FAAC Group, world leader in access automation, parking and access control, including 40 sales companies, more than 3.400 employees worldwide and 18 manufacturing plants, is looking for a Category Buyer to join our Corporate Purchasing Department at the Headquarter. The candidate will manage the portfolio of the production lines as well as supporting the team responsible for material of aluminum, zamak and plastic die-casting molds.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and negotiate terms and conditions of the commercial offers
  • Purchase goods, materials and components according to the quality, cost and delivery targets
  • Manage, develop and assess suppliers in order to improve supply-chain KPIs
  • Identify areas of potential cost reduction, scouting new and better solutions
  • Work closely to other departments in order to improve purchasing processes
  • Ensure compliance with Corporate guidelines and Purchasing policies and procedures
  • Identify areas of improvement of those policies, where applicable


Key requirements:

  • Degree in Engineering or similar technical background
  • 1-3 years in similar position, within an industrial context
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • Knowledge of SAP will be considered as a plus
  • Availability for business trips, when necessary


Skills:

  • Good communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving ability
  • High flexibility
  • Great enthusiasm and motivation