Purchasing Engineer (m/f/d)

More than 800 people in China already belong to the KERN-LIEBERS group of companies. They work in responsible jobs and each contributes to our success. If you're looking for a new challenge and want to be part of our family, you will find that we have many interesting jobs to offer.

Your responsibilities

  • Hold commercial responsibility for own project development (Plating & External processing)
  • Deep involve in relation to projects and take part of the collaborative planning session with the project core team for Kern-Liebers China
  • Execute RFQs and manage supplier selection in liaison with project core team including adequate involvement of customers and according to RFQ as agreed in the Regional/Global Team
  • Helps optimize the competitiveness of Kern-Liebers China plant by sourcing key Plating & External Processing supplier in a very competitive manner.
  • Handling both short term procurement and to identify and assess innovative / creative long-term supply strategies. Optimize and develop supplier partnership at local/regional/global level
  • Ensures a very good coordination with the Kern-Liebers HQ purchasing team based in Schramberg
  • Review purchase requirement and execute purchase and payment to make sure Plating & External Processing service available on time with reasonable lowest cost
  • Assist suppliers to set up, implement, improve, maintaining quality control system
  • Participate in qualification of suppliers and subcontractors

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineer or mechanical engineer
  • 3-5 years of experience within technical project management
  • In-depth knowledge of plating industry, know deeply on manufacturing process, GB, DIN standards, know how tolerance, stamping, machining etc. on 2D drawing
  • Good communication and negotiation skills. good English skills both oral and written
  • Well-organized, willing to travel and team spirit
  • Able to use Microsoft Office and SAP system


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