Strategic Buyer (m/f) in the Automotive Sector


Do you automatically think about headgear when someone mentions hoods? Does the roaring of engines make your heart beat faster? Does petrol course through your veins and are you looking for a career where you can really make a difference? Then get in touch with us: M Plan is one of Germany's leading experts in mobility engineering. A passion for mobility is what drives us on. We share this with our employees and our customers - and perhaps soon with you too. Are you hooked? Then climb on board and belt yourself in: we offer the optimum environment in which to develop your own professional future.


As a strategic buyer, support our team in developing and continuously optimising sourcing category strategies:

  • Perform benchmarks in the relevant markets (EU, LCC)
  • Search for, develop and manage strategically relevant suppliers and set-up strategic partnerships with suppliers
  • Prepare for and handle contract negotiations
  • Manage suppliers including assessment and revision
  • Attend regular meetings with key suppliers
  • Introduce buying procedures and set-up regular analysis
  • Possible roles Possibly assist the Cluster Manager and Cluster Team members in the development and implementation of new Group-wide strategies and improvement measures
  • Continuously discuss methods and tools with other strategic buyers
  • Coordinate cross-functional cooperation to ensure accepted market/standardised user requirements


  • You have a degree in Economics / Engineering or have a similar technical qualification
  • You already have some years of professional experience (ideally 2-3 years) in a comparable position
  • You are an entrepreneurially-minded person with an implementation-orientated work ethic
  • You have a good command of spoken and written business English and German, at least both level C1 according to the European reference framework for languages
  • You have excellent knowledge of key MS Office products and SAP R/3
  • You have excellent communication skills, are actively willing to get involved, have a structured and precise work ethic, with a commitment and willingness to travel within Germany and abroad completing your Profile

What we offer:

  • Includes our own academy for interdisciplinary further training and individual promotion
  • You will find streamlined Structures and dynamics, interdisciplinary Teams
  • Also includes ideas in the future: company pension scheme

Do you also have petrol coursing through your veins? Mrs. Janin Jahn looks forward to receiving your informative application under reference no. MD51-50110-MPDO , stating your earliest possible start date and salary expectations. Please email your documents to or use our online form.


Branch Dortmund

Mrs. Janin Jahn Märkische Straße 8-10 44135 Dortmund


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