Category Expert (Strategic Buyer)
Bosch Group
Timișoara, Județul Timiș, Romania
5 zile în urmă
Job Description

We take the responsibility for Strategic Purchasing and global steering of the Categories such as Logistic Services, Professional Services, IT Equipment and Services, Machine Repair Operations MRO, Machinery and Equipment, Facility Management Services, and for all indirect demands on Eastern Europe and DACH level within the Bosch Group.

As a global organization, we ensure proximity to our internal customers and regional markets through the active presence of our Buyers.

When defining the Category and the Supplier Strategies we seek close alignment and rely on early involvement with our internal customers. In implementing these strategies, we focus on realizing bundling potentials as well as securing a strong and reliable supply base.

We understand change as an opportunity to shape the future. We do not hesitate to adjust our organization and services to meet future requirements.

Our target is to be best in class. We always look out for best practice in the market to achieve excellence in everything we do.

  • Strategic purchasing for the assigned material field and region – Source to Contract;
  • Input to and implementation of global strategies for the defined category by ensuring compliance requirements;
  • Build effective stakeholder relationship management - e.g. technical functions, production maintenance). Increase of early involvement and project coordination;
  • Preparation and execution of tenders (RFI / RFQ);
  • Design of Negotiation Strategy and execution under competition as well as w/o competition;
  • Preparation and approval of purchasing decisions / contracts in accordance with the signature regulations;
  • Manage suppliers to ensure timely deliveries and quality compliance, incl. data quality, evaluation, contract management;
  • Ensure data quality and efficiency, by increasing the rate of automated orders (e.g. eCat, Scheduling Agreements).


  • Contract and Price negotiation;
  • Understanding the basic knowledge of the supply chain area (logistics, planning, order, etc.);
  • Project Management and capacity to efficiently manage multiple projects;
  • Effective listening and communication (verbal and written) with stakeholders on various hierarchy levels. Good cross-functional coordination and commercial mindset;
  • Clarity and Accuracy: Checks own work;
  • Willing to take responsibility and decisive in a time-sensitive situation
  • Teamwork: Solicits inputs and encourages others;
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills. Ability to identify issues, develop solutions & drive results;
  • Data Analysis and proficiency in Microsoft Office;
  • Fluency in English. German would represent an advantage;
  • Bachelor’s degree or 5 years’ minimum professional experience in Procurement, Sourcing, Contracts Management or equivalent role.

Additional Information

#LikeABosch Benefits:

  • The 13-th salary; 
  • Meal tickets;
  • Medical subscription - We know how important health is, so you get a medical subscription through the Regina Maria network, paid by the company;
  • Relocation package;
  • Language courses - We invite you to learn new languages in your free time and get a discount of up to 600 Ron/module;
  • Professional development - Great opportunities to develop yourself within the company;
  • Life events celebration - Your family is growing while working at Bosch? We congratulate your newborn with a 1000 Euro bonus; 
  • Growing number of vacation days - Work-life balance is essential for us, therefore we offer you 1 more day of vacation for every 2 years you spend in Bosch;
  • Home office - Possibility to work from home a few days per month; 
  • Health and sport benefits - Because your health is a priority to us; 
  • Various discounts to our partners
  • Inspiring working conditions
  • Diversity and multicultural mindset;
  • Bookster- the road to self improvement is paved by books.
Raportați această lucrare

Thank you for reporting this job!

Your feedback will help us improve the quality of our services.

Email-ul meu
Făcând clic pe "Continuă", acord nevoo consimțământ de a procesa datele mele și de a-mi trimite alerte prin e-mail, așa cum este detaliat în policyApplicația de confidențialitate a lui neuvoo. Pot să-mi retrag consimțământul sau să mă dezabonez în orice moment.