Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 7,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world.
Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions.
Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers.
The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.
Responsible for Project Procurement and Logistics.
Purchase of Project’s equipment, materials and supplies of specialized and complex nature, services and logistics in accordance with the company business in the Logistics Sector.
Principal Accountabilities :
Locate vendors. Execute RFI, RFQ and detailed costs analysis.
Negotiate purchases and contracts : prices, lead times, warranties, payment terms and all other conditions.
Define the best supplier along with key stakeholders.
Place & follow Purchase Orders and all related administrative activities.
Autonomously manage assigned Project’s Procurement and its Logistics delivering cost savings and creating value.
Follow processes, authorization matrix, fulfil audits of different nature, manage project’s procurement budget and purchasing plan.
All other related duties.
What We Are Looking For
Knowledge & Experience Required
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field or equivalent experience.
Able to fluently communicate in English (spoken and written).
Good knowledge of SAP MM, Excel, Word & Power Point.
3-5 years’ experience as a Project Buyer for industrial supplies.
Knowledge of Business and / or Project Management (desirable).
Negotiating & benchmarking skills.
Purchase strategy, planning and forecasting.
Supplier relationship management skills.
Knowledge of the supply chain, equipment, materials, products and commodity market in the Logistics business.
Understanding of product’s technical specification and drawings
High standards of professionalism.
Proactive approach to problem solving.
Flexible and multitasking
Methodical and quality focused.
Ability to achieve targets and results.
Persistent and persuasive.
Excellent communication skills.
Capable of working under pressure.
Customer oriented (Internal and External).
Strong analytical skills (including numerical).
Word, Excel & Power Point (advanced user).
Understanding of Project Budgets and Planning.