Officer Sourcing, Indirect Purchasing

Niš, Serbia

Posted: 20-Sep-2017

Ref#: RS480/EU1709-25B


Johnson Electric Group is the definitive leader in micromotors, motion subsystems and actuators for automotive and industrial applications. Our motion solutions adjust car seats and headlamps, run   vacuum cleaners and power drills as well as 300 other applications worldwide. We are the safe choice for our clients.

For our manufacturing site based in Niš, Serbia we are looking for a


Officer Sourcing 
(Indirect purchasing)

Your Responsibilities 

  • Comply with commodity sourcing guidelines as defined by the company
  • Manage commodities and negotiating with supplier within defined strict bandwidth
  • Recommend commodities improvements and provide approved options by developing, consolidating and finding new suppliers
  • Advanced sourcing of supplier within European HQ guidelines
  • Develop preferred supplier to meet cost, quality and co-operation targets
  • Develop global suppliers and global contracts to benefit the company
  • Escalate to EU HQ Management any relevant issue and manage these according to approved guidelines

Your Profile 

  • BSc or MSc degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering with strong emphasis on purchasing 
  • Indirect purchasing experience, especially for machines / equipment
  • Experienced in contract & price negotiation
  • Knowledge and ability to handle different commodities issues
  • Good spoken and written English language skills is essential
  • ERP system (Oracle) knowledge is an advantage
  • Personal integrity, highly responsible, compliant with respective company regulation

What we offer

  • International and dynamical working environment
  • Being part of a newly established site in a worldwide known manufacturing company
  • Opportunity for continuous development


If you are interested in this challenging position we are looking forward to receive your CV in English.

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