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Strategic Purchaser


Tatabánya, HU

Job Family:  Supply & Logistics
Country/Region:  Hungary

Strategic Purchaser


Most of us want to work for a company that makes a difference. Well, at Coloplast you can. Our purpose at Coloplast is to make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs.
In Corporate Procurement we are looking for a strong and dynamic profile to take up a new position as Strategic Purchaser. The position will be located in one of our biggest manufacturing sites in Tatabanya, Hungary.
The candidate will be working closely with the team in our manufacturing site in Nyírbátor but also with the global Procurement Team in Coloplast in EU, Asia and US. The candidate will be responsible for identifying cost saving activities and to implement these in close cooperation with the internal organization and the suppliers, with support from the colleagues in the global procurement function. 



- Responsible for Supplier Relationship Management and sourcing activities for direct and/or indirect materials and services.

- Work closely together with the local site as well as with the global team at each Coloplast site to optimize the spend related to direct and/or indirect materials, services and CAPEX
- Run global projects in various material categories
- Facilitate and lead supplier negotiations
- Challenge our existing supplier portfolio by finding and qualifying new suppliers in the region



- College / University degree
- 5 years of business experience, preferably within Procurement 
- Skilled negotiator with a commercial understanding and ability to see sourcing opportunities globally as well as regionally
- Strong commercial skills and technical insight is an advantage
- Relevant commercial or/and technical education and background
- The ability to ensure a collaborative environment with key stakeholders
- Capable of working cross-functionally and cross-geographically with people on all levels in the organization
- Target oriented, self-starter, precise, willing to travel
- Fluent in spoken and written English and Hungarian


What we offer:

- Respectful working environment, innovative leadership

- Comfortable working atmosphere with amenities

- Ongoing professional development


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 14.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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