Plant Purchasing Buyer (NPM)

Your tasks

  • Sourcing, contract and price negotiations for non-production materials and services, and purchasing projects to contribute to the profitability of the company.
  • Lead and drive Tender or RFQ/ RFP/RFI.
  • Analysis and controlling of contractual agreements to prepare renegotiations/subsequent negotiations, initiate appropriate measures and ensure supplies / service deliveries..
  • Actively participate in the development phase of the sourcing process as per documented sourcing process by choosing suppliers, negotiating prices and commercial terms.
  • Consolidate and demand bundling to achieve cost savings.
  • Align with Purchasing process methods & tools and ensure compliance of global and country policies as well as category management.
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Your profile

  • Diploma or Bachelor degree with minimum 5-7 years experience in a Purchasing / Procurement function of Non-Production Materials (NPM) & Services.
  • MM Knowledge of SAP and Microsoft Office tools.
  • Experience in e-Sourcing Tool.
  • Excellent negotiation skills and a proven track record in cost reduction.
  • Team player with proven influencing and collaboration skills to work effectively across functions.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to interact with different levels of people.
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Our offer

Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.

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About us

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of €33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary. The ContiTech group sector develops and manufactures, for example, cross-material, environmentally friendly and intelligent products and systems for the automotive industry, railway engineering, mining, agriculture and other key industries. Guided by the vision of “smart and sustainable solutions beyond rubber,” the group sector draws on its long-standing knowledge of the industry and materials to open up new business opportunities by combining various materials with electronic components and individual services.

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