Senior Operational Buyer
Are you excited by innovative products such as power supply solutions or coils & linear drive solutions? We’ve got the perfect job for you. SFC develops, manufactures and markets highly reliable standard and semi-standard high-power platform solution for demanding requirements in laser, semi-conductor manufacturing equipment and analytical applications. Furthermore, SFC co-develops and manufactures highly complex and reliable coils & linear drives for the semi-conductor manufacturing equipment and analytical applications. SFC is operating from its R&D and manufacturing locations in Almelo, The Netherlands and Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
We are currently recruiting a Senior Operational Buyer in Cluj to support the Operations Team from our headquarters in Brunnthal, Germany. As an Operational Buyer, you ensure the supply of our production sites so that our products can be manufactured without interruption. In this regard, you are responsible for the procurement of company necessities. You will be in close contact with our partners and suppliers to assure deliverables as a key person that maintains and grows relationships between companies. We highly appreciate a long-term and stable relationship with our suppliers. Therefore, you will play an essential role in the development of our supplier relationships by building professional and trusting relationships with our partners.
• You review existing framework agreement orders and deliver them to vendors. The quantity demand/suggestions would be automatically created as a disposition/proposal from our ERP system (Pro Alpha and SAP); • You carefully compare the order confirmation to the purchase order and enter it into the ERP system; • You submit requests to approved vendors and negotiate them for our indirect material requirements; • You monitor the confirmed delivery date and guarantee that the goods arrive at SFC on time; • You accurately check the invoices, before you direct them to the finance department for payment; in case of a mismatch, you align with the supplier; • You take responsibility for maintaining and correcting master data in our ERP systems; • You clarify existing issues with your team supervisor or directly with the appropriate strategic buyer; • You provide guidance to the junior operational purchaser if requested.
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Management or a relevant field; • A minimum of 4 years of work experience in a similar position; used to working in an international (matrix) organization; • Advanced skills in MS Office applications (Excel, Powerpoint) and in-depth knowledge of ERP systems (SAP or Proalpha is a plus); • Good English communication skills (both oral and written), German helpful, not a must; • Ability to communicate concisely and act in a multicultural and cross-functional environment at all levels inside and outside the company; • Analytical mindset, proactive and team player attitude; • Result-oriented, and high flexibility; • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision; • Willingness to travel, occasionally, to our location in Brunnthal (Germany) and/or to external stakeholders; • Driving license cat. B.
It’s an exciting time to be a part of SFC. Show us how much energy you’re holding and feel empowered to be your best. Help us shape the future of the power supply, coil & linear drive, and fuel cell industries. SFC Energy is a fast-growing company, part of SFC Energy AG, a German-listed company (F3C), which is strongly driven by technological innovation. Here you will find exciting areas to work in, challenging tasks, and a fantastic team.
• Apart from a competitive salary you will have access to a substantial benefits package that includes: meal tickets (30 RON), private health insurance, transport compensation, bonuses for special occasions/events, Bookster subscription, and more; • The satisfaction of contributing directly to build a larger and better organization, and leaving your mark on the corporate culture of our company; • Joining an open culture, where our core values – alignment, reliability, responsibility – have meaning; • We encourage and support the autonomy of working and ownership; • A stimulating workflow with complex and diverse tasks; • Internal or external technical training and personal development opportunities, based on your Performance & Growth assignments; • Flexible working hours; • Hybrid working options.
Do you think you got what it takes? Don’t hesitate and send an e-mail to Human Resources: [email protected]. We are looking forward to your application!
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