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Purchasing Manager (m/f) 


  • Investigate, establish, and support local sourcing activities for spare parts for NA market demands currently supplied by EOS GmbH
  • Investigate, establish, and support local sourcing activities for local production activities such as the Integra P400 system, working with suppliers to ensure regular supply
  • Work closely with EOS GmbH Purchasing team to identify, screen and develop supply base in NA for production parts for Germany-produced systems
  • Establish basic purchasing practices in North America, consolidating various processes currently in use
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers based on volume, price, quality, on-time delivery, and client service
  • Assess strategic sourcing decisions through data-driven financial return analysis
  • Build lean extended supply chain in all areas, creating flexible supplier partnerships
  • Initiate continuous quality improvement in work processes using root cause analysis
  • Assist in resolving supply issues, proactively recommending and driving improvement activity to avoid recurrence
  • Build relationship between NA and EOS GmbH Purchasing team members
  • Perform special projects and/or other duties of Purchasing department as needed


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field
  • Minimum of 5-7 years' experience showing advancement in position and responsibilities
  • Purchasing management experience preferred
  • APICS certification preferred
  • Strong knowledge of supply chain management and lean principles required
  • Experience developing and using advanced negotiation techniques, writing commodity strategies, identifying and analyzing input cost drivers, benchmarking methodologies, supplier performance metrics and writing supplier contracts
  • Proven history of developing effective inventory management policies preferred
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of SAP is a significant plus
  • Willingness to learn and work with EOS-specific ERP systems
  • Proficient with Microsoft software (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc…)
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Willingness to travel to other EOS locations as needed. 

With about 1.200 employees in 12 locations worldwide, EOS is the development and production partner of choice for industry in Europe, America and Asia. We aim to extend our technological lead and thus further strengthen our market position. We are looking for dedicated individuals passionate about this technology who will pursue these goals with us and who are able to respond to new challenges flexibly. We offer exciting career prospects and an attractive benefit package.

You are the ideal candidate for our team if you really want to make a difference and strive for personal advancement. Can you use autonomy and a creative environment to make your ideas come true? Then do not hesitate to send your application in English which should state your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations. 

Stelle offen seit: 28. November 2018