Director Project Procurement (m/f/d)

Bayreuth, DE

CYBEX is a company that puts tomorrow’s people at the heart of its brand. Always questioning the status quo and not afraid of challenging the establishment, CYBEX has become not just a leader in child safety but is seen as an innovative lifestyle and fashion brand for parents. We offer car seats, baby carriers, kids furniture and strollers enabling parents to keep their little ones safe in style. After growing rapidly in the last few years, we look for ambitious talent to contribute to CYBEX’s success story.

Your areas of responsibilities:

  • Ensure the execution of procurement strategies across our product portfolio to deliver consistent and high-quality value 
  • Manage the skills and competency development of the project procurement team, including training development and knowledge management capabilities
  • Ensure achievement of procurement targets as well as the overall project success, managing cost analysis, cost reduction potentials, and third party material costs 
  • Handle tender management and RFQ process 
  • Moderate project-related cost reduction workshops and act as an interface between the VAVE and project management team
  • Lead price negotiation with suppliers and manage the supplier onboarding process
  • Take tooling, jigs, and fixture purchasing decisions and ensure compliance with cost agreements

Your profile of qualification:

  • Successfully completed studies in engineering, business administration, or a comparable qualification
  • Several years of experience in a similar leadership position in procurement, preferably in the industrial sector with a focus on sourcing in Asia
  • In-depth experience with methods of cost structure analysis and project management
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and BOM files
  • Extensive experience of collaboration with local suppliers
  • Strong commercial and business acumen, with exceptional negotiation skills
  • Excellent relationship-building, influencing, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with SAP would be a plus
  • Fluent English skills and willingness to travel (20-30 percent)

CYBEX operates globally and has employees from over 29 nations. If you are keen to leave your footprint in a swiftly growing business that offers plenty of opportunities to grow both on a professional and individual level, you’ve come to the right place. As part of Goodbaby International Holdings Ltd., CYBEX is dedicated to creating an inclusive working environment that encompasses diversity and equal opportunities. In addition to a competitive salary, attractive annual leave, and discounts on our products you’ll have the chance to develop your personal profile in an international environment.