Jobs at X-FAB

The X-FAB Group - about 4,000 employees - is the leading analog/mixed-signal foundry manufacturing silicon wafers for analog-digital integrated circuits (mixed-signal ICs). X-FAB customers benefit from high-performance technologies, excellent technical design and prototyping services; and fast, easy and flexible foundry access worldwide.

Strategic Purchaser (m/f/d)

Erfurt, Germany

We are looking for a Strategic Buyer (m/f/d) in the Procurement department for the Erfurt site at the earliest possible date. 
The function contains close coordination with the local and cross-location interfaces.

Your role:

  • Procurement management

    • Independent negotiation of local strategic projects 
    • Drafting and coordinating contracts, documents and regulations 
    • Evaluation and preparation of decision papers for investment projects and long-term supply contracts
  • Supplier management 

    • Regular analyses of price trends, purchasing and consumption volumes, sales trends, stock levels, supplier shares and benchmarking
    • Derivation/development of optimisation potential through second source use, framework agreements and others
    • General contact management for current orders, operational problem solving
    • Order processing and master data maintenance 

      • Processing of requisitions, ad hoc request for quotations, evaluation of quotations 
      • Order initiation and tracking, invoice checks 
      • Recording and initiating measures in the event of internal and external defects (complaints processing)

    Your profile:

    • Completed university education with a focus on business administration, logistics, supply chain, industry or similar plus initial subject-specific experience
    • Analytical and entrepreneurial mindset 
    • Excellent communication and organisational skills 
    • Very good negotiation skills
    • Initial experience of working with relevant ERP systems desirable
    • In-depth knowledge of procurement processes 
    • Very good knowledge of German and English (business fluent)

    We look forward to your application!

    Contact person : Katharina Fietzsch

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