Job: STRATEGIC BUYER / Pest megye

Reference number: STRATBUY-0307

Our partner is a multinational company's subsidiary in Hungary, which provides water technology solutions. We are currently looking for a new employee to their group, to the following position:



  • Perform material and services procurement activities and cost productivity focusing on goods and services in the local site
  • Conduct procurement activities for strategic commodities directed and managed by Procurement EMEA, including execute category strategies, policies, and guidance
  • Define, and implement sourcing strategies, including portfolio analysis, supply base and supply chain optimization
  • Coordinate and perfom procurement activities in different projects, such as: product development or supplier development
  • Identify internal customer requirements and collaborate with internal customers, represent the company to the external suppliers
  • Actively search for suppliers, structures, processes and tools for assigned commodites
  • Coordinate with local Buyers and all other counterparts and stakeholders to determine supplier performance as it impacts commodity strategies, contract management, and overall commodity supplier management
  • Negotiate and sign off on Supplier Contracts as per delegation of authority
  • Provide a supplier meet the company's technical and service needs
  • Develop and maintain the supplier base
  • Approve and review Supplier Action Plans
  • Actively communicate with local and corporate functions
  • Search information about financial status, legal irregularities, sustainability and other aspects


  • At a minimum Bachelor's degree in business administration or a related field
  • Preferably at leat 5 years experience of – Procurement in comparable role (direct material sourcing)
  • Fluent in oral and written English and Hungarian languages
  • B driver's license
  • Ability to travel (internal and external journeys too)
  • Good skills in negotiation techniques
  • Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Willing and flexible to accept new challenges
  • Driven and with target focus


  • Experience of following direct commodities: electronics, PCB Assembly, power cables, plastic injection molding, castings, sintered products, cardboard packaging


  • Competitive salary
  • Cafeteria
  • Travel contribution
  • External business travels
  • Career advancement opportunity


  • Hungary / Pest county

Other information:

  • If you are interested in this job opportunity, please apply for it with your Hungarian and English CV.
  • The job is located in Cegléd.
  • Working hours: 8:00-16:00, it could be flexible

Work experience:

  • 5-7 years

Expected qualification:

  • College degree
  • University degree

Language knowledge:

  • English Fluent - written & oral


  • LOGISTICS / TRANSPORTATION: Anyaggazdálkodás-en
  • LOGISTICS / TRANSPORTATION: Gyártástervezés (JIT) / Beszerzés-en

Position level:

  • Entry level