Sourcing Specialist with Czech language
Job Description and Qualifications
At Air Products, we've been helping our customers to become more productive, energy efficient and sustainable for more than 75 years. With approximately 16,000 employees and operations in 50 countries, we serve customers across a wide range of industries from food and beverage to medical, energy and transportation. We supply a unique portfolio of atmospheric and process gases, equipment and services.
The Sourcing Specialist will be part of the Procurement team based in Wroclaw and will work for the Central Europe. The person would be responsible for developing, negotiate and implement and maintain competitively advantageous procurement strategies in dedicating areas.
Responsibilities (among others):
Achieving purchasing targets within a specified budget, according to Air Products requirements in the Central Europe region (Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia)
Develop and maintain relationship with internal customers and stakeholders within the region
Cooperate with other AP departments in the region to optimize procurement and supplier management processes
Risk and cost management by defining and implementing purchasing strategies for specific goods and services ( Facilities, HR, Marketing, Safety )
Searching and developing new suppliers and maintaining an excellent relationship with our vendor base, continuously reducing cost and improving processes
Preparation of inquiries, analysis and negotiations in specific for specific commodities
Taking care about reporting and purchasing analysis
Requirements (among others):
University degree, preferably economic or technical
2-4 years of experience in a role requiring commercial negotiation skills as a buyer / purchasing role in an international environment)
Proficiency in Czech (necessary condition) and English
Computer literacy - MS Office, in particular Excel.
Basic knowledge of SAP
Self-discipline and results oriented
Interpersonal attitude, organizational skills, dedication, ability to work in a team
The ability to think analytically and a proactive approach to solving issues
Driving license. B
Please provide your CV in English
At Air Products, we offer a culture of respect, challenge and innovation – with excellent opportunities for growth and development.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status or veteran status.