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Purchasing Manager - Steel and Metal Components (m/w)

Your are passionate for Sourcing?

Then you should take on this opportunity and apply at the Hager Electro GmbH & Co. KG. For our locations in Blieskastel we are currently searching for a Purchasing Manager - Steel and Metal Components (f/m) in a permanent contract.

Purchasing Manager - Steel and Metal Components (m/w)

This role will develop and lead strategic sourcing initiatives for steel and metal components spend across all production plants of the Hager Group; define, implement and conduct robust sourcing strategies for assigned categories; manage across functions and partner with operations procurement and other peer groups to support the business. The prospective incumbent will report to the Director Category Sourcing Hager Group and could be located in all major Hager Group locations.


  • Understand the company vision and deriving global sourcing mission to apply category strategies in order to provide a competitive advantage.
  • Be a competent ambassador of sourcing to promote and apply sourcing vision, mission and strategies.
  • Be accountable for supplier panel management to initiate and process continuous consolidation of the supplier base.
  • Drive Emerging Market sourcing for leveraging global supplier markets.
  • Ensure continuous development and improvement of suppliers to ensure compliance with sourcing KPI’s.
  • Understand, manage and control the risks arising out when acting within global supply chains and international supplier markets.
  • Contribute actively the development and analysis of make-or-buy decisions.
  • Draft, negotiate and apply supply contracts with international suppliers.
  • Analyse, develop and implement best practice sourcing techniques to the assigned category portfolio.  

Professional experience and knowledge

  • More than five 5 years experience in sourcing for a global acting company or an adequate function closely acting with vendors and/or suppliers. 
  • Bachelor and/or Master degree in Administration/Supply Chain Management or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Strong proven track record in development and implementation of global procurement strategies.
  • In depth experience with steel, metal components, such as but not limited to stampings and/or machined parts.
  • Good understanding of production processes and technologies of assigned categories.  
  • Capable to manage challenging sourcing tasks, e.g. dealing with mono-sources or high complexity of switching constraints.

personal qualifications:

  • International exposure; familiar to work within an international and multi-cultural environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Fluent English is mandatory; French and German is an additional asset.
  • Willing to travel globally.

Our offer

You can expect a position with responsibility and variety in an international environment and motivated team. We offer intensive integration, an attractive and fair compensation as well as internal and external training.

Your Challenge

Use your future chance and convince us. You can upload your application in our group-wide Application Management System. Please use the Online Application, you have to invest only 10 minutes time. Of course we are open for questions from your side.

Björn Frenzel
Personalreferent - HR Representative - Business Partner Corporate and Support Functions
Hager Group

+49 6842 945 7809

Hager Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
Zum Gunterstal
66440 Blieskastel