationship with internal customers by delivering professional support and being oriented on problems solving
  • Searching of new suppliers to reach maximum savings within assigned categories
  • Performing tenders and cost analysis in order to find the best supplier
  • Searching for new suppliers in Europe for new products, equipment, spare parts and services for existing and new product categories based on long-term company sourcing strategy and short-term company requirements
  • Conducting activities aimed at streamlining the processes and reducing costs
  • Achieve key performance goals against savings level, processes, competitive advantage and service provided
  • Participate in projects and other ad-hoc tasks as determined by management

Your competencies and qualifications

  • Economical university degree
  • 3 or more years procurement related experience mandatory within the manufacturing industry as well as having good knowledge of supply chain and standards in industry sector
  • Ability to analyze trends and take countermeasures
  • High flexibility and willingness to travel (20-30 %)
  • Self-dependent and hands-on working style
  • Continuous improvement experience
  • Be fluent in English at negotiation level
  • Analytical thinking and negotiation and communication skills, orientation for results and problem solving
  • Self-driven individual with strong sense of ownership in business performance.
  • Ability to manage individual projects

We offer

  • A modern and dynamic work environment in a family owned company
  • Attractive salary and bonus package according to market level
  • Challenging tasks with a high degree of self-responsibility
  • Individual performance will be remunerated and further development supported

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Information regarding this vacancy:

Working location: Bystřice – Petrovice
Employment form: Full-time work
Required education:University
Posted by: ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co. KG


Working location:

Bystřice – Petrovice


ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co. KG

ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co. KG

ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co. KG