Buyer (f/m/x) Indirect Sourcing; Kirchardt; Germany


We are Valmet Automotive: Since 1968, we have stood for integrated automotive engineering on behalf of world-renowned OEMs. Today, around 4.100 employees in Finland, Germany and Poland shape our success as a complete vehicle manufacturer in the automotive sector, and as a system supplier for battery systems as well as kinematic and convertible top systems. Our entire strategy, and especially our EV Systems branch, focuses on tomorrow’s mobility. We develop and manufacture battery systems from 48V to high voltage for vehicles and off-highway applications.

As part of our team, you'll not only ignite the turbo boost for your professional development – you'll be at the forefront of the electromobility revolution. Our work culture? Straightforward and honest. Arrogance is not our thing. We let our actions speak for themselves, are courageous, constantly learn new things – and respect each other. Because respect is at the heart of our team spirit. We take our tasks and you seriously. So, hit the start button and enrich us as a


Buyer (f/m/x) Indirect Sourcing

in Kirchardt near Heilbronn, Germany


Your job site and team:

Our brand new, 11.500 m² battery factory in Kirchardt is ideally located off the A6 and in the middle of the Kraichgau region: a green, family-friendly region with idyllic towns and great wine-growing areas.

As a member of our Purchasing Department, you’ll operate with perfectly coordinated supply chains and the latest innovations in the automotive industry. Always at your side: a well-matched team, working together all across Europe.


Here’s where you’ll make an impact:

You’ll take care of the purchasing of indirect material at our batterie production site in Kirchardt.


  • Mainly you’ll skillfully manage the whole procurement process of our production and facility equipment and services.
  • Also you’ll take care of the purchasing contracts and ensure all needed documentation is gathered and stored for indirect supplier of materials and services.
  • You’ll manage our supplier base of indirect material and make sure that suppliers comply with our guidelines and those of our customers.
  • Last but not least, you’ll always strive to optimize and develop the indirect sourcing processes and support the implementation of SAP S/4HANA.


This is your basic equipment:

  • Successfully completed technical or business studies or comparable training (e.g. vocational training with relevant work experience)
  • Relevant professional experience (at least 3 years) in a comparable function, ideally in a manufacturing company in the automotive industry
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Your English: Off the charts! Your German: Ebenfalls prima! Other strong points of yours: team spirit and the ability to drive change. Your formula for success: “change = chance”.


Our special extras:

  • Well-structured onboarding
  • Great development opportunities with clear career paths, target agreements and regular feedback
  • An employer committed to sustainable, environmentally conscious business practices that is expanding rapidly
  • 30 days of vacation as well as special leave days and great bonuses for certain private occasions
  • Capital-forming benefits and above-average company pension scheme
  • Friendly colleagues who want to set things in motion
  • Performance-related bonuses
  • Possibility of remote, flexible working (if your position allows it)
  • Ergonomic and modern workstations
  • Free coffee, fruits and water
  • Employee discounts with Corporate Benefits and an employee referral program
  • We support your mobility with Bikeleasing
  • Versatile e-learning opportunities to explore new horizons
  • Entertaining, often unforgettable company events


Off to the starting line!

Simply upload your application documents via our application tool. If we have what you’d like, and you’ve got what we’re looking for, there's nothing standing in the way of a first interview, in which we'll be happy to clarify all your questions!

If you have any questions before you apply, Elisa Ernst from HR will be happy to hear from you on +4915143102583.


Note: Colorful teams are one of our key strengths. We welcome anyone who recognizes her- or himself in the ad above. We explicitly promote diversity, equal opportunities regardless of age, origin and gender, and the inclusion of handicapped people.


Contract Nature:  Regular
Company:  Valmet Automotive Solutions GmbH

Kirchardt, BW, DE, 74912

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