VAG s.r.o. - member of VAG and Aurelius Group - has been operating in the Czech and global market for more than 135 years. Wherever water is recycled, moved, stored and distributed - our valves and gates play a leading role. With our team of dedicated and innovation-driven individuals, we are able to build on our success story every day. Come on board and join us on our voyage to global growth in this exciting market of the future.

Strategic Purchaser

Strategic Purchaser at VAG s.r.o. is responsible for ensuring cost-effective and timely purchase of assigned materials, goods and services as required by the procurement plan whilst ensuring quality control and compliance with the company´s policies and procedures.


  • Elaborates commodity strategies in alignment with company and procurement strategies
  • Proactively identifies and executes cost reduction opportunities to achieve financial goals.
  • Maintains and promotes long-lasting relationships with existing suppliers as well as approaching new suppliers and explore new opportunities – actively drives the global sourcing strategy.
  • Performs all procurement and contracting activities including pre-qualification, tender management, bidding process, negotiation, supplier auditing, new supplier approvals, nomination, supplier record maintenance, elaboration of frame contracts
  • Drafts and reviews contract specifications and provisions (e.g. penalties, payment terms, compliance terms)
  • Communicates with the suppliers to ensure that the deliverable materials, goods or services meet specified needs and requirements and are delivered on time.
  • Actively participates in continuous improvement activities including supplier consolidation rationalization, inventory optimization, payment terms adjustment and the use of best practice purchasing techniques (cost break-downs, open book policies) to obtain best price and quality.
  • Demonstrates the initiative to improve and streamline procurement processes in the organization and work cooperatively with others in order to generate quality services to the company.


  • Proven experience in the procurement and sourcing field.
  • Education in field of Supply Chain Management / Business Administration / Manufacturing / Distribution & Logistics would be an advantage.


  • Strong working knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of contracts.
  • Significant experience in collecting and analyzing data.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external teams.
  • Very good command of English.
  • Some degree of IT literacy and the ability to handle electronic data.
  • Hands on experience with the company ERP software, especially with the SAP modules.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.


  • Interesting job in multinational company
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Dynamic work in a modern work environment
  • Stable, friendly and professional team
  • Possibility of professional growth and development
  • Benefit scheme (meal vouchers, allowance to pension/life insurance, 5 weeks of vacation, sick days etc.)

Informace o pozici

VAG s.r.o.
Lipová alej 3087/1, Hodonín
Požadované vzdělání: Středoškolské nebo odborné vyučení s maturitou
Požadované jazyky: Angličtina (Pokročilá)
Benefity: Bonusy/prémie, Mobilní telefon, Notebook, Příspěvek na penzijní/životní připojištění, Flexibilní začátek/konec pracovní doby, Dovolená 5 týdnů, Vzdělávací kurzy, školení, Závodní stravování, Příspěvek na sport/kulturu/volný čas, Zdravotní volno/sickdays, Možnost si napracovat hodiny, Zahraniční pracovní cesty
Zařazeno: Nákup, Nákupčí
Typ pracovního poměru
Typ pracovního poměru: Práce na plný úvazek
Délka pracovního poměru
Délka pracovního poměru: Na dobu neurčitou
Typ smluvního vztahu
Typ smluvního vztahu: pracovní smlouva
Zadavatel: Zaměstnavatel

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