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General Electric Procurement Buyer/ Operativer Einkäufer (m/w/d) in Lichtenfels, Germany

Job Description Summary

We are seeking a driven and detail-oriented Buyer to be responsible for selecting and purchasing quality products for our business. Your responsibilities will include processing purchase orders, negotiating with suppliers and tracking orders. The buyer will work with staff across departments to forecast the needs of the business and make purchase decisions. As Buyer within our Sourcing/ Procurement Team you´ll manage the buying process applying sourcing policies and budgets.

The Buyer should be analytically minded and possess excellent negotiating skills. Knowledge of sales and marketing principles is advantageous.

At GE Additive, we continue to work every day to bring the transformative power of advanced manufacturing to businesses around the globe. Through our own extensive experience incorporating additive technologies into our production process, we recognize the value and possibilities it brings to modern design and manufacturing challenges.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Research, select and purchase quality products.

  • Build relationships with suppliers and act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes and new projects and activities.

  • Negotiate and improve terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities, utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods.

  • Process requisitions and update management on status of orders.

  • Support the purchasing function and other relevant departments and communicate any supply problems which may impact business operations.

  • Analyze market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions.

Required Qualifications

  • Relevant business/commercial degree.

  • Previous experience of working in a purchasing team preferably within an automotive or manufacturing environment. Career changers from sales or commercial management are also welcome.

  • Open mindset and pleasure in working with other people.

  • Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding.

  • Good German and English language skills, Swedish is a plus

GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognizes the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance. As a new joiner to GE Additive, we are pleased to be able to offer you the following in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs:

  • company pension plan,

  • supplemental health insurance,

  • long service awards,

  • invalidity and death insurance,

  • holiday storage, Kindergarten and fitness subsidy.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No