Samsung SDI Battery Systems Graz Kalsdorf

Senior Project Buyer (m/f/d)

With the passion of our people, we contribute to a sustainable future for society by creating innovative products and service in e-mobility for our customers.

Samsung SDI Battery Systems is a global technology leader in e-mobility. Together with our customers in the automotive industry, we develop and test innovative battery systems for automotive applications based on state-of-the-art lithium ion technology.

The technology center of Samsung SDI Battery Systems is located in Kalsdorf, Austria, close to Graz. Samsung SDI is a full-service supplier for lithium ion cells, battery modules and battery packs for all electric vehicles as well as all types of hybrid vehicles.

Your core responsibilities are:

  • Supplier coordination in projects and evaluation of offers with commercial analysis (cost-break-downs)
  • Lead the sourcing processes within projects together with presentations and nomination proposals
  • Follow the supplier qualification process with supporting SQA department
  • Monitor supplier score-cards and perform supplier evaluation based on their performance
  • Negotiate and conclude nomination agreements with suppliers
  • Perform and provide cost calculations in projects
  • Work as part of component core team within projects together with other relevant departments and project team members
  • Close cooperation with the strategic purchasing team to monitor the supplier performance in the running projects (supplier-relationship-management)
  • Cooperate with project logistics on components availability process and lead needed actions
  • Working closely with purchasing members of other Samsung SDI plants and support with leading tasks

What you need is:

  • Completed technical or commercial studies
  • Several years of experience in project purchasing or related area
  • Basic knowledge in commercial and contract law
  • Good negotiations skills
  • Proactive and flexible personality with good analytical skills and stress resistance
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of the related production processes and costs
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and SAP usage
  • Very good communication skills in English, sufficient German knowledge
  • Readiness for business trips (20%)  

Our offer for you:

With regard to the Austrian Equal Treatment Act, we offer the following annual gross remuneration (full time/38.5 hours) as a basis for negotiations for this position: EUR 55.000.–

We also offer a market-standard overpayment depending on relevant work experience and qualifications.

Our Benefits for you:

Our most important resource? Our employees. We honor this with a multitude of benefits.

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