Global Logistics Buyer

EUR40000 - EUR45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
05 Feb 2021
05 Mar 2021
Rikard Lenkler
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Logistics Buyer - New Shared Service Centre

International Industrial Automation Organization

Location - Katowice, PL

Salary - 170k-200k PLN + Bonus & Benefits

Contact - Rikard,

This leading global industrial automation organization is establishing a new global shared services procurement organization in Katowicea and is looking to hire experienced Logistics Procurement Specialists to join their new team.

As a global logistics buyer, you will take responsibility for a large critical spend portfolio covering the businesses' Road, Air, and Sea transport networks, final-mile distribution and will play a role in developing the future transport management system (TMS). As this is a newly established team you will be responsible for developing the category management and sourcing strategy from scratch and will require someone who is highly entrepreneurial with a self-starter mindset to be able to deliver results with little guidance from senior leadership.

This is an opportunity to put your own mark on a growing international procurement organization and take full ownership over your spend categories.

As the Global Logistics Buyer you will be responsible for:-

  • Building the maturity of the global procurement team by implementing effective global sourcing strategies for your designated spend categories
  • Utilizing the firms spend analytics tools to consolidate suppliers and negotiate more efficient global deals
  • Support the implementation and roll-out of new TMS to further develop procurement's infrastructure
  • Providing subject matter expertise of logistics procurement to cross-functional global teams

To be successful in this Global Logistics Buyer position you must be comfortable in dealing with ambiguity in a newly created role and department and be confident working in an environment with little process or guidance. You will have a high degree of autonomy to develop your own strategies and processes that will deliver optimal results to the organization.

If you are an experienced logistics procurement professional looking for a challenging new opportunity in a growing team then this is the perfect job for you. Apply now with an up to date copy of your CV (In English) via the link above or directly to Rikard at