Strategic Purchasing Manager/ Lead Buyer (m/f/d)

Date: Aug 31, 2021

Location: Eigeltingen, BW, DE, 78253

Company: Aptar Group

Job Opportunity - Strategic Purchasing Manager/ Lead Buyer (m/f/d)

Who we are

At Aptar, we use insights, design, engineering and science to create innovative packaging technologies that build brand value for our customers, and, in turn, make a meaningful difference in the lives, looks, health and homes of people around the world.

Every day, Aptar creates “a-ha moments” for its customers and their consumers and patients by continually bringing innovations to market that convert non-dispensing packaging into breakthrough product-dispensing systems, including those that give people more effective ways to put on their favorite fragrance, kids the opportunity to pour ketchup without making a mess and patients connected technologies that help them more easily adhere to treatment. We have manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and South America and over 14,000 dedicated employees in some 20 countries.


You should work here because we:

  • Attract and develop high performing people.
  • Promote a diverse and inclusive work environment.
  • Allow for failure by allowing people to make mistakes through an open and trusting environment.
  • Invest in the development of employees through local, regional and global career opportunities.
  • Contribute to the communities where we reside.


What’s new with Aptar

We have an exciting position opening in Eigeltingen in our Purchasing department. This position will be in charge of:  

  • Negotiation of prices, Supply Agreements on Site Level
  • Responsibility for Supplier Relationship Management measures, reporting, escalate risk of supply, and lead action plan related to assurance of supply, monitor implementation and continuous development
  • Implementation of strategic sourcing, supplier selection and allocation processes in close coordination with the relevant stakeholder groups
  • Harmonization of processes, contracts and specifications between sites for assigned Categories, monitors the operational implementation of procurement strategies in close cooperation with operational procurement and Site Purchasing Managers
  • Work closely with R&D, Quality and relevant Site & Project Purchasing Manager for selecting alternative sources for projects
  • Support Site Purchasing on related site projects and tasks


What you will bring on the journey
  • Bachelor´s Degree
  • 5 years progressive experience in Purchasing & Sourcing
  • Fluency in German and English. Another European language is a plus
  • 1-2 years experience related to Pharma industry
  • Willingness to travel from time to time
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with awareness of deadlines
  • Good IT skills (Windows Office, SAP, CRM, Ariba, Power BI)

What we offer:

  • Flexible working time and 30 days holiday
  • Employee profit-sharing
  • Special financial benefits such as company fitness, employee discounts, retirement provisions, canteen meals
  • Frequent company events
  • “We act local – and think global“
  • An exciting, diverse and value based working environment

Be You. Be Aptar

Aptar is an equal opportunities employer. We believe that a diverse workforce is key to

our success. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age,

sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.


Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter

following submission of your application.


Your contact person:

Kathrin Striebel

kathrin.striebel@aptar.com I  07732-801 567

Aptar Radolfzell GmbH  I  Öschlestr. 54-56  I  78315 Radolfzell