Procurement Expert (m/f/d)
at our site in Iserlohn, Stefanstraße

We are an international automotive supplier offering body solutions that make tomorrow's mobility safe. With over 8,000 employees worldwide, we develop and produce complex metal and hybrid structures for body-in-white and chassis, which make a decisive contribution to the optimum protection of all vehicle occupants in the event of a car accident.

Your tasks

  • Continuous improvement of the Procurement systems, tools and related processes
  • Lead of the development and continuous improvement and integration of procurement systems from sourcing to settlement
  • Champion, embed and oversee the on-going development of procurement systems and tools into end to end procurement process, including spend analysis, sourcing, contract management, supplier management and requisition to pay
  • Work closely with colleagues across the Procurement Department and business stakeholders to ensure the effective and consistent application of strategies and systems
  • Lead of the simplification of the sourcing processes and related documentation
  • Produce guidance on the standards, policies and rules that are appropriate to the delivery and implementation of new processes and systems
  • Design and delivery of workshops/trainings to communicate system strategy and tools to the Procurement department and key stakeholders
  • Lead of the e-enablement of the supply chain through effective engagement and communication; designing and delivering supplier awareness programs and events to gain the support of key suppliers
  • Lead of specific Procurement projects as required to identify options and opportunities to achieve efficiencies in systems, processes and organizations through innovative techniques (e.g.: web-based technology, value stream mapping, etc.)
  • Monitoring of best practices of e-procurement in other organizations
  • Presentation of rationales for change in order to gain support from process champions and other stakeholders

Your profile

  • Preferably Bachelor or Master Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or equivalent commercial or technical subjects
  • An excellent theoretical and practical understanding of procurement processes from sourcing to settlement including systems supporting it
  • Min. 5 years of working experience in a 'state of the art' procurement organization of an industrial company, preferably in automotive   
  • Proof and experiences in system implementation and continues process improvement programs
  • Ability to relate to colleagues at all levels forming coalitions and support structures in an intercultural environment and on a global basis
  • High self-motivated and target oriented
  • Solution-oriented, pragmatic and independent way of working

Your contact

KIRCHHOFF Automotive GmbH 
Anna Lisa Asmus
Stefanstraße 2
58638 Iserlohn

Your benefits

Living and working in the region