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Commodity Manager - Indirect Purchasing (f/m/d)

Leoben, Styria, AT

Nov 23, 2022

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AT&S is a leading manufacturer of high-end printed circuit boards and IC substrates that industrialises leading-edge technologies in core business segments of Mobile Devices & Substrates, Automotive, Industrial and Medical. The company currently employs over 12,500 people globally across our production facilities in Austria (Leoben, Fehring) and plants in India (Nanjangud), China (Shanghai, Chongqing) and Korea (Ansan near Seoul). Continual international expansion has also resulted in the development of a new high-end production facility for IC Substrates that is currently being built in Kulim, Malaysia. For further information, please visit 


Commodity Manager Indirect Purchasing (f/m/d)


As Commodity Manager – Indirect (non-production), you are responsible for the procurement of Indirect goods and services. Your strong negotiation skills will support quality and cost savings objectives. The position is responsible for leveraging spend across the business, creating and executing strategic cost savings projects and driving out cost. The position is responsible for maintaining and managing the suppliers within your indirect portfolio, ensuring internal stakeholders are complying with the Purchasing processes, while also leading contract management process and supporting aggressive working capital goals.


Your Responsibilities

  • Initiate, develop and implement business strategy for the assigned commodity field
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with internal stakeholders to identify cost reduction opportunities
  • Negotiate commercial and legal terms and conditions of contracts
  • Serve as a leader and subject matter expert for multiple procurement- and business-led projects and initiatives.
  • Ensure participation and optimization of strategic preferred suppliers; manage supply base and supplier relationships; develop new supply sources as needed


Your Profile

  • Recognized Bachelor/Master Degree with a technical and/or commercial background
  • Minimum of 3+ working years experience in a high volume production environment
  • 5+ years of experience in various functions and several areas of SCM - Procurement including cross-functional exposure gained within other functional areas. Comprehensive knowledge about sourcing market knowledge, contract negotiation, price negotiation, and strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Perennial work experience in Indirect Purchasing is a great plus; experience in areas of IT and/or professional services is highly preferred
  • Proficient English oral and writing skills, German/Chinese skill is a plus; open minded for international and inter-cultural working environment
  • Good communication and negotiation skill; excellent presentation skill


Our Offer

  • Personal and professional growth opportunities in an international company
  • Attractive and competitive compensation package and a secure position with long-term career development
  • Flexible work mode, with possibility of partially home office or in shared office in Graz; the work base location is in Leoben, Austria


If you are looking for a new challenging task please send us your application and your detailed resume. It´s just a click to apply online and we are looking forward to it. Your HR Team!


Our salary packages are competitive, take individual qualifications, and experience into consideration. In accordance with the Austrian collective labor agreement, we advise you that the minimum gross annual salary for this role is 45.000,- Euro.