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Corporate Buyer (m/f/d) Packaging

Germany, Hessen, KriftelPurchasing

Job description

  • managing spend and supplier portfolio for packaging material
  • liase and align with Castolin’s supply and market centers to drive packaging standardization and supplier portfolio harmonization
  • writing and processing packaging specification
  • developing sourcing strategy for packaging material, monitoring and controlling adherence
  • analyzing market trends and cost drivers, negotiating prices and terms of purchase
  • preparation of sourcing decisions at best possible conditions in terms of competitiveness in cost, quality and delivery
  • close coordination with plant operations and engineering to assure timely execution of product development & tooling, sample submission and testing
  • confers with current and new potential suppliers to determine supplier capabilities in terms of production capacity, transportation and inventory management
  • conducting RFQs and cost analysis
  • identifying and realizing cost reduction potentials
  • supporting interesting and varied projects in the Commodity Indirect Material
  • administration of supplier contracts, price and supplier master data

Job requirements

  • Completed commercial apprenticeship specializing in Purchasing, degree in packaging engineering, or Bachelor's degree
  • 2 years purchasing experience in an international company with packaging background
  • Knowledge of the Global Pack market and sustainability standards
  • Strong Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Agile, assertive and organized
  • excellent administrative skills, great attention to detail
  • Knowledge of project management desirable
  • Very good knowledge of English, preferably other languages like French & German
  • Willingness for occasional business travel


What we have to offer:

  • a dynamic and varied range of tasks and an international working environment
  • room for personal and professional development
  • individual design possibilities
  • a highly motivated and friendly team
  • attractive remuneration commensurate with performance
  • 30 days vacation per year

Have we aroused your curiosity and would you like to actively shape the future of the Castolin Group? Then we look forward to receiving your application documents, including details of your salary expectations and possible starting date. Ms. Nicole Büchner from the HR department will be happy to answer your questions in advance at 06192-403-235.

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