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Head of 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.

Your areas of responsibilities:

  • Lead the technical procurement team with currently five employees and further staffing
  • Analyze market trends and derive procurement strategies
  • Responsible for the strategic supplier selection, lead the contract negotiations, take over audits and contribute to the establishment and maintenance of supplier relationships
  • Develop our existing supplier structure and purchasing processes
  • Evaluation and analysis of the product and component costs to realize potential savings
     

Your profile of qualification:

  • Successfully completed a studies in business engineering, business administration or a comparable technical education
  • Several years of experience in a similiar leadership position in direct procurement (plastics, metals, electronics), preferably in the industrial sector with a focus on sourcing in Asia
  • In-depth experience with methods of cost structure analysis (VA / VE, Design to Cost) and project management
  • Fluent English skills, very good knowledge of MS Office, first experiences with SAP R / 3 would be a plus
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Willingness to travel (around 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.