Industrial Purchaser (w/m/x) – Permanent role


Industrial Purchaser (w/m/x) – Permanent role

  • Location: Luxembourg
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #6996

ManpowerGroup's Recruitment Agency is hiring for one of its clients, an industrial company specializing in automotive, which is looking to hire a Purchaser (f/m/x) on a permanent contract.



As a Purchaser reporting to the Purchasing Manager, your primary focus will be on tracking and improving costs along the Supply Chain Components & Subcontracting Services.

  • Managing a portfolio of components and subcontracting services.
  • Handling RFQ, negotiating optimal conditions, and selecting suitable suppliers.
  • Analyzing cost breakdowns of components and services, implementing corrective actions.
  • Providing cost justifications for suppliers and subcontracting services.
  • Improving the cost efficiency of the supply chain components from sub-suppliers to end suppliers.
  • Overseeing Company & Customers' toolings at suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Decision-making involvement during new project launches on components and suppliers.
  • Setting up, tracking, and managing electricity & gas contracts.
  • Following components from pre-serial production phase until end of production.
  • Supporting Procurement Team in supply strategy (safety stock, consignment, etc.).
  • Collaborating closely with Quality Suppliers Department to ensure supplier excellence.
  • Maintaining updated purchasing modules in the ERP system.
  • Market and supplier benchmarking for identifying opportunities and maintaining healthy competition.
  • Managing Engineering Change requests from Suppliers' Service Providers.
  • Tracking of KPIs, negotiation, benchmarking, cost reduction, savings, and reporting.
  • Serving as the single point of contact between Supplier and Customer.
  • Openness to travel.



  • Master’s degree in business management, Business Administration, or Purchasing focus.
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in purchasing roles in the industry sector
  • Technical background or understanding.
  • Proficient in MRP (ERP) systems.
  • Professional certifications (APICS, CPIM) preferred.
  • Excellent English communication skills (written and verbal); proficiency in French and/or German is an asset.
  • Strong negotiation, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work collaboratively in teams.



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