Manager Project Purchasing (m/f/d)

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talents brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead. Our people are Shaping Industry from the Inside. Why don´t you join us? 


DEU - Stuttgart
Last application date 2022-10-30 Location: DEU - Stuttgart

For our Purchasing team, based in Stuttgart, Germany, we are looking for a Manager Project Purchasing (m/f/d) to lead the European Project Purchasers team for the different business segments. 

Scope of your role

  • Develop, implement and communicate the different segments purchasing strategy
  • Coordinate the development of segment strategic roadmaps and ensure development progress and communication to the Sales organization
  • Ensure segment products and supplier’s gaps are identified and related action implemented
  • Provide regular update on suppliers and sourcing capabilities to the respective segments Lead Group
  • Ensure projects milestones, deliverables and overall supplier readiness are meeting the project timeline from business award to part approval and serial production
  • Align sourcing and supplier strategy for the different business segments with America and Asia project purchasing team for global consistency

What defines you

  • Bachelor's degree or above in Business Administration or equivalent experience
  • Experience from manufacturing or industrial products
  • 4-7 years experience in a purchasing function
  • Ability to mediate and resolve complex problems and issues
  • Strong leadership capabilities with excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures
  • Ability to communicate complex purchasing concepts in simple form to cross-functional departments or teams
  • Excellent in MS Office, especially Power Point
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good in spoken and written English, German is a must

We offer you

  • Several weeks of induction training for your new tasks: You will get to know our company, your contacts, and our structures
  • A challenging, multifaceted, and interdisciplinary field of activity
  • Work in multicultural environments
  • A flexible work environment in our new innovation center
  • First-rate transport infrastructure for pedestrian, (E-) bicyclists, (E-) car drivers, and PT users 
  • Flexible work hours with mobile work quantum

Start shaping the industry from the inside! 

Trelleborg is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we take pride in the diversity of our employees,

valuing the special experience and expertise that people from different backgrounds bring to our

business. The ability to develop ground-breaking technologies is one of our key assets and our people make it happen.



Feel free to contact our HR Recruitment Team for any questions: 

Stefani Sabotinova/HR
Phone: +49 711-7864-8333

Heike Gall/HR
Phone: +49 711-7864-399



The link to your LinkedIn profile can be found here

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