Director Technical 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.


Areas of responsibilities:


  • Design and execute procurement strategies for the brands Cybex, gb, CBX, considering technical requirements, quality standards, cost-effectiveness, and supplier capabilities
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, negotiate contracts, and monitor their performance, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Continuously evaluate and enhance procurement processes to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and minimize risks. Stay updated with industry trends, market conditions, and emerging technologies relevant to technical procurement
  • Implement best practices, standard operating procedures, and automation tools to streamline the procurement lifecycle. Lead and manage a team of procurement professionals, providing guidance, coaching, and support
  • Creation and responsibility for cost analysis and overview reports based on BOM Costing
  • Tender Management and RFQ process incl. obtaining quotes
  • Quote analysis, comparison and creation of cost estimates
  • Develop and manage the procurement budget, ensuring cost control and adherence to financial guidelines through strategic sourcing, competitive bidding, volume discounts, and effective contract negotiation
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including engineering, R&D, and operations teams, to understand technical specifications and requirements for procurement

Your profile of qualification:


  • Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain management, engineering, or a related field
  • Proven experience in technical procurement, strategic sourcing, or supply chain management, with progressively increasing responsibilities
  • In-depth knowledge of procurement principles, and strong understanding of technical specifications and requirements for procuring complex goods and services
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating contracts, managing supplier relationships, and driving cost savings
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions
  • Solid understanding of risk management principles and practices within procurement
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities, with a track record of building and developing high-performing teams
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, suppliers, and senior stakeholders
  • Proficiency in procurement software tools, SAP, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, and data analysis tools
  • Willingness to Travel
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus


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.