Purchasing Manager

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Engineering, Manufacturing
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Commodities / Resources, Manufacturing / Engineering
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KR Recruitment are delighted to be recruiting this Purchasing Manager role in Luxembourg for our multinational client within their European region.  Our client is a global leader within its manufacturing sector.

You will work closely with the EMEA management team and have a pivotal role in the development and strategy of the region.  This is a great role in which you can further develop your skills and be mentored in purchasing techniques.


Your main responsibilities:

  • Manage the purchasing department.
  • Ensure the company has selected the best possible suppliers with the best agreements.  
  • Act as an internal coordinator with mechanical and electrical departments to ensure the right stock level.


Main missions of your department:

  • Define the needs together with R&D and Production, sourcing suppliers, making requests, negotiating and concluding frame-contracts for new projects;
  • Optimize supply chain by all adequate actions: contracts, strategic supplies, application of lean-just in time principles;
  • Manage all sourcing-purchasing projects;
  • Handle the Supplier Management (contacts, market data, negotiations, conditions, payments, complaints, supplier visits);
  • Maintain of Master Data, including the timely update of the “procurement cost”;
  • Strategic optimization of procurement activities for several product categories.


Your profile:

  • You graduated with a Master’s degree in Business Studies and/or Technics with additional procurement training;
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of experience as a purchasing manager within an industrial company;
  • You are fluent in French, English and German.
  • Your behaviour facilitates the information streams between Production, R&D, Sales and any other partner on the project;
  • You know how to take the Lead on projects and bring all involved people to work towards a common objective;
  • You are objective oriented and take care of parameters like cost, quality, quantity and deadlines.


For a confidential discussion regarding this role, please send us your CV in the first instance to Mohamed Benmelouka – mohamed.benmelouka@krrecruitment.com.

KR Recruitment are a leading executive resourcing company based in heart of Luxembourg city.  We offer a flexible range of recruitment services, and specialise in sourcing the best talent for the Financial Services & Commercial / Industrial sectors. Visit our website at www.krrecruitment.com