Procurement Manager

Company Details


Our international and agile team is searching for a motivated person as Procurement Manager (f/m/d). This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in the demanding new space industry, supporting short-iteration development cycles at fast pace for a variety of technically challenging and exciting space commodities. You will work in an agile, dynamic, and international environment that aims for excellence in creating high-performance solutions while keeping production costs at an absolute minimum.

Your Tasks

  • Collaborate with Production, Engineering, and Project regarding the feasibility of complex technical projects and lead procurement and sourcing discussions with a strong focus on cost, quality, and delivery.
  • With your analytical mindset execute bid comparisons and drive supplier selection and decision making.
  • Review supplier offers and drive price and contract negotiations to meet the procurement strategy and company policies.
  • Build up and maintain your portfolio of suppliers and proactively manage all internal and external supplier communications; ensuring a positive and collaborative environment between internal stakeholders and your suppliers.
  • Work directly with Engineers to execute request for quotations and purchase orders to support rapid research and development.
  • Maintain accurate control and management of your procurement activities in the ERP system; providing full transparency across all business functions.
  • Review supplier deliverables and invoices and coordinate with Finance for closure of the procure to pay process.
  • Orchestrate your stakeholders to secure cost, delivery and quality targets are understood and met for your portfolio of suppliers.
  • Contribute to building a high volume, high performance, and reliable supply chain without sacrificing supplier relationships.

Your Qualificatons

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in business/economics or a completed commercial apprenticeship.
  • Relevant professional experience in purchasing technically demanding components.
  • Experience negotiating pricing and closing contracts with both small and large suppliers.
  • Confident in navigating and executing the order management process.
  • Good business acumen and can understand the big picture.
  • You are proactive and can work effectively within a Multi-Functional Team.
  • You have an affinity for technology and are enthusiastic about the space industry.
  • Fluency in Portuguese a big plus.
  • You have a business fluent command of written and spoken English.

Tagged as: SAP, economics, sales invoice, expenses payments, customer collections, accounts receivable and payable

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